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First of its KindFIRST - in a network of canals - PREMIER - d'un réseau de canaux - Montréal, Québec

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The Lachine Canal was the first in a network of canals on the Saint-Lawrence River. Le Canal de Lachine a constitué la tête d'un réseau de canaux sur le fleuve Saint-Laurent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 10/22/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - National Society's DAR Chapter in Houston - Houston, TX

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A state historical marker in downtown Houston, Texas, denoting the site of the first National Society "Daughters of the American Revolution" in Houston (and the 5th in the state of Texas).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/21/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST--recorded contribution to pecan literature - Seguin, Texas

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This bronze plaque is under the statue of the World's Largest Pecan statue - located on the northern grounds of the Guadeloupe County Courthouse - 211 Court Street - Seguin, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: 12/20/2014

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Shelby Chapel Cemetery - Henderson County, TX

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A 1999 Texas Historical Marker for Shelby Chapel Cemetery notes that the first burial was that of an infant who was born and who died on the same day in 1897.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - North West Mounted Policemen Sent To The Yukon - Skagway, AK

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A marker commemorating Inspector Charles Constantine and Staff Sergeant Charles Brown, the first members of the North West Mounted Police sent to the Yukon Territory, is located in Centennial Park in Skagway, AK.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Alaska

date approved: 10/16/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST - Tavern - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Chateau Lafayette is the oldest tavern in Ottawa (previously Bytown), Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/15/2018

last visited: 10/20/2018

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First of its KindPREMIÈRE - Canadienne Française nommée au Sénat - FIRST - French Canadian Woman named to the Senate - Ottawa, Ontario

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L'Honorable Marianna Beauchamp Jodoin fut la première Canadienne Française nommée au Sénat. The Honourable Marianna Beauchamp Jodoin was the first French Canadian woman to be summoned to the Senate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/15/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Aboriginal Canadian Senator - Premier Sénateur Canadien d'origine Autochtone - Ottawa, Ontario

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In 1958, the Honourable James Gladstone became the first aboriginal Canadian summoned to the Senate. En 1958, l'Honorable James Gladstone est devenu le premier Canadien d'origine Autochtone nommé au Sénat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/15/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Woman Senator - PREMIÈRE - Sénatrice - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Honourable Cairine Reay Wilson was the first woman summoned to the Senate of Canada. L'Honorable Cairine Reay Wilson fut la première femme nommée au Sénat du Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/15/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Commercial Store - Deland, Florida

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Marker is in DeLand, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on West Indiana Avenue west of North Woodland Boulevard (U.S. 17/92), on the left when traveling west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member takeabrake

location: Florida

date approved: 10/15/2018

last visited: 10/21/2018

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First of its KindOLDEST--Continuously running school in Texas - Seguin, Texas

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This bronze marker is within a nice display of religious statuary outside the entrance of St. James Catholic School - 507 South Camp in Seguin, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Payne Cemetery - Henderson County, TX

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A 2012 Texas Historical Marker at the gate to Payne Cemetery, south of Eustace on FM 2329 in rural Henderson County, notes that the first burial in the cemetery was that of Benjamin R. Cook, in 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST--Seguin School Financed by Subscription - Seguin, Texas

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This Texas marker and medallion are located on the west wall of the St. James Catholic School - 507 South Camp in Seguin, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Texas

date approved: 10/12/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Person to be Buried in the Athens Cemetery - Athens, TX

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While a Texas Historical Marker references his 1857 burial here, a granite marker at the final resting place of William J. Brantley "officially" notes that he was the first person to be buried in the Athens Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST - Hotel in East Texas - Jefferson, TX

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Built in 1858, the Excelsior House in Jefferson, TX (USA) has been in continuous operation since its beginning and is recognized as the oldest hotel in East Texas. It has hosted several famous guests in its past, including two US Presidents.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: 7/8/2017

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First of its KindOLDEST -- Protestant Church in Big Bend region - Marfa, TX

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St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Marfa, Texas, USA is the oldest Protestant Church in the Big Bend region (an area of roughly 38,000 sq miles).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: 10/6/2011

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First of its KindOLDEST - Structure in Fayette County, Texas - Round Top, TX

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Moore's Fort is a twin dogtrot-type blockhouse previously occupied by Colonel John Henry Moore around the time of the Texas Revolution. Built in 1828, it's listed as the oldest structure in Fayette County (Texas).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: 10/6/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - Church in Fayette County, Texas - Round Top, TX

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Moore's Fort is a twin dogtrot-type blockhouse previously occupied by Colonel John Henry Moore around the time of the Texas Revolution. It was eventually used as the site for the first Church in Fayette County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/10/2018

last visited: 10/6/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - Czech Immigrants in Texas - Nelsonville, TX

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A state historical marker in rural central Texas near several Czech settlements in and around Fayette and Austin Counties, denoting the names of the first Czech immigrants to arrive in the early 1850's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/9/2018

last visited: 10/6/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - Anglican Church in Calgary North of the Bow River

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And now for something completely different, we present a bell tower which has lost its church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/8/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Founder of First Sunday School in Texas - Gonzales, Texas

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This simple granite and brass marker is located on the south east corner of the entrance to the First Baptist Church Annex - Church Square - 422 St. Paul in Gonzales, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Texas

date approved: 10/8/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Sonic Manager - Stillwater, OK

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A statue at the FIRST Sonic Drive-In

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/8/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - time centennial flame was lit - PREMIÈRE - fois que la flamme du centenaire fut allumée - Ottawa, Ontario

in First of its Kind

The Centennial Flame was first lit on December 31, 1966 to mark the first 100 years of confederation. La Flame du Centennaire fut allumée la première fois le 31 décembre 1966 pour souligner le premier centenaire de la Confédération.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/5/2018

last visited: 10/9/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - woman cabinet minister - PREMIÈRE - femme ministre - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Honourable Ellen Loucks Fairclough, P.C., first woman Cabinet Minister in Canada. L'honorable Ellen Loucks Fairclough, P.C., première femme ministre au Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/4/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - woman elected to the House of Commons - PREMIÈRE - femme élue à la chambre des Communes - Ottawa, Ontario

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Agnes Campbell MacPhail, M.P., was the first woman elected to the Canadian House of Commons. Agnes Campbell Macphail, député, fut la première femme élue à la chambre des Communes au Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/4/2018

last visited: never

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