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First of its KindFIRST - Person to be Murdered on a Railway Train - Cadogan Terrace, London, UK

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This blue plaque, one of a series entitled "Historic Buildings of Bow", advises that Thomas Briggs "was the first person to be murdered on a railway train" on 9th July 1864. The pub has gone and the plaque is attached to a wall of a block of flats.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/18/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindSite of First Carnegie Library in Texas - Pittsburg, TX

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A 1973 Texas Historical Marker at Pittsburg City Hall, 200 Rusk St, Pittsburg, TX, notes this as the site of the very first Carnegie Library in Texas, which, unfortunately, burned in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/15/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in Greenhill Cemetery - Greenhill, TX

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A modern headstone marks the final resting place of an unknown traveler whose burial at Greenhill Cemetery was the first, way back in late 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/14/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Pioneer Settler in the Area - Springdale, UT

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A historical marker located at the bus stop for Zion Lodge in Zion National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Utah

date approved: 8/14/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- All-American Road in Utah - Dixie, UT

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One of a few historical markers at the entrance to Red Canyon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Utah

date approved: 8/13/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Dated Stone in Rockhill Cemetery - Franklin County, TX

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A 1977 Texas Historical Marker at Rockhill Cemeter in rural Franklin County, TX notes that the oldest dated stone in the cemetery belongs to Willie H. Terrell, a young girl who was buried in 1881.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/13/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in Rockhill Cemetery - Franklin County, TX

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The headstone for Mary Hitchens, who died around 1876, notes that her burial was the first in Rockhill Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/12/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Methodist College - Abingdon, MD

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Site of the worlds first methodist college.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/11/2018

last visited: 5/31/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mayor of Scottsdale - Scottsdale, AZ

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One of many dedicated benches in downtown Scottsdale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/9/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Office of the Chamber of Commerce in Scottsdale - Scottsdale, AZ

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A converted bank building in downtown Scottsdale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/9/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Bank in Scottsdale - Scottsdale, AZ

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A converted bank building in downtown Scottsdale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/9/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- General Store in Scottsdale - Scottsdale, AZ

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One of many dedicated benches in downtown Scottsdale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/9/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Known Grave in Pine Forest Cemetery - Pine Forest, TX

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A 1999 Texas Historical Marker at Pine Forest Cemetery indicates that the earliest known grave in the cemetery belongs to John Minter, who was buried here way back in 1856.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/8/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Analemmatic Sundial in Washington, MO

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Areas first interactive sun dial, actually, the first Analemmatic Sundial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/8/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Bridges Chapel Cemetery - Titus County, TX

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A 2000 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Bridges Chapel Cemetery notes that the earliest marked grave in the cemetery belongs to Mary Bridges Williams, who died in childbirth in 1868.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/5/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST -- oldest building in the Historic Ottawa Central Business District - Ottawa, Kansas

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This one story wooden frame building is located at 309 S. Hickory Street in Ottawa, Kansas. (The building is now listed as 311 S. Hickory)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/4/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - African American Catholic Church in Texas

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Since its beginning in 1889, Holy Rosary Catholic Church remains strong despite the damages sustained by the forces of Mother Nature.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 8/4/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindHunt County's FIRST Railroad - Greenville, TX

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A 1972 Texas Historical Marker, "Hunt County's First Railroad," stands in front of the 1896 Katy Depot, 3102 Lee St, Greenville, TX, noting that the first train in the county arrived here in Greenville in 1880.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/3/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Existing Monument in Oaklawn Cemetery - Cooper, TX

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A 2009 Texas Historical Marker at Oaklawn Cemetery indicates that the oldest existing grave monument in the cemetery belongs to Mary Cumming, who died in 1881.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Hagansport Cemetery - Hagansport, TX

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A 2003 Texas Historical Marker at Hagansport Cemetery notes that the earliest marked grave in the cemetery belongs to Laura Terry, who died at the young age of sixteen back in 1887.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/1/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Recorded Burial in Fairview Cemetery - Hagansport, TX

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A 1995 Texas Historical Marker at Fairview Cemetery indicates that the first recorded burial here was that of Wilson B. Westerman, back in 1881.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/1/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - U.S. Civil Building in Texas

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A trifecta of FIRST: U.S. Civil Building, U.S. District Court, and District Judge in Texas. (Remember - Texas became a STATE in 1845)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 7/31/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Major Lumber Yard in San Diego - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical signs in downtown San Diego.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/31/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Recorded Burial in Camp Shed Cemetery - Mount Joy, TX

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A 2010 Texas Historical Marker at Camp Shed Cemetery notes that the first recorded burial was that of an infant, Johnnie Kerbow, in 1880.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Recorded Burial in Mount Joy Cemetery - Mount Joy, TX

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A 2010 Texas Historical Marker at the Mount Joy Cemetery notes that the first recorded burial here was that of Mary Garrett, back in 1873. This cemetery, along with an old church, is about all that remains of the Mount Joy community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/28/2018

last visited: never

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