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First of its KindFIRST - Settler - PREMIER - Colon - Ottawa, Ontario

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Philemon Wright was the first settler of an area currently known as the National Capital Region. No permanent settlement occurred in the area until 1800 when Philemon Wright founded his village near the falls, on the north shore of the Ottawa River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Timber raft floated down the Ottawa River - Gatineau, Québec

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The first square timber raft floated downstream on the Ottawa River to Québec was accomplished by Philemon Wright in 1806.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Dated Headstone in Granbury Cemetery - Granbury, TX

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A 2001 Texas Historical Marker at the Granbury Cemetery notes that the earliest dated headstone in the cemetery belongs to John Edwards, who was buried here in 1853.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/22/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindAmerica's First Bessemer Steel Mill - Wyandotte, MI

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This plaque is located in Wyandotte, MI

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LadyKarine

location: Michigan

date approved: 5/22/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Official Park of the city of Ottawa - PREMIER - Parc Officiel de la ville d'Ottawa - Ottawa, Ontario

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Major's Hill Park, located on Mackenzie Avenue, is the city of Ottawa's first official Park. Le Parc Major's Hill, situé sur l'avenue Mackenzie, est le premier parc officiel de la ville d'Ottawa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Mitchell Bend Cemetery - Hood County, TX

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A 1989 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Mitchell Bend Cemetery indicates that the earliest marked grave here is that of James Earnest, who was buried here in 1872.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Rural Mail Route - Memorial Park - Hennessey, OK

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This historical marker commemorates Oklahoma's FIRST rural mail route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Bank in Kingfisher County

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The Farmers and Merchants National Bank building in downtown Hennessey is the OLDEST bank building in Kingfisher County and one of the oldest banks in Indian Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Recorded Interment in Red Hill Cemetery - Murchison, TX

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A 1995 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Red Hill Cemetery, near Murchison, TX, indicates that the first recorded interment in the cemetery was that of Lucinda Morton, back in 1877.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/13/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Marked Grave in Allen Cemetery - Murchison, TX

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A 2005 Texas Historical Marker at Allen Cemetery notes that the oldest marked grave in the cemetery is that of James Mack Pettiet, who was buried here in 1890.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/13/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Railway to reach Ottawa - PREMIÈRE - Ligne de chemin de fer à atteindre Ottawa - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Bytown and Prescott Railway is the first railway line to reach Ottawa - La ligne ferroviaire Bytown et Prescott est la première ligne ferroviaire à atteindre Ottawa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/10/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Known Burial in Long Creek Cemetery - Hood County, TX

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A 2009 Texas Historical Marker at Long Creek Cemetery, in rural Hood County, TX, notes that the earliest known burials here are of two Haley children, in 1864 and 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/10/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Log flume ride created for a Disney theme park

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A sign at Splash Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/10/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Recognized Girl Scout in Texas - Denton, TX

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First Girl Scout in Texas. #4149

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 5/10/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Girl Scout Troop in Texas - Denton, TX

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First Girl Scout Troop in TX. #4148

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 5/10/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Bethesda Cemetery - Garner, TX

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A 1978 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Bethesda Cemetery notes that the earliest marked grave in the cemetery belongs to Charlie A. Walker, an infant who died in 1880.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/8/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Civil Rights Museum in the USA - Memphis, Tennessee.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel, on April 4, 1968, making it a symbol for the civil rights movement. in 1982 it became America’s FIRST civil rights museum. located in Memphis, Tennessee,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/6/2018

last visited: 5/2/2018

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First of its KindOLDEST Marked Grave in Whitt Cemetery - Whitt, TX

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A 1992 Texas Historical Marker at Whitt Cemetery notes that the oldest marked grave here is that of Margaret A. Gipson, who was buried in 1879.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/6/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst University of the independent Greek State - Athens - Greece

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Oldest Building of the University of Athens

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Greece

date approved: 5/6/2018

last visited: 5/6/2018

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First of its KindFIRST Baptist Convention in Indian Territory - Tahlequah, OK

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This historical marker proclaims several FIRSTS in this area of Tahlequah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/4/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst NW Alabama historic district placed on NRHP - Tuscumbia, AL

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A first listing on the NRHP for NW Alabama historic district

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/3/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Starr Cemetery - Canton, TX

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A 1991 Texas Historical Marker notes that the earliest marked grave in Starr Cemetery belongs to an infant -- Tony Monroe -- who died in 1889.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/3/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Document Burial in Hillcrest Cemetery - Canton, TX

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A 1990 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Canton's Hillcrest Cemetery indicates that the oldest document burial in the cemetery is that of Ann Calhoon, who was buried here in 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/2/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst electromagnetic telecommunication Gauss-Weber-Telegraph - Göttingen, NI, Germany

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First electromagnetic telecommunication = Basis for all handy and GPS today! You are at exactly the right place in Göttingen where the first electromagnetic telecommunication took place in 1833

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bush-Rescue

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/2/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Settler in Lane County, OR

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Elijah Bristow was the first settler in Lane County and deeded Pleasant Hill Cemetery in which he is buried, in 1853.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/1/2018

last visited: never

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