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First of its KindFIRST -- President of the Lincoln Highway Association, I-80 exit 283 Rest area, east of Laramie WY

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The monument in honor of Henry B. Joy, the first President of the Lincoln Highway Association

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/23/2018

last visited: 7/18/2005

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First of its KindFIRST -- Transcontinental Highway in the US, Cheyenne WY

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The Lincoln Highway is the first US Transcontinental highway, stretching from New York City to San Francisco

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/21/2018

last visited: 11/29/2010

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First of its KindFIRST -- Marked Grave at Daniel Cemetery, De Soto TX

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The grave of William Langley, the first marked grave at Daniel Cemetery, in De Soto TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/19/2018

last visited: 2/17/2018

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First of its KindFIRST Graves in Carson Cemetery - Ector, TX

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A 1998 Texas Historical Marker notes that the first graves in the cemetery are possibly those belonging to Mrs. Minerva Hunter, one of her daughters, and a servant, all killed by natives in 1842.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Women's PE Teacher at Normal College - Denton, TX

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First Women's PE Teacher at NTSNC in Denton, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial in Concord Cemetery - Hainesville, TX

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First burial in Concord Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in William W. Bell Cemetery - Fannin County, TX

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A 1988 Texas Historical Marker in front of the William W. Bell Cemetery notes that Mr. Bell himself was the very first burial here, back in 1845.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/11/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Bishop of Magrath, Alberta

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The Levi Harker memorial cairn is in the Magrath Cemetery located at East Range Road 221A, the main entrance is on East 5th Avenue south.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 2/10/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Female Scout Commissioner in Canada

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Alston Scout Park is at the corner of 1st Street West/Hwy. 69 and 2nd Avenue North. A timeline is mounted on one of the plaques attached to a memorial cairn in one corner of the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 2/10/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Skyscraper in Butte, Montana

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Montana's first skyscraper, the Hirbour Block was only the second skyscraper to be built west of Minneapolis and St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/9/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Marked Grave in Washburn Cemetery - Bells, TX

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A 1997 Texas Historical Marker at Washburn Cemetery, just southwest of Bells, TX, notes that the oldest marked grave in the cemetery is that of an infant, Mary Gentry, who was buried here in 1867.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Site of San Marcos, Hays Co. TX

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The first site of what would become the City of San Marcos was at this San Marcos River bend along the El Camino Real

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/7/2018

last visited: 1/15/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Empresario in Texas, Hays Co. TX

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The state historic marker about Felipe Roque de la Portilla, who founded San Marcos in 1808 along El Camino Real, and is known as the first empresario in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/7/2018

last visited: 1/15/2018

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First of its KindPREMIER - régiment canadien-français - FIRST - French Canadian Regiment - Québec, Québec

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Les Voltigeurs de Québec, le premier régiment canadien-français, a été fondé en 1862. The Quebec Voltigeurs, the first French Canadian Regiment, was founded in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 2/5/2018

last visited: 9/18/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - County Seat - Coke County, TX

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1936 Centennial - Subject Marker (gray granite) along dirt road leading to Hayrick Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/4/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - astronomical observatory - Premier - observatoire d'astronomie, Fredericton, N.B.

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In 1851, William Brydone Jack built the first astronomical observatory in what is now Canada. En 1851, William Brydone Jack fit construire le premier observatoire d’astronomie en un endroit qui fait maintenant partie du Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 2/4/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- School and Schoolmaster, Brackenridge Park, San Antonio TX

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This sign of history placed by the Witte Museum gives more details about the Francisco Ruiz house, the first school in San Antonio and, since it was run by Mr. Ruiz, he was the first schoolmaster

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/4/2018

last visited: 1/14/2018

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First of its KindPREMIER - hôpital établi en Amérique, au nord du Mexique - FIRST - Hospital established in America, north of Mexico - Québec, QC

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L’Hôtel-Dieu de Québec, fondé le 16 août 1637, est le premier hôpital établi en Amérique, au nord du Mexique. The Hotel-Dieu of Quebec, founded on the 16th August, 1637, is the first hospital established in America, north of Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 2/4/2018

last visited: 2/10/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - Protestant Sermon in San Antonio, San Antonio TX

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The first protestant sermon in San Antonio was preached by Rev. DeVilbiss, who founded the Travis Park United Methodist Church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/2/2018

last visited: 1/13/2018

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First of its KindPREMIÈRE - femme députée élue à l’Assemblée législative du Québec - FIRST - female member of Québec’s National Assembly -

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Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain, première femme députée élue à l’Assemblée législative du Québec. Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain, first female member elected to Québec’s National Assembly.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 2/2/2018

last visited: 9/9/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Office of O. Henry's Newspaper -- San Antonio TX

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This small stone building is the first office of short-story writer O. Henry's newspaper "The Rolling Stone" in San Antonio TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/2/2018

last visited: 1/13/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Senator from Bexar District, San Antonio TX

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José Francisco Ruiz was the first senator from the Bexar district seated in Congress of the Republic of Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/1/2018

last visited: 1/13/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- City Park Commissioner, San Antonio TX

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Anton Wullf was the first City Park Commissioner for San Antonio TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/31/2018

last visited: 1/13/2018

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First of its KindPREMIÈRE - église paroissiale du Canada - FIRST - parish church in Canada - Quebec, QC

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En 1952, les fondations de Notre-Dame-de-Recouvrance, première église paroissiale du Canada, ont été retrouvées en cet endroit. In 1952 were found on this spot, the foundations of the Notre-Dame de la Recouvrance, the first parish church in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 1/31/2018

last visited: 7/24/2014

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First of its KindPREMIÈRE - tentative d'établissement d'une colonie - First - attempt to establish a colony - Québec, Québec

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Charlesbourg-Royal fut le premier embryon de colonie française en Amérique du Nord. Charlesbourg-Royal was the base for France's first attempt to establish a colony in North America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 1/31/2018

last visited: never

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