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First of its KindFIRST - Railroad in Crossville, IL

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When railroad tracks, bridge, and depot removed, the area was made a park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/23/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Church in Carmi, IL

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Jon Spillman's brother (Benjamin) founded first Presbyterian Church in the state of Illinois, just west of here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Clerk, Recorder, and Probate Judge - Carmi, IL

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Old Beaver built it, and founded the town of Carmi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/19/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Brisbane Grammar School - Brisbane - QLD - Australia

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Brisbane Grammar School is the first school established under the Grammar Schools Act in Brisbane and second in Queensland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 3/19/2017

last visited: 12/13/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Lateinische Stadt- und Landesschule der Grafschaft Wied - Neuwied - RLP - Germany

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Gymnasium in Neuwied, das Werner-Heisenberg-Gymnasium

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 3/19/2017

last visited: 12/13/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Large Statue Cast In One Piece - Leeds, UK

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This statue at the corner of Woodhouse Moor Park is of Sir Robert Peel, a former Prime Minister of the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/19/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST suspension bridge made of prestressed concrete in Germany - Krahnenbergbrücke - Andernach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Krahnenbergbrücke der B9 bei Andernach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 3/15/2017

last visited: 3/30/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Church in Scott Valley

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A historical marker residing in front of a replica church within the Siskiyou County Historical Society Outdoor Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 3/10/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Hanging by Trial - Volcano, CA

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A plaque on a old hotel in Volcano, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Home, Courthouse, Post Office, Store, and Fraternal Lodge, Dallas TX

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A plaque on a decorative stacked block-style monument at Dealey Plaza lists many firsts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/7/2017

last visited: 5/18/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Prime Minister of India - Elgin Crescent, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque indicates that the first prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, "lived here in 1910 and 1912". The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Elgin Crescent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/5/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Female Physician to Practice Medicine in Canada

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Plaque dedicated to Emily Howard Jennings Stowe

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - School in Gustine - Gustine, CA

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A plaque about the first school in Gustine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Black Female Academy in New England Memorial - Elk Falls, KS

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Honored here in Kansas where the founder lived most of her life.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST high-rise building in the city - Krochhochhaus - Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

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The Krochhochaus in Leipzig was the first high-rise building in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 2/28/2017

last visited: 4/8/2017

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First of its KindFIRST Settlement in Fannin County, TX

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The vicinity of the very first settlement in today's Fannin County is noted by a 1967 Texas Historical Marker on the west side of FM 2554, a little south of the Tulip community, and about 4.5 miles southwest of Elwood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/27/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Burial in Baccus Cemetery, Daniel Cook, Plano TX

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The grave of Daniel Cook, the first burial in Baccus Cemetery at Plano TX, and probably the oldest marked grave in Collin County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: 1/21/2017

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First of its KindFirst Frame House - Franklin, NY

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Asa Turner ran a tavern before becoming a Baptist minister. His house was the first frame house in Franklin, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst settler of Franklin, NY

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This rock marks the home of Sluman Wattles, the first Settler in the Town of Franklin, New York. It was also the site of the first town meeting.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Stage Service in Kingman - Greensburg, KS

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A stage line to service areas not covered by the railroads.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Permanent Courthouse for Irion County, Sherwood TX

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The ghost town of Sherwood, complete with its landmark stone courthouse was the first Irion County seat

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST: Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo I de' Medici - Florence, Italy

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An equestrian statue honoring the first Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo I de' Medici is located in the north corner of the Palazzo della Signoria, Florence, Italy

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: 12/7/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Disney Owned Hotel - Anaheim, CA

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This was the first hotel to be owned by the Disney company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - astronomical observatory of record - Volcano, CA

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The astronomical observatory of record in California in Volcano, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/21/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Bale of cotton grown and cotton gin installed in Tom Green County, San Angelo TX

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Charles Metcalfe grew the first bale of cotton and installed the first cotton gin in Tom Green County TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/16/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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