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First of its KindFirst Vineyard in California -- Mission San Gabriel Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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An interpretive sign at the old Mission San Gabriel Archangel winery explains how Mission friars planted the first grape vineyard for making wine in California here

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: 5/31/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Ship built in CA out of Local Materials -- Mission San Gabriel Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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The anchor of the topsail schooner "Guadalupe," on display at the place where she was built in 1830: the first ship built in California out of local materials

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: 5/31/2015

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First of its KindFIRST Recorded Burial in White Rock Cemetery - Ross, TX

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A 1995 Texas Historical Marker indicates that, while there may have been an earlier burial, that of Elizabeth A. Bennett in 1856 is the first recorded burial in White Rock Cemetery, Ross, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Orange trees in CA, Mission San Gabriel the Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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Inside the Mission walls, newly-planted orange trees grow where the old orange grove in the Mission once stood. Those trees, planted in the 1700s, were the first orange trees grown in CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: 5/31/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Jazz Radio Station - Signal Hill, CA

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One of many historical markers on the top of Signal Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Water to Water Flight - Newport Beach, CA

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A historic site for aviation in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: 3/22/2016

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First of its KindFirst - Catholic Mass in Colusa County - Colusa, CA

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Site of the first Catholic Mass in the county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Director to use carbon lights for interior shots, Mission San Gabriel, San Gabriel CA

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A small sign in the Mission Museum reminds that famed movie director D. W. Griffith was the first to use carbon lights for interior shots, when he shot at Mission San Gabriel in 1910

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Indian burial at Mission San Gabriel the Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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The grave of Antonio, a Tongva Indian buried in what is now the Franciscan and Claretian Cemetery inside the Mission walls at Mission San Gabriel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: 5/31/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Movie made at Mission San Gabriel, San Gabriel CA

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A small sign in the Mission Museum shares a historic first for the Mission and the western US

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/5/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Overland Route to California, Mission San Gabriel the Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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A small bronze plaque commemorates a big event in California history inside Mission San Gabriel the Archangel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/5/2016

last visited: 5/31/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- American to enter CA overland via Cajon Pass, San Bernardino CA

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In November 1826, noted pathfinder and explorer Jedediah Smith was the first American to enter California through the Cajon Pass

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- House in San Bernadino site, San Bernardino CA

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A California historic marker at the west entrance to the 1926 San Bernardino County Courthouse in downtown San Bernardino marks the site of the first house in what is now the City of San Bernardino

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/4/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Book Printed by CUP -Trinity Street, Cambridge, UK

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This plaque is attached to the Cambridge University bookshop on the east side of Trinity Street in Cambridge. It tells how the first book was printed in 1583 by the Cambridge University Press.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/3/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Site of Barstow High School, Barstow CA

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Barstow's first high school was built on this site, which is now the El Rancho Motel at 112 E Main St on old Rte 66. DO NOT DRIVE IN HERE IT'S NOT SAFE TO VISIT ON-SITE.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/2/2016

last visited: 3/8/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Wagon Road in Comanche County area, Comanche TX

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The Old Corn Trail is the first Army wagon road surveyed and opened in this part of Texas near Comanche TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/31/2016

last visited: 3/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - City of Greater Geelong Council meeting, Victoria

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A plaque commemorating the first meeting of the Greater Geelong City Council

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 3/31/2016

last visited: 11/13/2016

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First of its KindSite of the FIRST Sonic Drive In - Stillwater, OK

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A sign and a plaque here at this modern Sonic Drive In at 215 N Main St, Stillwater, OK, indicate that this is the site of the very first Sonic Drive In, created in 1959.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/31/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Council meeting , Geelong , Victoria

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A plaque commemorating the first meeting of Geelong Council

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 3/30/2016

last visited: 11/13/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Known European to Travel along Indian Trails in the Mojave - Baker, CA

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One of many plaques at a rest area along Interstate 15.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/30/2016

last visited: 2/25/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Transcontinental Railroad to Cross the Mojave Desert - Baker, CA

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One of many plaques at a rest area along Interstate 15.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/29/2016

last visited: 2/25/2016

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First of its KindSite of the first mountain play - Mill Valley, CA

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A plaque about the Site of the first mountain play.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/29/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Water Storage Behind Hoover Dam, Hoover Dam nr AZ Elevators

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The first water was stored behind Hoover Dam on 1 Feb 1935.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: 3/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Hydroelectric Power Generation at Hoover Dam, Hoover Dam nr AZ Elevators

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The first hydroelectric power generated by Hoover Dam flowed south to Los Angeles on 11 September 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: 3/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Concrete Placed at Hoover Dam, Hoover Dam nr AZ Elevators

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A large plaque on the AZ side of Hoover Dam contains a 35 year timeline of the development of the Colorado River and building of Hoover Dam. The first bucket of concrete was laid for the dam itself on 6 Jun 1933.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: 3/29/2016

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