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First of its KindFIRST - Law School in America - Litchfield, CT

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The Tapping Reeve House and Law School was the first law school in America. it is located at 82 South Street, Litchfield , CT

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Elizabethan Theatre of Bankside - Park Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque indicates that the Rose Theatre was "built here in 1587". It was the first Elizabethan theatre of Bankside. The plaque, erected by the London Borough of Southwark, is on the north side of Park Street at the Rose Playhouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Hospital for Throat Diseases - Golden Square, London, UK

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Sir Morell Mackenzie (July 7, 1837 - February 3, 1892) was a British physician, one of the pioneers of laryngology in the United Kingdom, who founded the first hospital for diseases of the throat on this site in 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Jimi Hendrix Experience Performance - Kingly Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, at the entrance to The Bag o'Nails, indicates that the singer/song writer, Jimi Hendrix with the Experience, first played here in November 1966. The plaque is located on the north east side of Kingly Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2015

last visited: 3/10/2016

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First of its KindFirst Flight ~ Wright Brothers and Friends ~ Kill Devil Hills, NC.

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This sculpture depicting the 1st Flight was donated by the State of NC to honor the memory of Orville & Wilbur Wright & the citizens of NC who welcomed & assisted them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/22/2015

last visited: 6/6/2011

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First of its KindFIRST -- Marked Burial at the Old Rio Grande City Cemetery, Rio Grande City TX

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The grave of Mrs. Mary J. Dowd, the first person buried with a tombstone at the Old Rio Grande City Cemetery in downtown Rio Grande City TX, wife of Peter Dowd, noted local "filibusterer"

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/22/2015

last visited: 7/17/2015

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Pyle Prairie Cemetery - Kemp, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the front of Pyle Prairie Cemetery indicates that the first burial here was that of J.P. McFarland, back in 1854.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Headstone Birthdate in Cedarvale Cemetery - Cedarvale, TX

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A Kaufman County Historical Marker in Cedarvale Cemetery indicates that the headstone of Daniel Buie has the earliest birthdate in the cemetery, May 16, 1808.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Cedarvale Cemetery - Cedarvale, TX

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A Kaufman County Historical Marker in Cedarvale Cemetery indicates that the burial of I.H. Woodhouse on October 2, 1851, was the earliest burial in the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Women's University in the United States - Le Roy, NY

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An historical marker on the lawn in front of the Woodward Memorial Library in Le Roy, NY identifies Ingham University as the first women's university in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 8/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Baker Cemetery - Tolosa, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker in Baker Cemetery indicates that the cemetery began with the burial of William Baker in 1848.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - School in Claresholm - Claresholm, AB

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Now a part of the collection of the Claresholm & District Museum, this little wood frame schoolhouse resides on their grounds beside the railway depot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/19/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Superintendent of Chapin Schools, La Joya TX

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Nellie L. Schunior was named the first superintendent of Chapin school. Chapin was later renamed Edinburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2015

last visited: 7/18/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Large Commercial Building in Fort MacLeod, AB

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Highly distinctive, the Grier Block was the first and largest commercial building in Fort MacLeod. It retains its pressed tin façade, possibly the only one remaining in Southern Alberta. It is also Fort MacLeod's oldest brick building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/18/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Fox Cemetery - Rand, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the front of Fox Cemetery, in the Rand community in rural Kaufman County, TX, indicates that Sarah K. Fox was the first burial here in 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/18/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Webb Chapel Cemetery - Dallas, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker near the front of Webb Chapel Cemetery indicates that the early churchyard here became a cemetery with the burial of Alice E. Webb in 1847.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/16/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Investigations into the scourge of Yellow Fever -- Fort Brown, Brownsville TX

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The first US Army investigations into Yellow fever started here at the Fort Brown Post Hospital in 1882, when Army Assistant Surgeon 1Lt William Gorgas was struck by, then recovered from, Yellow Fever.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/14/2015

last visited: 8/19/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Women's Cycling Event in the Olympics - Mission Viejo, CA

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The first women's cycling Event in the Olympics took place right here in Mission Viejo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2015

last visited: 8/14/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Competition of the 1984 Olympics - Mission Viejo, CA

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The first competition of the Los Angeles 1984 Olympics took place right here in Mission Viejo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2015

last visited: 8/14/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- USArmy airplane flight to take hostile fire -- Fort Brown, Brownsville TX

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The first US Army airplane to be fired on by hostile forces was surveilling Pancho Villa's men in 1915, until they shot at it

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/13/2015

last visited: 7/14/2005

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First of its KindFIRST - Stone Commercial Building in the Crowsnest Pass

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The place where the miners obtained their 'Bridge Brew, this, in their minds, may be the most valuable historic building in the town. The fact that it was the first commercial building in The Pass built of stone doesn't hurt, though.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/12/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Santa Gertrudis Bull, King Ranch, Kingsville TX

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"Monkey" is the foundation sire of the Santa Gertrudis cattle breed which was developed on the King Ranch. His head is on display at the King Ranch Museum at the old icehouse in downtown Kingsville TX

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: 7/14/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Panned Gold in Town - Julian, CA

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A plaque in memory of the man who founded the Julian Gold Rush.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Brick Building in the Back Country - Julian, CA

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The first brick building in the back country is the Levi-Marks Store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Structure to Cross the Crooked River Gorge

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The posted coordinates place you at an interpretive display within Peter Skene Ogden State Park / Wayside which highlights this railroad bridge FIRST.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: never

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