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First of its KindFIRST Known Name of Clear Creek - Golden, CO

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The first name of this Golden, CO creek was Cannon Ball Creek—so named by Frenchmen. #3531

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: 7/2/2016

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First of its KindEARLIEST Western Nation to Claim Clear Creek - Golden, CO

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The earliest western nation to claim this creek was France when it created the New World Province called Louisiana in 1682 and named it Canon Ball Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/13/2016

last visited: 7/2/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- School Site in Orange County - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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A newly placed plaque tells what was on this site over 150 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/11/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Railroad in Indian Territory - Mokane, MO

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First train line from the north in Texas, and first train line ever in Indian Territory

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/11/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Bridge Spanning the Wichita River at Ohio Street - Wichita Falls, TX

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A marker designates the the planning of construction for the first bridge at this site. #3527

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 9/9/2016

last visited: 8/14/2016

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First of its KindFirst County Home Demonstration Agent Appointed in Texas - Denton, TX

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A historical marker noting Edna Westbrook Trigg as the first county home demonstration agent appointed in Texas. #3526

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 9/9/2016

last visited: 8/14/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Curator Of Armouries, St. Peter Vincula, Tower of London, Tower Hamlets, London, UK

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The memorial to Sir Harold Arthur, Viscount Dillon, first Curator of Armouries

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/7/2016

last visited: 7/20/2016

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

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One of the two granite markers at the main entrance to historic Nevada Cemetery notes that J.A. McIver was the first burial here in 1907.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/4/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Abston Cemetery - Lavon, TX

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A 1988 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Abston Cemetery notes that the first burial here was that of American Revolution veteran, John Abston, in 1856.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/4/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Local Authority Estate Under Tenants' Control in Britain - London, UK

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This blue plaque was erected for the "Stephen and Matilda Tenants' Co=operative" that vecame active in 1978 and was "the first ever local authority estate under tenants' control in Britain". The plaque is attached to the SE face of Matilda House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/3/2016

last visited: never

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First of its Kind1922 Ford Fire Truck - 1st Motorized Southport Fire Truck - Southport, NC

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First motorized fire truck for Southport Fire Department and for Brunswick County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/31/2016

last visited: 8/31/2016

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First of its KindLilla Mollycheck - 1st Southeastern NC Beach Fishing Rodeo Women's Champion, 1946

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Mrs Mollycheck was the first woman to win the 1st Southeastern NC Beach Fishing Rodeo Women's Champion in North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/30/2016

last visited: 8/31/2016

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First of its KindLilla Mollycheck - First Woman Juror 1946 - Brunswick Co., NC

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Mrs Mollycheck was the first woman chosen as a juror in Superior Court in Brunswick County, North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/30/2016

last visited: 8/31/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Cultural Center - San Francisco, CA

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Site of the first cultural center in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/29/2016

last visited: never

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

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A Texas Historical Marker inside the gate of Millwood Cemetery indicates that "tradition" claims that this cemetery began with the burial of Nancy Bulloch in 1854.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/28/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Mode of Land Transportation in the Development of Western Canada - Winnipeg, Manitoba

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The Red River Ox Cart was the first mode of land transportation used in the development of western Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PM8

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: 11/5/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Underground Railway in the World, Paddington Station, City of Westminster, London, UK

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London's Paddington Station was the original western end of the Metropolitan Railway, now better known as the London Underground

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: 2/9/2011

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First of its KindFIRST -- Item passed through the Channel Tunnel to France, Praed St, Westminister, London, UK

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When the Channel Tunnel's English and french sides broke through to one another, the first thing through from the English side was a stuffed Paddington Bear

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: 8/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Flour Mill in Pleasant Grove

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In 1872 Archibald Gardner built the first flour mill in Pleasant Grove

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member UtahSteve

location: Utah

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- White Child Born in Klamath County, Oregon

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A headstone within Merrill IOOF Cemetery notes the first white child born in Klamath County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Minter's Chapel Cemetery - Fort Worth, TX

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The Texas Historical Marker at the front of Minter's Chapel Cemetery notes that the earliest marked grave here is that of A.M. Newton, who died in 1857.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Printer in Fleet Street - St Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London, UK

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This oval, grey slate plaque is attached to an internal wall at the west end of St Bride's Church in Fleet Street. The plaque is to Wynkyn de Worde who dies in 1535 and was buried at St Bride's and was the "first printer in Fleet Street".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Map of English Geology, City of Westminster, London, UK

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The man who made the first map of English and Welsh geology lived here from 1804-1829

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/23/2016

last visited: 8/25/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Headquarters of the RAF, The Strand, City of Westminster, London, UK

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The first headquarters of the RAF were here, at the former Hotel Cecil on the Strand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/21/2016

last visited: 7/17/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Lord's Cricket Ground - Dorset Square, London, UK

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On the eastern edge of the garden in the centre of Dorset Square is a wooden hut that has two brown plaques attached. The plaque on the right advises that Thomas Lord laid out his original (first) cricket ground, here, in 1787.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2016

last visited: never

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