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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 Premium 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 Premium 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 Premium 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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First of its KindFIRST - Major Cast-In-Place Segmental Concrete Arch Bridge in the United States

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/10/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Legion in Alberta - Coleman, AB

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Chartered on October 6, 1926, Coleman Royal Canadian Legion Branch #9 was the first Legion to be chartered in Alberta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon D Model Produced

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This post-WWII vintage aircraft and first PV-2 D model to come off the assembly line is housed at the Erickson Aircraft Collection located at the Madras Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/8/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Turkey To Receive A Presidential Pardon, Jack - Hartford, CT

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Jack is the name of the first turkey to receive a presidential pardon. It is the title of a sculpture of a turkey located at the Lincoln Financial Sculpture Walk at Riverfront in Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/7/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - LDS Stake in Canada - Cardston, AB

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This plaque and plinth were placed in 2006 by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers at the northeast corner of the lot on which stands the first LDS Temple in Canada and the first outside the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/6/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST - Cherokee Supreme Court Building - Tahlequah, OK

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Built in 1844, this is the first permanent structure built by the Cherokee in their new home in Indian Territory, and the OLDEST government building in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/6/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Oil Well in Western Canada - Waterton Park, AB

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Well off the beaten path, this oil well is just under 17 kilometres northeast of the Waterton townsite in Waterton Lakes National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Mercantile Store in Northern Klamath County - 1909 - Rourke Store

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This historical 'T' marker is located next to an old wooden building in Crescent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindTahlequah FIRSTS - Tahlequah, OK

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This marker highlights three events that happened FIRST in the town of Tahlequah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/5/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- American Indian U.S. Vice President - Topeka, KS

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An official Kansas State marker located near the state capitol building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/2/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Settlement in Hopkins County - Sulphur Bluff, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker notes that Sulphur Bluff was the first settlement in Hopkins County, TX. The marker is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of FM 71 and CR 3608 in Sulphur Bluff.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Black Westminster Councillor - Church Street, London, UK

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This green plaque indicates that Henry Sylvester Williams was the "first black councillor in Westminster". The plaque, placed by the City of Westminster, is attached to a building on the north west side of Church Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/2/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Chairman of Trustees of the National Maritime Museum - Greenwich, London, UK

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This plaque, to the memory of James Richard Stanhope, has been erected in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich where he was "first chairman of the National Maritime Museum 1927 - 1959".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/2/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Kansan U.S. Vice President - Topeka, KS

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An official Kansas State marker located near the state capitol building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/29/2015

last visited: never

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