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First of its KindFirst Anglican Church in Pictou County, Nova Scotia

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The Anglicans were, at best, the second denomination to arrive in Pictou County, landing a few years after the Presbyterians, who remain the predominant group in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/27/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Toll Gate in Indiana-Richmond, IN

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This first is located along the National Road next to a Madonna of the Trail monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Indiana

date approved: 5/26/2016

last visited: 5/21/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Life Guard on the Pacific Coast - Redondo Beach, CA

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The first surfer in the United States has a statue in Redondo Beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Surfer in the United States - Redondo Beach, CA

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The first surfer in the United States has a statue in Redondo Beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Two Storey House in St. Andrews, NB

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Built in 1784, this house is not only one of the oldest in Saint Andrews but was also the first two storey house to be built in the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/21/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Fire Chief in Sedona - Sedona, AZ

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One of many historical markers in downtown Sedona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/18/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Lodge in Wise County - Decatur, TX

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First lodge in Wise County, TX. #3426

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 5/16/2016

last visited: 5/8/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Elected Chickasaw Chief in Indian Territory - Enville, OK

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An Oklahoma Historical Marker at the intersection of Enville-Ran Road and OK 32 notes Edmund Pickens as the first elected Chickasaw chief in Indian Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/15/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Retirement Hotel in Dallas, Dallas TX

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Fifty years after its grand opening, the Ambassador Hotel became the first "retirement hotel" in Dallas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: 5/8/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Suburban luxury hotel, Dallas TX

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Of all the suburban luxury hotels that dot what were once Dallas's suburbs, the Ambassador was the first

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: 5/8/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Baptist Church in Dallas, Dallas TX

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The First Baptist Church of Dallas is, not surprisingly, the first Baptist church in Dallas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: 5/8/2016

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First of its KindFirst Pastor of First Baptist Church -- W. W. "Spurgeon" Harris, Dallas TX

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A massive building across the street from the enormous First Baptist Church Worship Center sports a plaque honoring W. W. "Spurgeon" Harris, the first pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dallas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: 5/8/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Black British World Boxing Champion - Market Square, Warwick, UK

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This statue, of the boxer Randolph Turpin, stands on the west side of the Market Square, behind the Market Hall Museum, in Warwick. In 1951, he became Britain's first black world boxing champion on beating Sugar Ray Robinson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/9/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of the American Society of the Photogrammetry - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

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This plaque is located along the Grand Canyon's South Rim.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/5/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Chief Topographic Engineer of the USGS - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

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This plaque is located along the Grand Canyon's South Rim.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/5/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Hang Gliding Site - Newport Beach, CA

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This is where the sport of hang gliding was invented.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/5/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Full Time JP of the Grand Canyon - Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

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Morrell F. Roberts was a war veteran, a judge, and a the first full time JP (Justice of Peace) of Grand Canyon. He's buried in Pioneer Cemetery within Grand Canyon National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/5/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Roman Catholic Church in Victoria

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The oldest Catholic Church in Victoria

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Church in Belfast, ME

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The First Church in Belfast, Maine, a Congregationalist Church, was formally organized December 29, 1796, consisting of seven members. This, their second church building, was erected in 1818.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 5/2/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Store and Post Office in Fleetwood - Fleetwood, OK, Near Terral

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An Oklahoma Historical Marker at the old Fleetwood Store notes this as the site of the first store and first post office (dating to the 1880s) in Fleetwood, OK, which is now a ghost town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Union General Killed in the Civil War - Ashford, CT

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A sign at the tiny Nathaniel Lyon Memorial State Park embedded in Natchuag State Forest in Ashford, CT recognizes General Nathaniel Lyon as the first Union general killed in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Grave in Harmony Hill Cemetery - Tatum, TX

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First grave in Harmony Hill Cemetery in Tatum, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Texas

date approved: 4/19/2016

last visited: 4/16/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Settler in Fleetwood, OK - Near Terral, OK

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A historical marker at the pasture gate at the Fleetwood Cemetery indicates that Houston F. Fleetwood was the first settlers in this area, founding what was to become Fleetwood, OK back in 1878.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/18/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Perfromance of Handel's Messiah - Fishamble Street, Dublin, Ireland

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Handel's Hotel, located in Fishamble Street in Dublin, has an inscription by its entrance door advising that the first performance of Handel's Messiah took place in the Musick Hall. The entrance to which stands to the left of the hotel entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Dublin, Ireland

date approved: 4/17/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Scientific Excavations of the Tar Pools - Los Angeles, CA

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A state marker in front of the La Brea Tar Pits.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: never

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