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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: never

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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: never

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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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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Long Creek Cemetery - Sunnyvale, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker and her own updated headstone indicate that Leona Crownover Caldwell was the first burial here in Long Creek Cemetery back in 1855.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Potter Cemetery - Mesquite, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker in front of Potter Cemetery indicates that the first burial here was that of William L. Potter in 1867.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/26/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Permanent Blanco County Courthouse, Blanco TX

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The first permanent Blanco County Courthouse stands in Blanco TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/25/2016

last visited: 3/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Firehouse in Howard County - Ellicott City, MD

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The first firehouse in Howard County has been turned into a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/22/2016

last visited: 6/6/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Methodist Church in the Texas Hill Country, Fredericksburg TX

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The historic marker at the former First Methodist Church of Fredericksburg, now the headquarters of the Gillespie Co. Historical Society, proclaims this church as the first Methodist church in the Texas Hill Country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/22/2016

last visited: 12/19/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Baptist Church in Fredericton, NB

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A Brunswick Street Baptist Church has stood on the corner of York and Brunswick for 176 years, the first church, built in 1840, was the first Baptist Church in the city of Fredericton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Public School for Black Children in Howard County - Ellicott City, MD

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A former school now turned into a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: 4/17/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Williamson County Judge, Georgetown TX

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Jusge Greenleaf Fisk, a native of New York, served as the first Williamson County "Chief Justice," and office know known as County Judge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: 12/18/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Newspaper in Georgetown TX

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When the Williamson County Sun published its first edition on 19 May 1877, it became the first newspaper in Williamson County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: 12/18/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Movie House in Georgetown TX

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The grand arched Dimmit Building on the courthouse square served as the first movie house in Georgetown TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: 12/18/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Successful Prosecution of KKK Members in Texas, Georgetown TX

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When prosecutor Dan Moody secured convictions for Klan members who had tarred a victim in 1923, it marked the first successful prosecution of Klan members for KKK-associated crimes in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: 12/18/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Poles in Jamestown - Jamestown, VA

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This is one of a series of markers along Jamestown Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/19/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- English Representative Legislative Body in North America - Jamestown, VA

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The site of the first permanent English Settlement in the New World.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/18/2016

last visited: never

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