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First of its KindFIRST -- Mining of Pittsburgh Coal - Pittsburgh, PA

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A state marker at an overlook of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Stagecoach Stop This Side of the Siskiyous

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A historical marker is located in front of a local landmark, the Mountain House, just south of Ashland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Outdoor Altar in Mercer County - Viola, IL

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Located in St. John's Catholic Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Church in Scott Valley California

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A historical marker just off Highway 3.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Radio Station in North Carolina, Charlotte NC

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WBT-AM is the first radio station in North Carolina, and the first Radio station to be licensed south of Washington DC. The historic marker for WBT and WBTV stands in downtown Charlotte, near the former studio location

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Settler in Towanda Township, KTA Service Area, Towanda KS

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A Kansas historical marker at the I-35 Kansas Turnpike service area lists C. L. Chandler as the first settler in the Towanda township

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/27/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Civilian Medical Hospital in NC, Thomas Polk Park, Charlotte NC

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Charlotte was home of North Carolina's first civilian hospital

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/24/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Television Station in North Carolina, Charlotte NC

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WBTV is the first TV station in North Carolina. The historic marker for WBTV stands in downtown Charlotte, near the station's former studio location

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Dakota

date approved: 11/22/2017

last visited: 11/17/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- English settlers in South Carolina, Pineville NC

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This interesting joint NC/SC State historic marker on the NC/SC border proclaims several firsts for each state

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: 11/15/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- English settlers in the American Colonies, Pineville NC

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This interesting joint NC/SC State historic marker on the NC/SC border proclaims several firsts for each state

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: 11/15/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Colony to vote for Independence from Great Britain, Pinevile NC

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This interesting joint NC/SC State historic marker on the NC/SC border proclaims several firsts for each state

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: 11/15/2017

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First of its KindWeltweit erster Fernsehturm - Stuttgart, BW, Germany

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There's the so-called 'Fernsehturm', the first telecommunications tower in the world and prototype for many such towers world-wide - located in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member [somnambulist]

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: 11/20/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Storm Water Diversion Project in Town - Dana Point, CA

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A citizen memorial near the Dana Point Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Ocean Water Quality Subciommitte In Town - Dana Point, CA

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A citizen memorial near the Dana Point Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Successful Balloon Flight in Nottingham, 1813 - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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A plaque placed in the bicentenary of the FIRST successful balloon flight in Nottingham by James Sadler, Nov 1 1813.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/18/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Aircraft to land on Iwo Jima, Ouachita County Courthouse, Camden AR

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CPT Solie Solomon was part of gthe furst US squadron to land on Iwo Jima after the Japanese were dislodged from that island in WWII

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/13/2017

last visited: 8/5/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Bombing Raid on Tokyo, Japan in WWII, Ouachita County Courthouse, Camden AR

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1Lt Robert Hite was a native of Camden AR and a member of the famed Doolittle's Raiders of WWII who made the first bombing raid on Tokyo Japan in 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/13/2017

last visited: 8/5/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Fire Alarm in town, Camden AR

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The bell that served as the first fire alarm in Camden AR

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/10/2017

last visited: 8/5/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- State to Grant Women the Right to Vote - Cheyenne, WY

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A statue to commemorate the first state to pass women's suffrage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/9/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of the Lincoln Highway Association - Laramie, WY

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A Wyoming State Marker marks the location of the highest elevation point along the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/9/2017

last visited: 11/11/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- US Transcontinental Automobile Route - Laramie, WY

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A Wyoming State Marker marks the location of the highest elevation point along the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/9/2017

last visited: 11/11/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Government to Protect Elephant Seals - San Simeon, CA

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One of a few interruptive signs at the Point Piedras vista point, home of the Elephant Seals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/9/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- African-American Student at the University of Mississippi, Oxford MS

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After riots by white racists and segregationists, James Meredith was enrolled as the first African-American student at the University of Mississippi

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 11/7/2017

last visited: 8/4/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Library at the University of Mississippi, Oxford MS

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Ventress Hall, the first library at the University of Mississippi

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 11/5/2017

last visited: 8/4/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- TVA City, Tupelo MS

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Tupelo MS is the first city to get electricity from the Tennessee Valley Authority

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 11/5/2017

last visited: 8/4/2017

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