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First of its KindFIRST -- Mayor of Savannah, Perry GA

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The namesake of Houston County GA also served as the first mayor of Savanna GA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/17/2017

last visited: 7/29/2017

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First of its KindThe Roff House - FIRST building erected in Ardmore, OK

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This cabin was the FIRST home erected in what would become Ardmore, OK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/17/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - ‘Theatre Royal’ outside London - Theatre Royal - Bath, Somerset

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1768 By a special act of parliament a Royal Patent was granted. Bath has a Theatre Royal for the first time. It is also the first ‘Theatre Royal’ outside London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/16/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Courthouse in Navarro County - Corsicana, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker stands at 223 W 1st Ave, Corsicana, TX, noting this as the site of the original Navarro County Courthouse -- a log cabin, as many were at the time -- back in 1848.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/11/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Graduating Class the Georgetown HS, Georgetown GA

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Georgetown Hugh School graduated its first class of students in 1926

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/11/2017

last visited: 7/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Store built in Cheddar Gorge - Cheddar, Somerset

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The Old Cheese Shop in Cheddar Gorge lays claim to being the FIRST store ever built in the Gorge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/10/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindWORLD'S FIRST - Pier to Shore Zip Wire - Bournemouth, Dorset

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PierZip, the world’s first pier to shore zip wire, boasting a 250 metre dual zip line. Launching from the zip tower on Bournemouth pier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/9/2017

last visited: 9/10/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Prisoner Death & Burial at Andersonville, Andersonville NHS, Andersonville GA

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Adam Swarner, the first Union POW Prisoner to die at Andersonville, at the National POW Museum, Andersonville National Historic Site, Andersonville GA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/9/2017

last visited: 7/29/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Synagogue in the State of Montana - Helena, MT

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Built in the Jewish year of 5651, which equates to 1890 in more common chronology, Temple Emanu-El is the oldest synagogue in Montana, as well as the oldest standing building of Moorish design.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 9/8/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- African American USDA Agent, Tuskegee University Campus, Tuskegee AL

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A small monument on the campus of Tuskegee University recognizes Thomas Monroe Campbell, the first African American USDA agent

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/8/2017

last visited: 7/27/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- US Combat Unit made up entirely of African-Americans -- Tuskegee Airmen NHS, Tuskegee AL

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This sign in Hanger 1 lists the 99th fighter squadron as the first US Combat Unit made up entirely of African-Americans

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/7/2017

last visited: 7/28/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- African American Legislators Since Reconstruction, Tuskegee AL

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Fred David Gray was a Civil Rights Attorney one of whose clients was Dr Martin Luther King, and who with Thomas Reed were the first black legislators elected to the AL Legislature since Reconstruction

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/7/2017

last visited: 7/28/2017

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

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A footstone at the grave site of Henry P. Barron at Harmony Cemetery, in the old Harmony community on County Road 2397 in Hopkins County, TX, notes that he was the first burial here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/6/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - President of Yale College - New Haven, CT

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A statue of Abraham Pierson, the first president of Yale College, is located the Old Campus of Yale University between College and High Streets in New Haven, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 9/4/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mayor of Lineville, Lineville AL

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The first Mayor of Lineville, H. J. Willingham, was appointed in 1891.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/1/2017

last visited: 7/27/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- White settlers in the area, Lineville AL

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The first white settlers in what would become Lineville were brothers William and Thomas Lundie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/1/2017

last visited: 7/27/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- African American elected to the US Congress from Alabama -- Selma AL

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Former slave Benjamin S. Turner was the first African American elected to the US House of Representatives from Alabama

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/31/2017

last visited: 7/27/2017

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First of its KindOLDEST Marked Grave in Oak Cliff Cemetery - Dallas, TX

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A 1985 Texas Historical Marker near the gate to Oak Cliff Cemetery notes that, while there is at least one earlier burial, Martha A. Wright has the oldest marked grave in the cemetery, going back to 1844.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/31/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Emancipation Observance -- Montgomery AL

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An Alabama historical marker about the first observance of Emancipation Day in Montgomery, three years after the proclamation came into effect on 01 Jan 1863

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/30/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Flag of the Confederacy, Union Station, Montgomery AL

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One of nine panels at the Montgomery Visitor Center in Union Station, this panel details the various flags of the Confederacy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Capital city of Alabama, Union Station, Montgomery AL

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This sign of history at the Montgomery Visitor Center in Union Station discusses the various capital cities of AL, thr first of which was Cahaba AL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Capital of the Confederacy, Montgomery AL

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Montgomery AL was the first Capital of the Confederate States of America

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of the Montgomery Improvement League, Montgomery AL

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The state historic marker at Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church on Holt Street details this church's role in the Civil Rights Movement and the election of the first President of the Montgomery Improvement Association: Dr. Martin Luther King

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Continental Army General killed in the American Revolution -- Montgomery AL

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A historical marker in the city named for him preserves the memory of BG Richard Montgomery's deeds at the battle of Quebec in the American Revolutionary War, where he became the first Continental Army general killed in the Revolution

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

Image for FIRST -- City in Western Hemisphere to convert to electric trolleys -- Montgomery ALview gallery
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First of its KindFIRST -- City in Western Hemisphere to convert to electric trolleys -- Montgomery AL

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In 1886 Montgomery converted its street railway system to electricity, the first city to do so

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/29/2017

last visited: 7/26/2017

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