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First of its KindFIRST -- D.C. Survey Stone - Alexandria, VA

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The first survey stone laid out by surveyors in the late 1700's was placed here to mark the 10 x10 mile diamond of DC. The stone now lies in Virginia, after the Virginia side of the Potomac wanted it's land back.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Private Owner of Alexandria - Alexandria, VA

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A small memorial dedicated to a women who fought back on discrimination.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Sorority in Montana

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This is the home of the first sorority at the first university in Montana, the Beta Phi Chapter of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, on Gerald Avenue four blocks west of the University of Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Hospital in Central Australia, Alice Springs, NT, Australia

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One of Alice Springs oldest remaining buildings, Adelaide house is located in Todd Mall, next to the John Flynn Memorial Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Northern Territory, Australia

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -Settlement of Shakers - Busseon Township, IN

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While the Shakers' unique ideas about communal ownership of property, sexual equality, celibacy, and economic cooperation appealed to many new settlers driven by religious fervor and the harshness of life on the frontier

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST-- Building in Appomattox - Appomattox, VA

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The first building in Appomattox is the Clover Hill Tavern, near the site where the Civil War ended.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Waterfowl Refuge in the United States - Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge

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An interpretive placard here as well as another nearby make this claim and located within the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Art Museum in MT, WY, ID, ND and SD

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There were five buildings built on the U of M campus in the years 1935 to 1939. This building housed the first art museum in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and both North and South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST white settler in present-day Sound Bend - Sound Bend, Indiana

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a bronze plaque dedicated to Pierre Freischutz Navarre fixed on the log cabin located in a park in Sound Bend, Indiana, USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Presbyterian Minister in Indiana

in First of its Kind

He came from Kentucky, as many did back then

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - State Forest in Montana

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Stillwater State Forest, Montana's first state forest, came into being in 1918. In 1922 construction began on Stillwater Ranger Station, one of Montana's first. It remained the state's only major ranger station until 1954.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Catholic Parish in Montana Territory

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The Catholics were the first congregation in Deer Lodge, really having its beginning on July 27, 1866, when Reverend Remigius DeRyckere rode into the little town of Cottonwood, whose name was later changed to Deer Lodge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/25/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Log Church in Broome County, NY

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There was a log church with a cemetery. The church was rebuilt a short distance away.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst 36 Hole Golf Complex in Montana - Whitefish, MT

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The Whitefish Lake Golf Course is much more than a golf course. In fact, it's two golf courses. The two are both in the top five rated courses in the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST professional puppet theater in the Czech Republic - Dejvice, Praha 6, CZ

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The Spejbl and Hurvínek Theatre was established in Pilsen in 1930 by Prof. Josef Skupa (1892­ - 1957) as the first professional puppet theatre in Czechoslova­kia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST train station in Prague - Dejvice, Praha 6, CZ

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The oldest railway station in Prague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - ovariotomy - Graysville, IN

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First surgery and first survivor - Jane Todd Crawford

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 12/20/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Massachusetts Banking Commissioner - Boston, MA

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A tablet honoring the first Massachusetts Banking Commissioner, Pierre Jay, is located in a narrow hallway just inside the General Hooker Entrance of the Massachusetts State House at 24 Beacon Street in Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/18/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Owner of Record - Signal Hill, CA

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The first official owner of Signal Hill was Manuel Nieto who bought a land grand from the King of Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Naval Victory of the American Revolution - Boston, MA

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A tablet in the Massachusetts State House honors Captain Jeremiah O'Brien for winning the first naval engagement of the American Revolution and for being the first regularly commissioned naval officer of the Revolutionary Navy of Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Nobel Laureate Park in America

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Located within Alton Baker Park is the Nobel Laureate Park which claims to be the first-ever Peace Laureate Park in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Flight of an Airplane in Missoula, MT

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It happened on June 28, 1911. It was the very first flight of an airplane in Missoula and it was an Iowa Aeroplanist named Eugene Ely who did it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Governor of Massachusetts - Boston, MA

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A bronze bust of John Hancock, the first signer of the Declaration of Independence and the first Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is located on a wall in Doric Hall in the Massachusetts State House at 24 Beacon Street, Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Asian MP - Roseberry Avenue, London, UK

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This green plaque, erected to Dadabhai Naoroji the first Asian elected to the House of Commons, is attached to Finsbury Old Town Hall on the south east side of Roseberry Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Snowmobile - Ossipee, NH

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In the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Ossipee became the home of the first snowmobile, a conversion kit for the Model T Ford in 1913 patented by Virgil White.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 12/11/2014

last visited: never

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