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First of its KindFirst Known to Science - Steedman, MO

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition sought a route to the west; BUT the Corps of discovery was tasked with finding new animals and plants for science. this they did.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in White's Chapel Cemetery - Southlake, TX

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A granite headstone marks the grave of the first burial in historic White's Chapel Cemetery, Southlake, TX. This is the grave of an unknown little girl who died around 1851.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: 6/5/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Restaurant in Reno to Accept Bitcoin - Lamppost Pizza - Reno, NV

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This pizza establishment is located within a shopping center just off Steamboat Parkway in SE Reno, NV and makes this superlative claim on their website.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST African-American Church and Building in Milford, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker on the Saint James A.M.E. Church, built in 1907 and an excellent example of Gothic Revival architecture, indicates that this is the city of Milford's oldest African-American church (going back to 1883) and building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Bob Dylan UK Performance - Grays Inn Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, is in a building on the north east side of Grays Inn Road. The building is where Dylan made his first UK performance in 1962. The plaque can be seen through the left-most door above head height.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- South Carolinian Killed in Revolutionary War, Ninety Six, SC

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Located at the Ninety Six National Historic Site. This monument honors the FIRST South Carolinian killed in the (American) Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: South Carolina

date approved: 5/31/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Operating Masonic Lodge in Johnson County, TX - Grandview, TX

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Grandview Masonic Lodge #266 is the oldest operating Masonic Lodge in Johnson County, located at 101 N 3rd St, Grandview, TX. Only the lodge in Buchanan, a town which no longer exists save for its cemetery, preceded it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Ferry in the City of Rogue River, Oregon

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This historical 'T' marker is located within John F. Fleming Memorial Park near the Depot Street Bridge in Rogue River, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/24/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Issue of First Newspaper - Old Shawneetown, IL

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Two markers for the same subject from different times. Note: dates and spelling of the papers name is different on each marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst male child born in Montgomery Co. IN - James Lee

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This is a white bronze marker for James Lee, the first male child born in Montgomery County, Indiana, buried at Oak Hill North cemetery, in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kc9pdy

location: Indiana

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Prostestant Church - Hudspeth County, TX

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Now a small United Methodist Church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 5/18/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Postsecondary School in Montana - Deer Lodge, MT

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Constructed in 1878, Trask Hall was the first building of Montana's first postsecondary school. It was later renamed after benefactor Alanson Trask. Closed in 1900, the school reopened in 1906 and closed forever in 1917.

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location: Montana

date approved: 5/17/2014

last visited: never

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First of its Kind1st Modern Hatchery - Fulton, MO

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Mr. Booth was a junior in high school when he got his idea, and put it to work. Slight delay when drafted into the Army during WWI, but then back to work.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/17/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Chopin London Concert - Eaton Place, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to Frederyck Chopin, is set into a special recess on a building at the junction of West Eaton Place and Eaton Place in London. It is where Chopin gave his first London concert in 1848.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindPremier - Canadien-Français à recevoir la Croix Victoria - First - French Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross - Sayabec, Québec

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Le caporal Joseph Keable est le premier Canadien Francais à s'être vu décerner la Croix Victoria. Corporal Joseph Keable is the first French-Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Director of the Point Four Program - OSU - Stillwater, OK

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OSU President Dr. Henry Bennett was the FIRST Director of President Harry S. Truman's Point Four Program

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/14/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Catholic Church in Scottsdale - Scottlsdale, AZ

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Hand-built in 1933 by volunteers from Scottsdale's Hispanic immigrant families, the Old Mission Church was originally constructed using some 14,000 adobe bricks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/13/2014

last visited: 6/14/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Steel Framed Skyscraper in Missoula, MT

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The iconic 1921 Wilma Theatre contains three theatres, two small 125 seat cinemas and a luxurious 1066 seat Louis XIV style theatre. The building was the first steel framed skyscraper to be built in the city of Missoula, MT.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/12/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Newspaper in the Texas Panhandle -- The Clarendon News, Clarendon TX

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The Clarendon News, the first newspaper in the Texas Panhandle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: 12/30/2013

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First of its KindFIRST - Marine Society Meeting - Change Alley, London, UK

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Site of the King's Arms Tavern in the City of London where the first meeting of the Marine Society was held in 1756.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - London Coffee House - St Michael's Alley, London, UK

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This plaque, to London's first coffee house, is attached to The Jamaica Wine House on the east side of St Mischael's Alley that runs to the south of Cornhill in the City of London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/11/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Beethoven's 9th in London - Regent Street, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque is attached to a bank on the east side of Regent Street in London. It tells of the premiere of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/10/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Time Lincoln Enters Illinois - Westport, IL

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On the banks of the Wabash, just across the river from Vincennes, Indiana, as Lincoln entered Illinois for the first time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/10/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Traffic Lights - Bridge Street, London, UK

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This green plaque to John Peake Knight is on the Bridge Street face of a building at the junction with Parliament Street. The plaque advises that the world's first traffic lights weredesigned by Knight and located here in 1868.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/9/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst 3 such hospitals W. of Mississippi - Fulton, MO

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Also First use of the phrase "Iron Curtain", it was coined here by Winston Churchill; also first head of the School for the Deaf; first place considered for state capitol; first settlement in the county

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/7/2014

last visited: never

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