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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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First of its KindFirst European WWI Monument - Bilovice nad Svitavou, Czech Republic

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První pomník obetem svetové války v Evrope // First Memorial to Victims of WWI in Europe

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst American Diplomatic Representative to Switzerland - Basel, Switzerland

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A plaque gifted by the American Women's Club in Basel in memory of John G. Boker, the first American diplomatic representative to Switzerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 5/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Christmas Tree of the Republic - Bilovice nad Svitavou, Czech Republic

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První vánocní strom republiky // First Christmas tree of the republic

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Structure in Anaconda Area - Anaconda, MT

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This old log cabin was built in about 1865 by Alexander Glover, the first settler in the area, and was the first structure built in the Anaconda area. Amazingly, it survives to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 4/30/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST-- Courthouse in Izard County - Norfolk, Ar.

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This marker, describing the history of this building, is on the northwest corner of the Jacob Wolf House located at Highway 5 and Fishermans Street in Norfolk, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 4/29/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - First African-American Hospital in the United States - Savannah, GA.

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This historic marker to the First African—American Hospital in the United States is located at 1900 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: 3/12/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Black Officer in the British Army - The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, UK

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This plaque is to the memory of Walter Tull who was the first black officer in the British Army. The plaque is attached to the bandstand on The Leas in Folkestone and overlooks the English Channel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST: Property Deeded to Methodist Church In America - Leesburg, Virginia

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Site of former Methodist Church in Leesburg, Virginia was first property in America deeded to a Methodist Church in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Illinois State Park - Fort Massac

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Many other signs and marker make this claim here at Fort Massac. I chose to use this one, because I like it,.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: 6/7/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Boy's Brigade of Malaysia - Georgetown, Malaysia

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This historic church located on Georgetown's famous Madras Lane, has served the Chinese Christian Community in Penang for nearly 75 years. This plaque celebrates the 60th anniversary of the first Boy's Brigade of Malaysia organized here in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Malaysia

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Black Professional Outfield Footballer in Britain - The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, UK

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This plaque is to the memory of Walter Tull who was the first black outfield professional footballer in Britain. The plaque is attached to the bandstand on The Leas in Folkestone and overlooks the English Channel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Frank Lloyd Wright Designed Building in Montana - Whitefish, MT

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This building was the first, last and only Lloyd Wright Designed Building ever built in the state of Montana. It was designed as a building for the medical practice of Drs. T L. Lockridge, John T Whalen and Bruce C. McIntyre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Christian Emperor of the Roman Empire - NYC, NY

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This bust is located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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First of its KindFIRST - Straits Chinese Methodist Church - Singapore

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Built between 1870 – 75, the Middle Road Church was first known as The Christian Institute before becoming a Methodist Church, and in 1894 the first Straits Chinese Methodist Church in Singapore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Singapore

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST to Solo around the Earth (Wiley Post) - OKC, OK

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"First to solo around the earth, Discoverer of the Jet Stream, self-taught Scientist"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: 4/29/2014

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First of its KindFirst Public Park in Spokane, WA

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In a neighbourhood known as Browne's Addition, Coeur d'Alene Park lies between Second and Fourth Avenues West and Spruce and Chestnut Streets South.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 4/22/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Clay Pipe Plant in the West - Lincoln, CA

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A plaque in downtown Lincoln, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/21/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Log Cabin in Randolph County - Huntsville, MO

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Built by Allen Mayo 1818

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/14/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Sheriff of Briscoe County -- Silverton TX

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A state histoirc marker recalls Miner Crawford, the first Sheriff of Briscoe County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/9/2014

last visited: 12/28/2013

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