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First of its KindFIRST -- Ferry Service in New York - New York, NY

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A large silhouette of the first ferry service in New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/8/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Livery Stable in Junction, Junction TX

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The earliest travelers on the Old Spanish Trail would have passed by Junction's first livery stable, which they themselves helped consign to history

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/8/2017

last visited: 1/9/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Newspaper in Kimble County, Junction TX

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The first newspaper in Junction was published under 4 separate names in 1919. I guess the newspaper editor couldn't decide what he wanted to call his newspaper!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/8/2017

last visited: 1/9/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Church in Copperas Community, Copperas Community, TX

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A state historic marker at an abandoned church building on a ranch in the ghost town of Copperas Texas preserves its history as the first Methodist Church in the area

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/8/2017

last visited: 1/9/2017

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First of its KindFIRST department store in Prague - Praha, Czech republic

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Haas department store was built in the years 1869-1871 as the first modern department store in Prague.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST telephone switchboard in Prague - Praha, Czech republic

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První telefonní ústredna v Praze byl založena roku 1882 v Richtrove dome na Malém námestí. Fugovala zde do roku 1902 / The first telephone switchboard in Prague was found 1882 in the Richtr’s House at Small Square, functioning here until 1902.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Episcopal Church in Hamilton, Hamilton TX

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St. Mary's Episcopal Church, built in 1896 a block off the downtown square, is the first Episcopal Church in Hamilton

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: 1/9/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Building in Republic, WA

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The small Ferry County Historical Center is one of two distinct entities within a historic home in Republic. On the grounds is this, the Kaufman Cabin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Hospital in the US Dedicated to the Treatment of Alcoholism - Binghamton, NY

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The NY State Inebriate Asylum was the first hospital in the US to treat alcoholism.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: 2/26/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Religious Denomination Organized in Pampa, TX

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Woodie Guthrie, Indian Battles, Oil Discovery Wells, White Deer, and historic buildings, what more could you ask.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Doctor in this area of Texas

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Pampa 's first resident doctor was Dr. Vittorio Emanuel von Brunow who was generally known in this area as Dr. Brunow. The German word von means "the house of" and the initial "v" is not capitalized.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Trading Post Above the Canadian River - Hansford County, TX

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First called Buffalo Camp of the Cators' then became an important stage stop and trading post.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 1/3/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial Site & Grave in County - Hansford County, TX

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Cemetery is way out here, (6 miles from Spearman) because the county courthouse used to be out here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 1/3/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Railroad shipping point in Hansford County, TX

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Founding details of the county seat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 1/3/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Declaration of Independence - Abingdon, MD

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A state marker commemorates the first declaration of independences issued by any body of government.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/3/2017

last visited: 5/31/2014

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First of its KindOLDEST - House in Borkum, Germany

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Das älteste Haus von Borkum stammt aus dem 17. Jahrhundert und steht im alten Ortskern, im Wiesenweg 1 und 1a. *** The oldest house of Borkum was built in the 17. century in the street Wiesenweg 1 and 1a.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 4spring

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 1/1/2017

last visited: 8/2/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - President of B.C. Packers — Delta, BC

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Alexander Ewen built a fish packing plant at this location in 1871. By 1902 he and three other men formed the BC Packers Company which bought out many small packing plants on the British Columbia coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/1/2017

last visited: never

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First of its Kind"'FIRST" UWO Graduation Class - London, Ontario, Canada

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A marker for the "First" Graduating class at UWO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/31/2016

last visited: 1/3/2017

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Winnsboro City Cemetery - Winnsboro, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the front of Winnsboro City Cemetery, notes that the earliest gravestone here belongs to Andrew Vannoy, who died in 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Brick Building in Grants Pass, Oregon

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A stone plaque marks the site where the first brick building in Grants Pass was erected.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Indian of North America to be Promoted a Saint - Santa Fe, NM

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A statue of Kateri Tekakwitha.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Methodist Church N. of Canadian River - Channing, TX

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This church currently has 22 members

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 12/28/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Chief Justice of Texas Supreme Court - Canadian, TX

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Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas, 1840 Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas, 1841-1845 Chief Justice, Texas Supreme Court, 1845-1858

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Public School Teacher - Hemphill County, TX

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"Mary Isaacs remained active in the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and social affairs in Canadian until her death on October 12, 1950. The Mary B. Isaacs school in Canadian is named for her." ~ TSHA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Church Bell in Canadian, Texas

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Still in use, now in the Presbyterian Church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2016

last visited: never

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