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First of its KindFIRST - Protestant church in the North Okanagan Valley

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This Anglican Church was built at Lansdowne, a community northeast of Armstrong, in 1885 and, with the coming of the S & O railroad to Armstrong, moved to Armstrong in 1891. It has been in continuous use ever since.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Archive in Utah - Salt Lake City, UT

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This is one of many historical markers in the capital city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Utah

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Site of Public Building in Emporia - Emporia, Ks.

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This bronze marker is on the north facade of 527 N Commercial St. in Emporia, Ks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Telephone Line in the West - Laramie, WY

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This is one of a few markers at the I-80 rest area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - African American to Record History for His Race and To Have a Non-Military Federal Appointment-William Nell [Home of] - Boston, MA

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William C. Neil, who lived here at 3 Smith Court, had a few notable accomplishments, including the first African-American to seriously record history for his race and to receive a federal, non-military appointment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Telegraph in AZ, Pipe Spring Natl. Mon., Kaibab AZ

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The Desert Telegraph, which linked the Mormon pioneer outpost of Pipe Spring with Salt Lake City and then the world, commenced operations in 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: 8/27/2014

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First of its KindThe first commercial discovery oil well in the Permian Basin - Mitchell County, TX

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Pump across the field

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - German parliament building - Ständehaus/Karlsruhe/Germany

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Das Ständehaus war das erstes deutsche Parlamentgebäude. The Ständehaus was the first German parliament building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KaPsTeam

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 8/24/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Vertical Lift Railway Bridge Built in Canada - Kamloops, BC

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This railway bridge is on the Canadian National's main transcontinental line and, as such, sees a lot of traffic. It makes for a great train watching spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindWarren Coleman Marker , First Textile Mill Owned/Operated by Blacks

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Founder of the nation's first textile factory owned and operated by blacks, 1897-1904. Mill building is 350 yards North of this plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 8/20/2014

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First of its KindFirst Person living in Montgomery County, IN

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In 1821, William Offield built a cabin on a creek, (later known as Offield's Creek), four miles southwest of the future site of Crawfordsville, Indiana in an area now known as Balhinch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kc9pdy

location: Indiana

date approved: 8/17/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Salinas Library - Salinas, CA

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An ECV plaque in downtown Salinas, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst sardine cannery in Monterey - Monterey, CA

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A plaque about the first sardine cannery in Monterey, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - United States Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph Station & Telegram - South Wellfleet, MA

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Guglielmo Marconi established the first United States transatlantic wireless telegraph station and sent the first transatlantic wireless telegram from what is now Marconi Beach in the Cape Cod National Seashore, South Wellfleet, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/13/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - African American Woman to Receive a Medical Degree (Home of) - Boston, MA

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Rebecca Lee Crumpler who was the first African American woman to receive a Medical Degree, attended the New England Female Medical College, and lived here in 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/13/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - SHERIFF OF SAN DIEGO, San Diego, CA

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This Memorial is located in San Diego's Balboa Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 8/12/2014

last visited: 7/22/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Performances of Oscar Wilde Plays - Suffolk Street, London, UK

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A green Westminster City Council plaque, to first performances of two of Oscar Wilde's plays, is on the south west side of Suffolk Street at the rear of the Haymarket Theatre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/7/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Street Lighting by Coal Gas - Pall Mall, London, UK

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On the south east side of Pall Mall, in central London, a green plaque is attached to a building that tells that Frederick Winsor gave the world's first demonstration of street lighting using coal gas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/6/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst chapter Alpha Phi Alpha in Oklahoma - Langston University - Langston, OK

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The first Oklahoma chapter of the first all black Greek-letter organization was established at Langston University

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/5/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Elected Parliament in Austria - Vienna, Austria

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The first Austrian Parliament met here at the Hofburg Palace in 1848.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: 9/11/2013

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First of its KindFIRST - Church Bell in Olathe - Olathe, Ks

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This 407 pound bell is located in the front lawn of the First Presbyterian Church - 621 S Lee Avenue in Olathe, Ks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst out in chess history / První aut v dejinách šachu - Pelhrimov, Czech Republic

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První aut v dejinách šachu / First out in chess history

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Kraj Vysocina, Czech Republic

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: 8/20/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial in Brookside Cemetery in Winnipeg MB

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This First of its Kind is the first burial in Brookside Cemetery, Winnipeg's largest cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: 11/15/2013

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First of its KindFIRST-Meeting house

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Wooden first meeting house in the city!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: 7/29/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Post Office in Town - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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The first post office in historic San Juan Capistrano.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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