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First of its KindFIRST - Scientific Life Insurance - Nicholas Lane, London, UK

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This blue plaque placed by the Corporation of London is on the north west side of St Nicholas Lane. It denotes the site of St Nicholas Acon's parsonage and is where "scientific life insurance" began in 1762.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Gas Well in the Panhandle of Texas

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Also the largest in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Columned house in Vicksburg, Vicksburg MS

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Anchuca is not only the first columned home in Vicksburg, it is also the first antebellum home to open as a tour home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: 9/24/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Diesel-powered COE vessel designated M/V MISSISSIPPI, Vicksburg MS

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The M/V MISSISSIPPI IV, a former flagship of the Mississippi River Commission inspection corps AND also a workboat for the Corps of Engineers Memphis District, now part of the Lower Mississippi River Museum in downtown Vicksburg MS

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/18/2014

last visited: 9/19/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Ghost Walk - King's Staith, York, UK

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The board at the start of the walk claims it to be "a night of mystery and imagination" and the original (World's No 1) of this type of attraction - a ghost walk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Telephone Exchange in Mississippi -- Vicksburg MS

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The Louisiana Telephone Co. installed the first telephone exchange in Vicksburg in 1881.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Parish Library in Louisiana, Rayville LA

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The Richland Parish Library is the first parish library in the state of Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Unit into WWII, 200th NM Coast Artillery, Roswell NM

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A plaque at the memorial to the 200th NM Coast Artillery proclaims it the "first to fight" in WWI

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: 9/12/2014

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First of its KindFirst educational trail across the vineyards - Schweigen-Rechtenbach, Germany

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Der erste Weinlehrpfad der Welt in Schweigen-Rechtenbach. / The first educational trail across the vineyards worldwide.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DieCacherGirls

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 9/10/2014

last visited: 11/29/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in York - Aldwark, York, UK

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This former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, located on the south west side of Aldwark in York, was the first in the city with the opening service being conducted by John Wesley on 15th July 1759.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/9/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Church, School and Lighted Building in Hedley, BC

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The Methodist Church was the first, and for many years the only, church built in the mining town of Hedley. Moreover, it housed the first school in Hedley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Church in the Federal District Outside of George Towne - Washington, DC

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This church was erected c. 1792.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Public Library in Sparks, NV

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The former Washoe County Library Branch and Justice Court Building was the first public library to be built in Sparks in 1931.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Roman Catholic Church in the British Columbia Interior

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This little log chapel, built by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, was the first building to go up at Pandosy Mission. It was the first Roman Catholic church in the BC interior. It was restored in 1954, 96 years after its construction in 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Wireless Message in the World - Washington, DC

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The First Wireless Message in the World happened here at the Franklin School in 1880.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: 8/25/2014

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First of its KindFirst - Ship Built in New Bedford - New Bedford, MA

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The Dartmouth, one of the ships boarded during the Boston Tea Party, was the first ship built in New Bedford and was launched near this spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/2/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- African-American member of the American Institute of Architecture - Las Vegas, NV

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This is one of a few historical markers in this park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst ABC Liquor store in North Carolina

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Text of Marker: First Alcoholic Beverage Control store in N.C. opened here, July 2, 1935, ending Prohibition, state law since 1909.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: 9/1/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Finsen Light in England - Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Road, London, UK

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Danish scientist, Niels Tyberg Finsen, developed the Finsen light to treat people suffering from the skin disorder known as Lupus. Queen Alexandra was instrumental in getting a Finsen light to the UK and its installation in the Royal London Hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Building Erected in Cedarville, CA

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This former trading post and general store was the first building erected in Deep Creek, now known as Cedarville, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 8/30/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Home and Post Office in Vernon, BC

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This little cabin was built by Luc Girouard, a Quebecer, in 1867. It was the first home and the first post office in the City of Vernon, then known as Priest's Valley. Luc lived in it until 1893, at which time he built a larger house nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/30/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Church in Modoc County - Surprise Valley Community Church

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This historic church is located at the corner of Bonner and Center Streets in Cedarville, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 8/30/2014

last visited: never

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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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