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First of its KindFIRST -- US District Court in Louisiana Territory, New Orleans LA

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The first US District Court for the territory of Louisiana stood here at 919 Royal St. until 1888, when the old building was destroyed and this building was built.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: 2/14/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -Religious Service - Enid, OK

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On this corner is a marker for the land office that once stood here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Waterflood in Oklahoma - Rogers County, OK

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Today we call this process "Fracking"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/9/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Boeing 747 - Seattle, WA

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The 747, the 350 ton behemoth that some thought (like the Spruce Goose) was just too darned BIG to fly, was rolled out by Boeing on September 30, 1968 and took to the air for the first time on February 9, 1969.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/9/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Bank of Montreal in British Columbia - New Denver, BC

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On the corner of Bellevue & 6th Avenues in downtown New Denver, this former Bank of Montreal is now the Silvery Slocan Museum and Visitor Information Centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/9/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Settler of Eugene City, OR - Eugene Skinner

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Eugene Skinner donated land that would become Eugene City and named so by his wife, Mary Skinner in 1853.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/7/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Governor of Oregon - John W. Whiteaker

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This crypt in the Eugene Masonic Cemetery contains the grave of John Whiteaker and family, Oregon's first governor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/7/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - British settlement in Western Australia, Albany , Western Australia

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A plaque commemorating the first British settlement in W.A. at Albany in January 1829

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 2/1/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Police Detachment in Castlegar, BC

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Adjacent to Castlegar's Railroad Museum is another museum, this one housed in the first building in Castlegar dedicated solely to police work.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/1/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Cottonwood Cemetery - Cottonwood, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at historic Cottonwood Cemetery indicates that Jesse R. Swayze was the first burial in the cemetery, back in 1882.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/29/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - All Concrete Structure in Sandpoint, ID

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The 1927 Panida Theater is number fifteen on the list of fifteen contributing buildings which comprise the Sandpoint Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Bishop of Natchitoches, Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Natchitoches LA

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The grave of Augustus M. Martin, First Bishop of Natchitoches, inside the Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Natchitoches LA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 1/23/2015

last visited: 12/26/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Rock Salt Mine, Avery Island LA

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The historic marker about the first rock salt mine on Avery Island

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 1/23/2015

last visited: 12/26/2014

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First of its KindFIRST Residence - Rolla, MO

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First Homestead, and first residence

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/23/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Church & Sermon - Cartersville, GA

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Prominent Man Of The Past, Felton, Was Preacher, Physician, Politico

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Members of US Expeditionary Forces killed in WWI -- Van Buren AR

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A small grey granite memorial hidden in shrubbery commemorates the manes of the first three members of the US Army's Expeditionary forces to die in WWI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: 11/30/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mass in Natchitoches, Natchitoches LA

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A historic marker on the side of the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Natchitoches LA details the celebration of the first Mass in the city, and reminds of a major mistake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: 1/22/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Solar Road

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The worlds first sola(r)road!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dapastni

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: 1/20/2015

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First of its KindOklahoma's First Catholic Church -- Atoka OK

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A leaning historic marker at the site of the now-razed St. Patrick's Catholic Church on the corner of Virginia St at the US 69 in Atoka

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: 1/21/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Information highway for the Midwest - Pontiac, Illinois, USA.

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In the 1860's The first Information Highway stretched from The East coast of the USA through the Town of Pontiac, then onto the Mississippi River, paralleling the Railroad & the Pontiac Trail, later to become Route 66.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/15/2015

last visited: 5/9/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial in Pleasant Street Cemetery - Kamloops, BC

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Pleasant Street Cemetery is divided into two sections bisected by 9th Avenue. Pleasant Street Cemetery celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2000. This was the second cemetery in Kamloops, the original being Pioneer Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Burial in Hutchins Memorial Cemetery - Hutchins, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker in Hutchins Memorial Cemetery indicates that the grave of Alonzo B. Clark is the earliest marked burial here, from 1875.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Church Building - Waxahachie, TX

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Located at 308 N Monroe St, Waxahachie, TX, this sanctuary served St. Paul's Episcopal Church from 1887 to 2002, and is Waxahachie's oldest church, built in 1885. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Medical Center - Siloam Springs, AR

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This spring, one of 8 that feed the Creek, is said to have small amount of arsenic - long believed to have healing powers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Arkansas

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Brick School in Vernon, BC

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When built in 1893 this school cost the city of Vernon the exorbitant amount of $5,000.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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