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First of its KindFIRST - Teacher in Bangs Public Schools, Bangs TX

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Mrs. Clemmie King was the first teacher in the Bangs public school system

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/8/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Superintendent of McCamey Schools, McCamey TX

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C. V. Compton was the first superintendent of McCamey Schools

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/7/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Water Well on King Mountain, McCamey TX

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The King Mountain historic marker, relocated to Santa Fe Park in McCamey, for its own protection, preserves the history of the first water well on King Mountain

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/7/2017

last visited: 8/12/2016

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First of its KindFIRST: Submarine in the Port of Barcelona - Barcelona, Spain

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A two part monument honoring the inventor Narcis Monturiol of the Ictineo, the first submarine to sail underwater in the Port of Barcelona, is located at Avinguda Diagonal, 341, Barcelona, Spain.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 2/7/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Railway Excursion. Loughborough Railway Station.

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Plaque to mark the FIRST railway excursion on 5 July 1841.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/7/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Flow of Oil out of Santa Rita No. 1, Texon TX

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The Santa Rita No. 1 blew in on 22 May 1923, and produced her first oil for the University of Texas on 23 May 1923

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/1/2017

last visited: 12/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Career Police Chief of Caldwell, KS

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Town council could not decide, good cop, bad, cop dumb cop...who would patrol the streets?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/1/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - City Marshal of Caldwell, KS

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Eager citizen wins Marshal job after gun fight.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/1/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Commanding Officer of WASP Unit at Love Field, Reagan County Airport, Big Lake TX

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A grand brick monument with a propeller honors the WWII service of local hero Florene Miller Watson, a pioneer aviator and WASP, first CO of a WASP unit at Love Field

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/1/2017

last visited: 12/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Public Worship - Westgate Chapel, High Street, Lewes, UK

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A plaque on the wall of Westgate Chapel, set off the south side of Lewes High Street, tells us that "... first assembled here for public worship in 1700".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- La Harmonia Store, Big Bend NP TX

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These adobe buildings housed the first iteration of the La Harmonia Store in the Big Bend area of Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 12/25/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mechanized Farming in Big Bend -- Big Bend NP TX

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James Sublett introduced mechanized farming to the Big Bend region of Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 12/25/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Superintendent of Big Bend National Park, Big Bend NP TX

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Ross Maxwell was the first Superintendent of Big Bend National Park in Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 12/25/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mail Service from San Antonio to El Paso, Presidio TX

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The state historic marker for Captain Henry Skillman at St Francis Plaza in downtown Presidio TX details how he opened mail service between San Antonio and El Paso in 1851

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Butterfield Overland Mail Coach from Horsehead Crossing to El Paso, Presidio TX

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The state historic marker for Captain Henry Skillman at St Francis Plaza in downtown Presidio TX details how he blazed as new trail for the Butterfield Overland Mail through Comanche territory in 1858

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/28/2017

last visited: 12/24/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Hispanic American to File a Mining Claim,Terlingua TX

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Federico Villalba, a prominent local landowner in Terlingua discovered cinnabar on his ranch in 1902 and filed a mining claim - the first Hispanic to do so in the US

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/27/2017

last visited: 12/23/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Anglo-American Ranch in the Big Bend, Shafter TX

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When Milton Faver established his ranch in Shafter in the 1850s, it was the first Anglo ranch in the Big Bend area of Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/26/2017

last visited: 12/23/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Cattle Baron West of the Pecos, US 67 N of Presidio

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Milton Faver, the first cattle baron West of the Pecos.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/26/2017

last visited: 12/23/2016

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First of its KindFIRST: Grimaldi to Reign Over Monaco - Monaco-Ville, Monaco

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A statue of the first Grimaldi to reign over Monaco, François Grimaldi (Francesco Grimaldi) known as "il Malizia", is located in the Place Du Palais next to the Ramp in Monoco-Ville, Monaco.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Monaco

date approved: 1/26/2017

last visited: 3/6/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Recorded Wagon Crossing into Texas, US 67/90 E of Marfa TX

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One of two historic markers about 1/2 mile east of Marfa on the US 67/90, this marker preserves the history of the first recorded wagon crossing into Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/24/2017

last visited: 12/23/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- European to traverse Paisano Pass, US 67/90 13 miles E of Marfa TX

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A 1936 Texas Centennial pink granite block feature marker at Paisano Pass on the US 67/90 east of Marfa names the first European explorer to traverse Paisano Pass

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/24/2017

last visited: 12/23/2016

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First of its KindOLDEST Dated Marker in Allison Cemetery - Gordonville, TX

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A 1997 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Allison Cemetery, near Gordonville in rural Cooke County, TX, notes that the oldest dated grave marker in the cemetery belongs to a 53-year-old man who was buried in 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/24/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST --- School for Hispanic Children in Marfa, Marfa TX

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A state historic marker in front of the former Blackwell School in Marfa helps preserve the history of this former Latino-only school

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/23/2017

last visited: 12/22/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Stone Pine - Kew Gardens, London, UK

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This Stone Pine was the first to be planted in Kew Gardens in 1846. It has an unusual look as it was first kept as a potted plant before being put in the ground.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/23/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST brick cathedral in Denmark - Roskilde, Denmark

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The first Gothic cathedral to be built of brick, it encouraged the spread of the Brick Gothic style throughout Northern Europe. Constructed during the 12th and 13th centuries, the cathedral incorporates both Gothic and Romanesque features.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Denmark

date approved: 1/22/2017

last visited: 2/12/2017

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