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First of its KindFIRST - Public Holocaust Memorial in Maine

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A beautiful monument in a beautiful setting, this memorial to holocaust victims has been placed in a green space at the west end of Longfellow Street in Portland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 6/23/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Double brick House in St. Charles, MO

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First brick double house built

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/23/2015

last visited: 6/24/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Lighthouse featured on US Currency

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The first lighthouse to be featured on a piece of US currency, the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse stands guard at the end of a long peninsula at the entrance to Muscongus Bay and Johns Bay along the southeast coast of Maine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - "Gothick" Church in America - Gardiner, ME

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The cornerstone of this church was laid on May 31, 1819 and on October 20, 1820, nearly a year and a half later, the completed church was consecrated.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 6/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Documented Grave in Carter Cemetery - Canton, TX

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The Texas Historical Marker at the front of Carter Cemetery, south of Canton, TX, indicates that H.H. Meeks has the oldest documented grave in the cemetery, dating to 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/18/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Commercial Sawmill in Minnesota – Marine on St. Croix, MN

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There are two identical markers, one at the beginning and the other at the end of the historical trail that leads through the woods.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/18/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Ice House in St. Charles, MO

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"David McNail was a brother of Governor McNail. He lived in St. Charles at an early date, and built the first ice house ever erected there. He married a MISS FLORATHAY, and they had 2 children, a son and a daughter." webroots

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/18/2015

last visited: 6/18/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Co-Ed University W. of Mississippi ~ Canton, MO

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Marker is in Martin Park on MO B.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/18/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Lutheran Church in Canada - Halifax, NS

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A Canadian National Historic Site, the Little Dutch (Deutsch) Church was the first known church in Canada associated with the German Canadian community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/17/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Official Meeting of the National Farmers Union - Smyrna, TX

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A small sign at the entrance to the Smyrna Union Church, near Emory, TX, notes that the first official meeting of the National Farmers Union took place here on September 2, 1902.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/17/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Anglican Cathedral outside England

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A church of firsts and superlatives, this 265 year old wood framed church and Pro-Cathedral stands opposite the city hall at the south end of the Grand Parade, a civic square in downtown Halifax.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/16/2015

last visited: 6/18/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Road constructed from the City of New Westminster toward the International Boundary — Surrey, BC

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During the mid-19 century there weren't many roads in this area. Most travel was by water. However the Semiahmoo Trail was the first link between New Westminster and the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Masonic Lodge on the Pacific Coast — Bellingham, WA

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This plaque is dedicated to Pierre Barlow Cornwall who carried the charter from Ohio to establish the first Masonic Lodge on the Pacific Coast of the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: Washington

date approved: 6/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Metropolitan Police Station in Bushey - High Street, Bushey, Herts, UK

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This blue plaque, to mark the first Met police station in Bushey, is attached to a building on the north side of the High Street in Bushey. The building, which was the police station is now a house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/9/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst President Of The American Society Of Dental Surgeons - Windsor, CT

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Horace H. Hayden was the first President Of The American Society Of Dental Surgeons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/4/2015

last visited: 6/27/2010

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First of its KindFIRST - Christian Martyr in Texas - Pampa, TX

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Also First to cross overland from San Antonio to Santa Fe, 1st military post, & first members of Texas Legislature.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 6/1/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Australian Soldier to Die in Imperial Service - Mount Morgan, QLD

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A memorial to Victor S Jones, the first Australian soldier to die on foreign soil, can be found at the southern entrance of a suspension bridge named in his honour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tuena

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 6/1/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Commercial Travel Link From Baltimore to the West - Ellicott City, MD

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A Maryland State marker explains how U.S. Route 40 changed America forever.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/29/2015

last visited: 8/2/2009

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First of its KindFirst Solar Powered Cave - Sequoia National Park - CA

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Crystal Cave received a grant and went solar in 2010. Upgrade included LED lighting and elimination of a propane generator.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Superintendent of Sequoia N. Park - Col. Charles Young -

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First commanded a calvary unit here as a Capt. in 1903. His unit was primarily Buffalo soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Salvation Army Site in Chico, CA

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A historical marker by the Salvation Army notes its history herein front of a business building in downtown Chico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 5/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Dunkin Donuts in Orange County - Laguna Hills, CA

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This BRAND NEW Dunkin Donuts to the area already has large lines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindWorld's FIRST Frisbee Golf Course - Pasadena, California

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The Oak Grove Disc Golf Course in Pasadena is the first course with disc golf baskets permanently cemented into place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Jewish house outside the Jaffa Walls - Tel Aviv, Israel

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A sign marks the remnants of the 1st Jewish house outside the Jaffa Walls in Tel Aviv.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Israel

date approved: 5/25/2015

last visited: 6/26/2015

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Chandler Cemetery - Rockwall, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker in front of Chandler Cemetery, Rockwall, TX, indicates that the burial of Mary Chandler in 1869 was the first burial here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/23/2015

last visited: never

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