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First of its KindFIRST - Papal Mass by Pope John Paul II in the United States - Boston, MA

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The first Papal Mass Tablet is located on the west end of Boston Common near Charles Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindLt. Gen. Thomas P. Stafford - a Man of FIRSTS - Oklahoma City, OK

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Lt. General Stafford has achieved so many FIRSTS, they're difficult to count.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Mayor of Winnipeg

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This First of its Kind plaque is for Francis Evans Cornish who was Winnipeg's First Mayor in 1874. The plaque is in Section B (right next to Section A) of Brookside Cemetery, 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 7/3/2014

last visited: 11/15/2013

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First of its KindFIRST County Courthouse in Oklahoma Built After Statehood - Marietta, OK

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A brick in the pavement and an Oklahoma Historical Marker indicate that the Love County Courthouse, built and dedicated in 1910, was the first state courthouse built after Oklahoma became a state in 1907.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: 9/19/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Indian Restaurant in London - George Street, London, UK

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The first Indian restaurant in London was located here in 1810. This is marked by a green plaque and is located on the north west side of George Street. The plaque is within an office but can be seen from the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Black Man Across the Continent - Cairo, IL

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York was not William Clark's servant, as some historians report, he was his slave. This marker on the old custom house lawn in Cairo, not far from where the expedition stayed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST World Population Clock on Public Display

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The first World Population Clock on public display can be found on the outside wall of the clock museum (Uhrenmuseum) in Wuppertal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Free School in Illinois - Jerseyville, IL

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Marker to commemorate the first free school

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain - Upper Berkley Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque, placed by London County Council, is to Elizabeth Garrett Anderson who lived at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/23/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Mozart Grand Tour Address in London - Cecil Court, London, UK

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As a child prodigy Mozart and his family performed a Grand Tour of Europe. In 1764 they arrived in London and a blue plaque, in Cecil Court, marks the site of the building where they first stayed in London from April to August.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst White Child - Grand Tower, IL

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Lewis and Clark marker with strange information.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/18/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Memorial Day Service - Carbondale, IL

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I know the Federal Government has decreed that Waterloo, NY is the home of the Memorial Day celebration. But maybe you should view the evidence before making a final decision.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/18/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Man to Found an Independent Express Service - Mt. Auburn Cemetery - Watertown, MA

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This very ornate grave stone for William Frederick Harnden put up by a consortium of railway express companies honors the man who founded the railway express service in the United States of America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Yankee Governor in Illinois

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Palestine, Illinois, was a filled with Southern people as the land office caused all to flow through here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst State Park in Minnesota, Lake Itasca, MN

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This marker tells that Itasca State Park was Minnesota’s first state park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial at St. Henry's Cemetery

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About 5 miles west of the little town of Hill Spring in southern Alberta and south of Highway 505 is the little country church of St. Henry's. In the churchyard is St. Henry's Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 6/12/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Public School in Columbia Falls, MT

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This 1891 brick church was originally built as a Catholic church and also served as Columbia Falls' first public school. Built of locally made brick, this was one of the first churches in northwest Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 6/12/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - School in Metaline Falls, WA

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posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 6/12/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Known to Science - Steedman, MO

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition sought a route to the west; BUT the Corps of discovery was tasked with finding new animals and plants for science. this they did.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in White's Chapel Cemetery - Southlake, TX

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A granite headstone marks the grave of the first burial in historic White's Chapel Cemetery, Southlake, TX. This is the grave of an unknown little girl who died around 1851.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: 6/5/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Restaurant in Reno to Accept Bitcoin - Lamppost Pizza - Reno, NV

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This pizza establishment is located within a shopping center just off Steamboat Parkway in SE Reno, NV and makes this superlative claim on their website.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 6/9/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST African-American Church and Building in Milford, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker on the Saint James A.M.E. Church, built in 1907 and an excellent example of Gothic Revival architecture, indicates that this is the city of Milford's oldest African-American church (going back to 1883) and building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Bob Dylan UK Performance - Grays Inn Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque, to singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, is in a building on the north east side of Grays Inn Road. The building is where Dylan made his first UK performance in 1962. The plaque can be seen through the left-most door above head height.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/1/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- South Carolinian Killed in Revolutionary War, Ninety Six, SC

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Located at the Ninety Six National Historic Site. This monument honors the FIRST South Carolinian killed in the (American) Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: South Carolina

date approved: 5/31/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Operating Masonic Lodge in Johnson County, TX - Grandview, TX

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Grandview Masonic Lodge #266 is the oldest operating Masonic Lodge in Johnson County, located at 101 N 3rd St, Grandview, TX. Only the lodge in Buchanan, a town which no longer exists save for its cemetery, preceded it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2014

last visited: never

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