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First of its KindFIRST -- Issue of "The Standard" Newspaper, Cheshire Court, Fleet Street, London, UK

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A historic marker inset into the concrete entry into Cheshire Court commemorates the first issue of the Standard, a famous Fleet Street newspaper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2016

last visited: 7/24/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Permament Settlement in the New World, Magna Carta Memorial, Old Windsor, Surrey, UK

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A tree planted in soil from Jamestown, Virginia, USA, the first permanent settlement in the New World, at Runnymede near the town of Old Windsor in the United Kingdom

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2016

last visited: 7/24/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Constitutional Document in the World, Magna Carta Memorial, Old Windsor, Surrey, UK

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The memorial to the Magna Carta, the first Constitutional document in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2016

last visited: 7/24/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Woman Legislator in the British Empire - Claresholm, AB

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In front of the Claresholm & District Museum is a low brick plinth containing a pair of plaques dedicated to Louise Crummy McKinney, the first woman in the British Empire to become a member of a legislature.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/8/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - First Presbyterian Church - Buffalo NY

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The First Presbyterian Church in Buffalo, New York was the first organized religious body formed in what was then the western frontier of New York State.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 10/6/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindNeal Creek Sawmill - Hood River, OR

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This location on Neal Creek is the site of the first sawmill in the Hood River valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/3/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST School in Cooke County - Mountain Springs, TX

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A 1976 Texas Historical Marker in front of the fourth Mountain Springs school building notes that Mountain Springs had the first school in Cooke County, established in 1847.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/3/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - United Methodist Church - Wellsboro PA

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Located on Main St in Wellsboro

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/2/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - chairlift in Europe (Trojanovice, North Moravia)

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Depicted two-seats chairlift, the oldest in Europe, connects hotel Raztoka in village Trojanovice with ski center Pustevny in The Moravian–Silesian Beskids (Moravskoslezské Beskydy) mountain range. The coordinates given mark the upper loading area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Moravskoslezsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/1/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - WMC Radio Station - Memphis, TN

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Memphis' first full-service radio station began regularly scheduled broadcasting on January 20, 1923. Located at 30 N 2nd St. (at Court, Ave.), Memphis, TN.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/30/2016

last visited: 9/17/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - First Tennessee Bank - Memphis, TN

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This marker for the First Tennessee Bank, the city’s first federally chartered bank, is located in Court Square on N 2nd Ave in Memphis, TN.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/30/2016

last visited: 9/17/2016

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First of its KindFirst - Route of Travel and Trade Across Idaho - Bonners Ferry, Idaho

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This commemoration about the First Route of Travel and Trade Across Idaho and two other veteran memorials are near the library in Veterans Memorial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 9/30/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Solvent Savings Bank - Memphis, TN

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The Solvent Savings Bank was the first Negro bank established in Memphis. Located across the street from the Robert Church Park on Beale St, Memphis, TN. Located at 386 Beale St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/29/2016

last visited: 9/17/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Beale Street Baptist Church - Memphis, TN

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Beale Street Baptist Church is the oldest, continuous Negro congregation in Memphis. Located on Beale Street at 4th Street, Memphis, TN.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/28/2016

last visited: 9/17/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Resident of the Mokane Jail - Mokane, MO

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As town grew and railroad workers now had their own hotel, the town needed a jail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - English Thanksgiving In Virginia

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Marker commemorating the first Thanksgiving in Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/24/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Baptist Church - Woonsocket RI

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Built in 1890 and occupied in 1892

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - House of Worship - Walnut Creek, CA

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The first house of worship.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Alexander Cemetery - Anna, TX

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A 2015 Collin County Historical Commission marker near the front of Alexander Cemetery indicates that the earliest marked grave here is that of William Alexander, dating to 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: 11/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Astronomer Royal, John Flamsteed, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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John Flamsteed, appointed in 1676 by King Charles II was the first Astronomer Royal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: 9/25/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Coaster in the UK. to have beyond vertical drop - Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Speed: No Limits - A steel Roller Coaster opened in 2006 & the first Coaster in the UK. to have beyond vertical drop, Located at Oakwood Theme Park, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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First of its KindFOUNDER & FIRST Governor of Australia, ADM Arthur Phillip RN, Watling Street, St Paul's Churchyard, London, UK

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The memorial and bust in honour of Admiral Arthur Phillip of the Royal Navy, discoverer of the site of Sydney, the founder and first governor of Australia, near St. Paul's Cathedral in London

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Graves in McLarry Cemetery - McKinney, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the front of McLarry Cemetery -- east of US 75 on Collin County Road 273 -- notes that the earliest marked burials here are of two children, Henry E. and Adella M. Hall, who died on the same day in 1870.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/18/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Mennonite Sunday School in America

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Location of the Mennonite First Sunday School in America

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Known Name of Clear Creek - Golden, CO

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The first name of this Golden, CO creek was Cannon Ball Creek—so named by Frenchmen. #3531

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/16/2016

last visited: 7/2/2016

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