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First of its KindFirst Wollen Mill - Jacksonville, IL

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"The Capps Woolen Mills made a sensible addition to the sheep industry. Specialty stores began replacing general stores, and cash began to replace bartering and buying on credit." - History of Jacksonville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/12/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Movie House in Town - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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This is one of many first at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/12/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Run of First Steam Railroad - Meredosia, IL

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monument in small city park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/11/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST: Organized Town In Ohio Valley - West Liberty, West Virginia

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Marker giving brief history of West Liberty, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - President of the Royal Academy -London, England, UK

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Joshua Reynolds, a prominent painter, was the first president of the Royal Academy of Arts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 3/6/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Disney Theme Park Outside California - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom Theme Park was the first theme park built by Disney other than the original.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Florida

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 5/9/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Animal Conservation Themed Disney Park - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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This is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) accredited zoo which is also one of 4 theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Florida

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 8/5/2014

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First of its KindFirst Illinois State Hospital For the Insane - Jacksonville, IL

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Also the first deceased patient is buried in this unmarked cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindLahaina Lighthouse ~ Lahaina, Maui Hawai`i

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This lighthouse location was the port of many early whaling vessels and a home port of Captain Cook.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Hawaii

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindSite of the first Presbyterian church in Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz, CA

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A plaque in Santa Cruz, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst ferry across the Ohio River - Golconda, IL

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"Green's Ferry on the Mississippi as a plan to create business for the ferry. Sarah became the proprietor of the business, and in 1804 became the first woman in Illinois to obtain a ferry license, making the business legitimate." - Pope County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Ballot cast by a woman - Soquel, CA

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Site of the first ballot cast by a woman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Air-Conditioned Building in Las Vegas, NV

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This vintage Theatre is located at 310 Fremont St. on the Fremont Street Experience. It is now an Indian crafts and souvenir store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Nevada

date approved: 3/1/2014

last visited: 5/4/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Disney Theme Park - Anaheim, CA

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Disneyland first opened in 1955 and quickly got the name the happiest place on earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/1/2014

last visited: 11/5/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - British Daily Newspaper - Crane Court, London, UK

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This marker is set into the pavement at the entrance to Crane Court. This alleyway runs north from Fleet Street in the City of London. It records the publication of Britain's first daily newspaper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/27/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Settlement in Missouri made by the French - De Witt, Mo.

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This limestone marker is located in the City Park - 7th and Jefferson in De Witt, Mo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/26/2014

last visited: 8/30/2014

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First of its KindFirst Classes of University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK

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This is the site of the birthplace of the University of Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/23/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst teaching by Stephen Douglas - Winchester, IL

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Stephen Douglas moved to Winchester when he was 20 years old in 1833 to teach school. He had forty students who paid him $3 each per quarter. Douglas taught himself the law after school and soon left Winchester to work as a lawyer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Sunday School Convention - Winchester, IL

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The great trial of Mr. Paxson's life - his stammering speech - had now become almost unendurable to him. He wanted to speak fluently and with effect in behalf of the work so dear to his heart. He began to think of attempting a cure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst performance of "Cross of Gold" speech - Perry, IL

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He came here because it was his wife's home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Permanent Seat of Justice in Pike County, IL

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This building was a justice of the peace, tavern, stage coach stop and private residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2014

last visited: 6/9/2008

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First of its KindFirst President of the Second Austrian Republic - Vienna, Austria

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Dr. Karl Renner was the First President of the Second Austrian Republic after the fall of Nazi Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 2/14/2014

last visited: 9/8/2013

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First of its KindFirst Master Mason & First County Newspaper - Pittsfield, IL

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According to Noyes family history Lincoln gave a speech in their front yard, under the tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/13/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Social Democratic Mayor of Vienna - Vienna, Austria

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Jakob Reumann was the first social democratic mayor of Vienna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 2/12/2014

last visited: 9/8/2013

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First of its KindFirst Observance of Memorial Day - Waterloo, NY

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In May 1966, US Congress and President Johnson declared Waterloo was the birthplace of Memorial Day

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New York

date approved: 2/10/2014

last visited: 2/10/2014

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