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Image for FIRST -- Use of groundwater for Air Conditioning, Sadler's Wells Theatre, Islington, London, UK,view gallery
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First of its KindFIRST -- Use of groundwater for Air Conditioning, Sadler's Wells Theatre, Islington, London, UK,

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Sadler's Wells Theatre used water from its historic holy well to achieve two firsts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/30/2016

last visited: 7/26/2016

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First of its KindFOUNDER -- of the Penny Post, Sir Rowland Hill, King Edward Street, London, UK

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The statue of Rowland Hill, who conceived of and introduced the Penny post and other postage reforms, along King Edward Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/29/2016

last visited: 7/26/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Catholic Church in Wise County - Bridgeport, TX

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A 2015 Texas Historical Marker near the entrance of St. John the Baptizer Catholic Church notes that this was the first Catholic church established in the county, dating to 1889.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/29/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Twin-Towered Residential Skyscraper Built on Central Park West - New York, NY

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One of the most famous apartment buildings in all of New York City

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 10/27/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Museum in NYC - New York, NY

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Named New York City's oldest museum, it's also a library across the street from New York's Central Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 10/27/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Municipal Airport in Southern California - Long Beach, CA

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A small historical marker on the Long Beach Airport terminal building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/22/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Camel Brigade of the US Army - Lebec, CA

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Site of the first and only camel brigade of the U.S. Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/21/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST European liquid rocket - Dessau - ST - Germany

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Neben einer Gartenkolonie erinnert ein Stein an Europas erste Flüssigkeitsrakete

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mr&Mrs_Right

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 10/21/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Governor General of Australia, ADM Arthur Phillip RN, Bath Abbey, Bath, Somerset, UK

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The memorial to ADM Arthur Phillip of the Royal Navy in Bath Abbey, the Founder and First Governor General of Australia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/19/2016

last visited: 6/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Crowning of a King of All England, Bath, Somerset, UK

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The historic marker pertaining to the 973 AD crowning of Edgar, first king of all England, which happened at this site over 1000 years ago

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/19/2016

last visited: 8/9/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Synthetic Inhalation Anaesthetic - Widnes, UK

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This plaque honours Charles Suckling who helped to develop halothane, the world's FIRST synthetic inhalation anaesthetic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Methodist Chapel in Worcester, Worcestershire, England

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First Methodist Chapel in Worcester

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/17/2016

last visited: never

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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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