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First of its KindFIRST (Oldest) Original Church Building in Decatur, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker on the old Episcopal Mission of the Ascension indicates that this is the oldest original church building in Decatur, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/15/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Black Teacher on Vancouver Island, Nanaimo, BC

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Emily Stark, first black teacher on the island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Salvation Army meeting West of the Great Lakes -- Winnipeg MB

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A small black plaque tucked in a corner near the King Street entrance to the ugly Winnipeg City hall memorializes the first Salvation Army meeting west of the Great Lakes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 1/15/2014

last visited: 4/21/2014

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First of its KindSite of First Daylight Bank Holdup in United States - Liberty, Mo.

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This two story brick building is located on the northeast corner of Water and Franklin Streets in Liberty, Mo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/13/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Jewish Settlers in North America - NYC, NY

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This monument honors the first Jewish immigrants to North America.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 1/13/2014

last visited: 7/25/2013

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First of its KindCaptain John Savage - Brormont, Qc

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Capitaine John Savage, premier colon du West Shefford (maintenant Bromont) / Captain John Savage, first settler of West Shefford (now Bromont)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sassoeur & Cie

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 1/10/2014

last visited: 8/20/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Building on the University of Nevada, Reno Campus

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This historical marker hangs near the front entrance to the Morrill Hall Alumni Center on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/6/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindSite of World's First Parabolic Radio Telescope - Wheaton, IL

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Built in 1937 by Grote Reber in his backyard, later disassembled and moved for posterity to Greenbank, WV. The backyard site is now a parking lot, and a historical marker was added in 1999 to commemorate this first.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Structure at Territorial Normal School - Edmond, OK

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Old North was the first building on what was then called the Territorial Normal School

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: 1/18/2014

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First of its KindDr. Ephraim McDowell House - 1st successful ovarian surgery

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On Christmas Day 1809. Dr. McDowell performed the world's first successful ovarian surgery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member krsmith2

location: Kentucky

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Methodist Meeting Place in New Hampshire

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Unusual: marker says it took place 1.2 miles north of the marker. The church, which makes the same claim, is about 1.2 miles SE of this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: 8/10/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Woman Mayor - Fleetwood, UK

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This clock tower is located in Albert Square in the historic fishing port city of Fleetwood, erected in honor of Margaret Elizabeth Rowntree, first woman mayor and noted poet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Building in Mariposa - Mariposa, CA

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The Fremont Adobe is is the first and oldest building in the county seat of Mariposa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindJackson, Forrest's 1st. West TN Raid (Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee)

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Jackson, Forrest's First West Tennessee Raid.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member krsmith2

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/31/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindWalker Daniel, First Atty. Gen. of Ky. District, Danville, Ky

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Walker Daniel, His life & First Atty. Gen. of Ky. District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member krsmith2

location: Kentucky

date approved: 12/31/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst USCT Recruits at Camp Nelson, Danville, Boyle County, Kentucky

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First slaves Recruits at Camp Nelson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member krsmith2

location: Kentucky

date approved: 12/31/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Battleship on Display on the Continental West Coast - San Pedro, CA

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The USS Iowa was recently decommissioned and now on display in the San Pedro Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/28/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Business in Town - Fleetwood, UK

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This local butcher shop, Prime Cuts, is located on the border of Albert Square in the historic fishing village and seaside resort of Fleetwood. It is believed to be the first business opened in town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/28/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Welded Suspension Bridge in the U.S. - San Pedro, CA

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The Vincent Thomas Bridge is one of two bridges used by route 47 as a major highway to the city of San Pedro from Long Beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/28/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindPREMIER/FIRST - Brevet/Patent of Invention

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Ici, fut emis le premier brevet d'invention Canadien. Here, the first patent of invention in Canada was issued.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 12/28/2013

last visited: 7/29/2014

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First of its KindFirst -- Iowa Class Battleship Commissioned - San Pedro, CA

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The USS Iowa was recently decommissioned and now on display in the San Pedro Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/27/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Burner Hotel in the World - Morris Burner Hotel - Reno, NV

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The Morris Burner Hotel has made claim to being the first 'Burner Hotel' in the world, accommodating patrons of the ever-popular Burning Man art and culture festival held annually in Nevada's Black Rock Desert.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/27/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Important Flour Mill in Northeastern California - Wilford, CA

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This historical marker is located near the Milford Post Office along Milford Grade Rd in Milford, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 12/24/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Church in Escalante

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Escalante's first church was built in 1885.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 12/21/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Train from Preston to Fleetwood - Fleetwood, UK

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This stone boundary marker with attached plaque is on display in a grassy area of the Esplanade along the shore in the historic fishing village of Fleetwood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2013

last visited: never

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