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First of its KindFirst electromagnetic telegraph in the world, Göttingen, Germany

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The famous physicists Gauß and Weber build the first functionating telegraph line in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 1/31/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Residential Wind Turbines in London - Tollard House, Russell Road, London, UK

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This blue plaque, erected in 2007, indicates that Tollard House was the first residential building in London to have wind turbines installed on its roof. Tollard House is at the junction of Russell Road and Kensington High Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/22/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Substantial Submarine Cable in America - Cape Traverse, PEI

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In a shady spot under a spruce tree, mounted on a low concrete plinth is this plaque, relating the story of the laying of the first substantial submarine cable in America, from nearby Carlton Head, PEI to Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 1/22/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Settler - Caroline, NY

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The Widow Earsley was the "first pioneer settler". "She came on horseback into this New York wilderness, purchased one hundred acres of land and built a log cabin on his site in 1794"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - burial at Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia

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The grave of the first person interred at Perth's biggest cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 1/21/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Civil War Volunteer From Connecticut - Hartford, CT

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A relief sculpture of General Joseph Roswell Hawley, the first Civil War volunteer from Connecticut, is located inside the east side of the north porch of the Connecticut State Capitol at 210 Capitol Avenue in Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 1/18/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - School in Mandurah, Western Australia

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A plaque marking the location of the first school in Mandurah

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 1/17/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - American Soaring Flight to exceed one hour - San Diego, CA

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William Hawley Bowlus - First American Soaring Flight to exceed one hour duration 1 hour 21 minutes - October 19, 1929

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 1/14/2016

last visited: 11/3/2015

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First of its KindFirst-Bicentennial Park in Florida-Crescent City, FL

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This small park along the shore of Stella Lake was the first of its kind in Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: 1/7/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - UK Fatalities Caused by an Air Raid - St Peter's Plain, Great Yarmouth, UK

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This blue plaque, erected by the GYLH & AS, is attached to a building in St Peter's Plain and tells of the death of two civilians, the first in Great Britain caused by an air raid, when a Zeppelin dropped a bomb on 19th Jnauary, 1915.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Marian Congress - Portland, OR

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Located at the Grotto- a Roman Catholic sanctuary in Portland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: 3/14/2014

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Mesquite Cemetery - Mesquite, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at Mesquite Cemetery notes that Britanna Santifee Chapman has the earliest marked grave in the cemetery, dating to 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/5/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Train Station in the United States - Ellicott City, MD

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The oldest train station in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/3/2016

last visited: 8/2/2009

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Rylie Cemetery - Dallas, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at one of the gates to Rylie Cemetery indicates that Reden Allumbaugh was the first burial in the cemetery, back in 1889.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/31/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Power Station - Blackburn, UK

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This blue plaque is on the wall of the former power station that generated electricity for Blackburn Corporation Tramway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/29/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Steam Powered Tramway - Blackburn, UK

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This blue plaque is on the wall of the former general post office and commemorates the first steam driven tramway which had its terminus near here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Northwest England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindBaseball's FIRST 500'+ Drive - Hot Springs, AR

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Located in front of the Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo, marker #11 on the Hot Springs Historic Baseball Trail notes Babe Ruth's home run on March 17, 1918 as baseball's first 500-foot-plus drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Arkansas

date approved: 12/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst -- Steamboat to Successfully Navigate the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers - New Orleans, LA

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This steamboat was owned by Robert Fulton and Robert R. Livingston, and built by Nicholas Roosevelt,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: 3/26/2011

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First of its KindFIRST - Universalist Church in S.W. Georgia

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A stone marker identifying the former location of the 1st Universalist Church in S.W. Georgia is located outside Cairo, Georgia, along US Highway 84.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Georgia

date approved: 12/24/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst of its Kind - Brno, Czech Republic

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CS: budova pro první ceskou prumyslovou školu // EN: Building for the First of its Kind of Czech technical school

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/22/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Identified Impact Crater - Winslow, AZ

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This is a great tourist attraction 6 miles south of I-40.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: 6/8/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Non-Indian to Reach the California Coast Overland From Mid-America - Newberry Springs, CA

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A CA state marker at a rest area along interstate 15.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindNewcastle East Public School - 1816, NSW, Australia

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This is the OLDEST School in Australia; being established a couple of blocks away by Henry Wrensford, a convict on a conditional pardon. The current site goes back to 1878 - Wiki. It is on the corner of Tyrrell and Brown Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 12/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Professional Cricketer to be Knighted - Jack Hobbs, Parker's Piece, Cambridge, UK

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This Cambridge City Council blue plaque, to the cricketer Sir Jack Hobbs, is attached to the paviliion on the north west side of Parker's Piece in Cambridge. Jack Hobbs was the first cricketer to be knighted.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Use of Very Long Baseline Interferometry - Kaleden, BC

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The first ever experiments in the use of Very Long Baseline Interferometry to synthesize much larger instruments were conducted here and at the Algonquin Radio Observatory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/9/2015

last visited: never

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