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First of its KindFOUNDING -- Meeting of the YMCA, St Paul's Churchyard, City of London, UK

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The plaque at 100 St Paul's Churchyard relates the founding meeting of the YMCA movement

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/20/2016

last visited: 11/27/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial in St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery - Lipscomb, TX

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Late 19th century and early 20th century, it was usually a baby being buried first.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Burial in Burke Cemetery, Fort Worth TX

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Burke Cemetery is located the the intersection of Bryant Irvin Road and Arborlawn Drive near a new shopping center in far southwest Fort Worth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: 11/19/2016

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First of its KindFOUNDER -- of the University Co-Op, Professor William Battle, Austin TX

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Professor William Battle, namesake of the iconic Battle Hall, is also honored on the front of the University Co-Op

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2016

last visited: 11/19/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mayor of Richardson, McKamy Spring Park, Richardson TX

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Thomas McKamy, who bought the land around and built a home near McKamy Spring, served as the first Mayor of Richardson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/18/2016

last visited: 6/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in McGrady Cemetery - Near Saint Jo, TX

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Noted both by a grave marker and the 1991 Texas Historical Marker at the cemetery gate, a "Mr. White" was killed by Indians in the 1870s, and is the first burial here in historic McGrady Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/18/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFOUNDER -- of Dallas TX, John Neely Bryan, Austin State Hospital Cemetery, Austin TX

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The grave of John Neely Bryan, who saw some potential in his failed Indian trading post on the Trinity River, where he founded what became the City of Dallas, at the Austin State Hospital Cemetery in Austin TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/18/2016

last visited: 8/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Industry in Texas - Dumas, TX

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Prehistoric man discover how to make money

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/18/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Wave of Swedish Immgration to Texas, Samuel Johan Forsgard, First Street Cemetery, Waco, TX

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Samuel J. Forsgard, a pioneer who arrived in the first wave of Swedish immigration to Texas, and whose lifetime accomplishments earned him recognition by state historic marker installed at his grave in Waco's historic First Street Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/17/2016

last visited: 8/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - School in British Columbia — Victoria, BC

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The Hudson's Bay Company's post Fort Victoria was established in 1843. However it wasn't until 1849 that a school was created here and it was the first what is today British Columbia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/17/2016

last visited: 1/2/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Legislative Assembly in British Columbia — Victoria, BC

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On August 12th, 1856 the first legislative assembly for the Colony of Vancouver Island met on this site in Fort Victoria.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/17/2016

last visited: 1/2/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Woman Speaker in the Commonwealth — Victoria, BC

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In 1950 Nancy Hodges became the first woman to be the speaker of a legislative assembly or parliament in the British Commonwealth.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/17/2016

last visited: 1/2/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Elected Officials in Ochiltree County, TX

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Marker where town use to be, now just a field

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/17/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Person Buried in Ochiltree Cemetery - S. of Perryton, TX

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When he set out land for a cemetery, he was being a thoughtful citizen, little did he know he would be the first resident

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/17/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of the Texas State Dental Association, Austin TX

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Dr. William S. Carruthers of Galveston was elected the first President of the Texas State Dental Association, one of two precursor organizations that merged to form to today's Texas Dental Association, a state agency

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/14/2016

last visited: 8/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Permanent Settlement - Tascosa, TX

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also First Commercial use of Barbed wire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/14/2016

last visited: 4/9/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Capitol of the Republic of Texas, Austin TX

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A small and unobtrusive plaque at 8th and Colorado marks the site of the first Capitol Building for the Republic of Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/13/2016

last visited: 8/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of the Texas Bar Association, Austin TX

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The historic marker for the State Bar of Texas on Colorado Street near the State capitol in Austin TX relates the earliest history of this organization, back when it was a voluntary association.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/13/2016

last visited: 8/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of the State Bar of Texas, Austin TX

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The historic marker for the State Bar of Texas on Colorado Street near the State capitol in Austin TX relates the early history of this organization that gets $500 a year in bar dues from Mama Blaster

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/13/2016

last visited: 8/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Tolling of church bells at Saint Mary's Cathedral, Austin TX

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The bells of St Mary's Cathedral pealed across Austin for the first time on 4 July 1886

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/13/2016

last visited: 8/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - French House Liberated On D-day

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[FR] Le café Gondrée est souvent présenté comme la première maison de France continentale à avoir été libérée. [EN] Café Gondrée, located near the bridge of Pegasus Bridge was the first House liberated from France, in the last hour of June 5, 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 11/13/2016

last visited: 12/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of the Texas Dental Association, Austin TX

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Dr. Menard Michau of Houston was the first President of the Texas Dental Association, a precursor organization to today's state agency the Texas Dental Association

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/13/2016

last visited: 8/29/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Republican Speaker of the House, Austin TX

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The historic marker for Ira Hobart Evans, the first Republican elected Speaker of thr Texas House, in the garden of the Austin Woman's Club building on San Antonio Street in Austin TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2016

last visited: 8/28/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Railroad to arrive in Austin TX

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This historic marker which preserves some of Austin's early railroad history is located at 301 Congress Avenue in Austin TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2016

last visited: 8/28/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Wedding at the Governor's Mansion, Austin TX

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The historic marker on the George W. Sampson home on Rio Grande Street in Austin TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2016

last visited: 8/28/2016

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