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First of its KindFirst College Building West of the Mississippi River - Mt. Pleasant, IA

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Built in 1843, Pioneer was the first college building to be constructed west of the Mississippi River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 11/30/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST white man in present-day Sound Bend - Sound Bend, Indiana

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a memorial dedicated to the visit of Cavalier de LaSalle located near Portage Avenue in Sound Bend, Indiana

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Indiana

date approved: 11/29/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Marine Hardware Store in Orange County - Newport Beach, CA

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This was the site of the first marine hardware store in Orange County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/29/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST surveyed road in present-day Northeast Ohio - Concord, Ohio

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a stone tablet marking the FIRST surveyed road in Western Reserve located near Concord, Ohio, USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Ohio

date approved: 11/29/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Public Supply of Gas - Great Peter Street, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque, to the Gas Light & Coke Company that provided the first supply of gas, is located on the south side of Great Peter Street at the north west corner of the Home Office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Goon Show - Strutton Ground, London, UK

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This white plaque, erected by the Goon Show Preservation Society to mark the 60th anniversary of the first Goon show, is attached to a pub on the west side of Strutton Ground close to the junction with Victoria Street in Westminster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - ANZAC Day Dawn Service, Albany, Western Australia

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A plaque to celebrate the first Anzac Day dawn service

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 11/27/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Hobby-Horse Bicycle - Long Acre, London, UK

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This City of Westminster green plaque, to Dennis Johnson and his hobby-horse bicycle, is located on the south east side of Long Acre at the junction with Drury Lane. The first hobby-horse bicycle was made and sold in 1819.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Meeting of the Football Association - Great Queen Street, London, UK

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This black plaque, attached to a building on the south east side of Great Queen Street, advises of the formation of the Football Association on 26 October 1863 and was placed on its 150th anniversary. The first set of 13 rules were created here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Geological Society - Great Queen Street, London, UK

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This plaque, placed to mark the bicentenary of the Geological Society of London and its inaugural meeting, is attached to a building on the south east side of Great Queen Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Olive Branch Cemetery - Wise County, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at historic Olive Branch Cemetery, northwest of Chico in rural Wise County, indicates that Maria B. Smith has the earliest marked grave in this cemetery, dated 1875.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - HMV Store - Oxford Street, London, UK

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This blue plaque is attached to the HMV store on the south east side of Oxford Street. It marks the location of the original (first) HMV store in 1921.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/24/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Black Soldier to Fight in the American Revolution - Lexington, MA

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A monument honoring the first black soldier to fight in the American Revolution, Prince Estabrook, is located between the Lexington Battle Green and Buckman Tavern in Lexington, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/24/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Baldwin Apple Tree - Wilmington, MA

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The Baldwin Apple Monument commemorates the first Baldwin Apple Tree. It is located on the corner of Emery Lane and Chestnut Streets in Wilmington, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/20/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Full Length Motion Picture Cartoon - Anaheim, CA

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A plaque in California Adventure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/17/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Plainview Cemetery - Near Krum, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at historic Plainview Cemetery, 12205 FM 1173, near Krum, TX, indicates that James R. Walker was the first burial in this cemetery, back in 1898. He also owned the land where the original section of this cemetery stands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2014

last visited: 11/12/2014

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First of its KindFIRST Marked Grave in Shiloh Cemetery - Corinth, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at Corinth Shiloh Cemetery, at the intersection of Swisher and Shady Shores Roads, Corinth, TX, indicates that William Garrison has the first marked grave in this cemetery, dated 1870.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/10/2014

last visited: 1/29/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Superfund Project in Montana - Milltown, MT

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In 1983 the Milltown Reservoir was listed as the first federal Superfund Site in Montana. Work on the cleanup began shortly thereafter and continues today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/10/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Nobel Laureate From Asia - Gordon Square, London, UK

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This bronze bust of Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore, the first Nobel Laureate from Asia, is mounted on a granite plinth in Gordon Square in London. The bust was unveiled by Prince Charles on 7th July 2011.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/8/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst railway bridge in Prague - Karlín, Praha, CZ

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The oldest railway bridge in Prague, the longest in the Czech Republic and one of the longest ever built in Europe in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic

date approved: 11/8/2014

last visited: 3/14/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - President of Kenya - Cambridge Street, London, UK

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This English Heritage blue plaque, that indicates Jomo Kenyatta Kenya's first President "lived here", is installed on a building on the north east side of Canbridge Street, London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/5/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Train Robbery in Missouri - Gads Hill, MO

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Of course, blame Jesse and the Youngers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in I.O.O.F. Cemetery - Denton, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at Denton's I.O.O.F. Cemetery, 711 Carroll Blvd, indicates that Anna Isabella Carroll was the first burial in this cemetery, back in 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/3/2014

last visited: 3/14/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Prison in Montana - Deer Lodge, MT

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Opened on July 2, 1871, the Montana State Prison at Deer Lodge housed its fair share of criminal types in the century plus that it was operational.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Theater in a US Prison - Deer Lodge, MT

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In 1919 a first in US Prison history occurred within the Montana State Prison. A theatre was built with funds ($10,000) donated by Warden Conley's personal friend William A. Clark, one of the Butte, Montana Copper Kings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 11/3/2014

last visited: never

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