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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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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Small Cemetery - Edgewood, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the gate to Small Cemetery indicates that Mary Allen was the first burial here, back in 1899. Small Cemetery is on Van Zandt County Road 3701, just northwest of FM 859 and north of Edgewood, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/6/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Integrated University in Mississippi - Oxford, MS

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On a historic marker on city hall's front lawn

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Mississippi

date approved: 12/1/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Baptist Church - Starksboro VT

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First Free Will Baptists organized in Starksboro VT.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Vermont

date approved: 11/27/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Tejano member, 1836 Republic of Texas Constitutional Convention, Texas State Cemetery, Austin TX

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Jose Antonio Navarro is the first and only Tejano (Texan of Mexican descent) to help draft the Republic of Texas Constitution in 1836

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Tejano member of 1845 State of Texas Constitutional Convention, Texas State Cemetery, Austin TX

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The grave of Jose A. navarro, the first and only Tejano member of the 1845 Texas State Constitutional Convention, after annexation of Texas by the United States was a done deal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Lone Star Flag of Texas, Texas State Cemetery, Austin TX

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The grave of Joanna Troutman, "The Betsy Ross of Texas"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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First of its KindEARLIEST Gravestone in Edgewood Cemetery - Edgewood, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker in front of Edgewood Cemetery indicates that the earliest gravestone in the cemetery belongs to Bruce Echols, a child who died in 1889. There is a twist, however...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Holly Springs Cemetery - Martins Mill, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker near the entrance to Holly Springs Cemetery indicates that Susan M. Hanks was the first person buried here, in 1863. Two other headstones predate hers, but those belong to burials moved here in 1968.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Steamship in the Pacific Northwest — Vancouver, BC

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Built in England in 1835 for the Hudson's Bay Company, the SS Beaver was sent to ply the waters along today's Washington State, British Columbia and Alaska for trade. In 1888 she sank off of Stanley Park at the entrance to Vancouver's harbour.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: 7/31/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Institutor of an IOOF Lodge in TX, Texas State Cemetery, Austin TX

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Jacob De Cordova, who is responsible for several firsts in Texas, including instituting the first IOOF Lodge in Texas, is buried at the Texas State Cemetery at Austin, Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- IOOF Deputy Grand Sire outside of the US, Texas State Cemetery, Austin TX

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Jacob De Cordova, who is responsible for several firsts in Texas, including serving as the first Deputy Grand Sire of the IOOF outside of the U.S., is buried at the Texas State Cemetery at Austin, Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Person to Establish a Cotton Mill in TX, Texas State Cemetery, Austin TX

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Jacob De Cordova, who is responsible for several firsts in Texas, including the first cotton mill, is buried at the Texas State Cemetery at Austin, Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- Institutor of an IOOF Grand Lodge in TX, Texas State Cemetery, Austin TX

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Jacob De Cordova, who is responsible for several firsts in Texas, including instituting the first IOOF Grand Lodge in Texas, is buried at the Texas State Cemetery at Austin, Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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First of its KindFIRST Oil Well in the Van Oil Field - Van, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker stands on the northwest corner of W Ohio and N Walnut Streets, noting this as the site of the first strike in the Van oil field back on October 14, 1929.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Paddle steamers in Swan Hill, Victoria

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A memorial to the first paddle steamers in Swan Hill

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 11/17/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST known person to swim the strait of Juan de Fuca - Esquimalt, British Columbia

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a plaque dedicated to the first known person to swim the strait of Juan de Fuca located in an immense park in Esquimalt, British Columbia, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/13/2015

last visited: 11/16/2015

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First of its KindFIRST Known Burial in Sunny Point Cemetery - Cumby, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the gate to Sunny Point Cemetery indicates that Mary Brasher was the first known burial in the cemetery, back in 1882.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/12/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of the State Confederate Home, Texas State Cemetery, Austin TX

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The pink granite state historic marker laying on the ground at the graves of William Polk Hardeman, the first President of the State Confederate Home in Austin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 11/9/2015

last visited: 8/23/2015

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