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First of its KindFirst Classes of University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK

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This is the site of the birthplace of the University of Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/23/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst teaching by Stephen Douglas - Winchester, IL

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Stephen Douglas moved to Winchester when he was 20 years old in 1833 to teach school. He had forty students who paid him $3 each per quarter. Douglas taught himself the law after school and soon left Winchester to work as a lawyer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Sunday School Convention - Winchester, IL

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The great trial of Mr. Paxson's life - his stammering speech - had now become almost unendurable to him. He wanted to speak fluently and with effect in behalf of the work so dear to his heart. He began to think of attempting a cure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/18/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst performance of "Cross of Gold" speech - Perry, IL

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He came here because it was his wife's home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Permanent Seat of Justice in Pike County, IL

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This building was a justice of the peace, tavern, stage coach stop and private residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/15/2014

last visited: 6/9/2008

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First of its KindFirst President of the Second Austrian Republic - Vienna, Austria

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Dr. Karl Renner was the First President of the Second Austrian Republic after the fall of Nazi Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 2/14/2014

last visited: 9/8/2013

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First of its KindFirst Master Mason & First County Newspaper - Pittsfield, IL

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According to Noyes family history Lincoln gave a speech in their front yard, under the tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/13/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Social Democratic Mayor of Vienna - Vienna, Austria

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Jakob Reumann was the first social democratic mayor of Vienna.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 2/12/2014

last visited: 9/8/2013

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First of its KindFirst Observance of Memorial Day - Waterloo, NY

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In May 1966, US Congress and President Johnson declared Waterloo was the birthplace of Memorial Day

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New York

date approved: 2/10/2014

last visited: 2/10/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Spectator Rodeo, North Platte NE

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A plaque on a pedestal at Cody park commemorates the birth of rodeos -- it happened right here in North Platte

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Nebraska

date approved: 2/10/2014

last visited: 8/8/2013

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First of its KindFirst County Seat of Edwards County, IL

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County seat from 1814 thru 1821.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/9/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Site of Yreka Gas Works - Yreka, CA

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This historic marker is located in front of the Best Western Miners Inn Convention Center along N Main Street in Yreka, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Catholic School - St. Francisville, IL

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Church built in 1818, school started in 1842

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/7/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - California’s First Passenger Railroad - Folsom, CA

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A plaque marking the terminal of California’s First Passenger Railroad/

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: 5/3/2014

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First of its KindFirst Dutch warehouse

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The Winkel van Sinkel is the first Dutch warehouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Zugführer

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: 8/22/2014

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First of its KindElectrical Engineering Milestone Transcontinental Telegraph -- Fort Laramie NHS

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Two historic markers on this obelisk tell the story of the the First Transcontinental Telegraph.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 2/2/2014

last visited: 8/7/2013

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First of its KindFirst- teacher, school, settler, board of trustees - Waterloo, NY

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Centennial arch for high school education in Waterloo NY holds a lot of other information; even 412 men who enlisted in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New York

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst white man in Yellowstone - New Haven, MO

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John Colter from Kentucky to the mountains in Montana and back to Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Physician - Dunnsville, NY

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Precious little is know about this doctor. He fought in the War of 1812, and a bar bill and lived here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New York

date approved: 1/29/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Inn and Store - Dunnsville, NY

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New York markers are plentiful, but contain very little text, hard to find more.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New York

date approved: 1/29/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Public School in Castro Valley - Castro Valley, CA

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A California plaque marking the first public school in Castro Valley, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/29/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Church, Otsego County, NY

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Marker pointing down the road to where the cemetery and church are.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New York

date approved: 1/26/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST: Capitol of West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Marker on building which served as West Virginia's first capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Landmark neon sign in Tyler, Stanley's Famous BBQ, Tyler TX

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The landmark neon sign at Stanley's Famous Pit BBQ has been shining and luring customers since the 1950s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 1/18/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Non-Roman Catholic Church Service, Bismarck ND

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A bronze plaque on a pedestal in Bismarck's Camp Hancock historical park recalls the first non-Roman catholic church service in Bismarck

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Dakota

date approved: 1/22/2014

last visited: 8/5/2013

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