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First of its KindFIRST - President of B.C. Packers — Delta, BC

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Alexander Ewen built a fish packing plant at this location in 1871. By 1902 he and three other men formed the BC Packers Company which bought out many small packing plants on the British Columbia coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/1/2017

last visited: never

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First of its Kind"'FIRST" UWO Graduation Class - London, Ontario, Canada

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A marker for the "First" Graduating class at UWO.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/31/2016

last visited: 1/3/2017

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Winnsboro City Cemetery - Winnsboro, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the front of Winnsboro City Cemetery, notes that the earliest gravestone here belongs to Andrew Vannoy, who died in 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Brick Building in Grants Pass, Oregon

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A stone plaque marks the site where the first brick building in Grants Pass was erected.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Indian of North America to be Promoted a Saint - Santa Fe, NM

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A statue of Kateri Tekakwitha.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Methodist Church N. of Canadian River - Channing, TX

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This church currently has 22 members

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 12/28/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Chief Justice of Texas Supreme Court - Canadian, TX

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Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas, 1840 Chief Justice, Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas, 1841-1845 Chief Justice, Texas Supreme Court, 1845-1858

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Public School Teacher - Hemphill County, TX

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"Mary Isaacs remained active in the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and social affairs in Canadian until her death on October 12, 1950. The Mary B. Isaacs school in Canadian is named for her." ~ TSHA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Church Bell in Canadian, Texas

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Still in use, now in the Presbyterian Church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 12/27/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - White Man at Lake Pend d'Oreille - Hope Idaho

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At a pullout along Wellington Place and opposite the Hope Post Office is a large granite monolith which tells of David Thompson and Kullyspell House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 12/22/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFOUNDER -- of the City of Lancaster TX, Abram Bledsoe, Lancaster TX

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Abram Bledsoe founded the town of Lancaster TX in 1852

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/20/2016

last visited: 12/9/2016

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First of its KindFIRST School in Albanian language - Korçe, Albania

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The Frist School in Albanian language (called Mësonjëtorja) was opened on 7 march 1887 in the current building of National Education Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1

location: Albania

date approved: 12/17/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Headstone Death Date - Woodland Cemetery - Hopkins County, TX

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A 2005 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Woodland Cemetery notes that the earliest death date on a tombstone is from 1858, belonging to Mary Askew, daughter of local pioneers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - German Immigrant Town in Missouri - Dutzow, MO

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Small town, original Gotfried Duden promoted town. First German Emigrant Settlement in Missouri 1832

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Roman Catholic Mass Conducted in 1813 - Utica, NY

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Marker denoting the celebration of the first Mass in Utica in 1813.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Religious Group in Winnsboro - Winnsboro, TX

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A 1991 Texas Historical Marker in front of the First Methodist Church of Winnsboro, 301 Church St, Winnsboro, TX, notes that this congregation was the first religious group in town, organized in 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Postmaster of Pleasant Run, Lancaster Texas

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A state historic marker preserves the history of a defunct community and its first postmaster

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: 12/9/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Church building in Lancaster, Lancaster TX

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In 1874 First Baptist Church of Lancaster built the first church building in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: 12/9/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- School for African Americans in Lancaster, Lancaster TX

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A state historic marker outside of the Lancaster ISD headquarters discusses several education firsts in this city, which was founded in 1852

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: 12/9/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in Woodland Cemetery - Hopkins County, TX

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The first grave in historic Woodland Cemetery, near Como and Pickton on Hopkins County Road 2633, is marked by a modern, gray granite headstone that identifies it as such, with "R.G.S." as the person buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/13/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Pony Express Rider Passed Here - Edgewood, NV

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This Pony Express monument commemorates the first Pony Express rider who passed through here in 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 12/9/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Resident Pastor of Brethren Church, Granger TX

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Rev. Adolph Chlumsky was appointed the first resident pastor of Brethren Church in Granger TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/9/2016

last visited: 5/7/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Schoolhouse in Picard, CA

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A historical marker notes a first for the former community of Picard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 12/5/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Local School for African-American Students, Bartlett TX

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The state historic marker for the Bartlett Colored School preserves the site of the area's first school for African American students in Bartlett

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: 11/25/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Burial in Bratton Cemetery, Round Rock TX

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Mary J. Robey, who died in 1847, is the first person buried at Bratton Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/2/2016

last visited: 11/25/2016

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