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Image for Last Mayor of Philadelphia under British Rule -- Samuel Powelview gallery

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Last of its KindLast Mayor of Philadelphia under British Rule -- Samuel Powel

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Samuel Powel was serving as the mayor of Philadelphia when the Continental Congress declared independence from Britain. He is therefore the last Mayor of Philadelphia under British rule.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/28/2012

last visited: 8/20/2019

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Last of its KindCruiser Olympia

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Cruiser Olympia was the first of its kind and launched the U.S. modern steel navy and is the last of its kind -- the only vessel from the Spanish-American war still afloat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragon Squirrels

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/15/2011

last visited: 8/25/2016

Image for LAST -- Mile Marker - Haddonfield, NJview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Mile Marker - Haddonfield, NJ

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There used to be many of these in Camden County, especially in Haddonfield. This would be the last one remaining as the other ones have simply disappeared. This gives distance to Camden and to Gloucester.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

Image for LAST -- Fire Well - Haddonfield, NJview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Fire Well - Haddonfield, NJ

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At the corner of Walnut and the Acme parking lot is a plaque adjacent to the curb strip marking the last remaining fire well “six feet wide, nine feet deep”.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/25/2010

last visited: never

Image for LAST -- Covered Bridge in the Wissahickon Valley - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Covered Bridge in the Wissahickon Valley - Philadelphia, PA

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As the mill industry grew along the banks of the Wissahickon in the early 19th century, the need for bridges increased. At one time there were several covered bridges which spanned the Wissahickon; this is the last one of those bridges.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: 8/6/2009

Image for LAST -- Stone Arch Bridge in Camden County - Cherry Hill, NJview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Stone Arch Bridge in Camden County - Cherry Hill, NJ

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Bonnie’s Bridge, the last surviving stone arch bridge in Camden County, dates back to the Revolutionary War. This mid 18th century artifact is located at 350 Wayland Rd., Cherry Hill, in someone's yard!!!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/10/2009

last visited: 2/12/2009

Image for LAST -- Working Farm - Cherry Hill, NJview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Working Farm - Cherry Hill, NJ

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Cherry Hill was a farm community whose residents depended on the earth and climate for its existence and to a larger extent, Campbell soups to buy its crops. Suburbia crept into our little town, making it a big town with no more farms.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/20/2009

last visited: never

Image for LAST -- Commercial Operating Mill - Medford, NJview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Commercial Operating Mill - Medford, NJ

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Built in 1778, historic Kirby's Mill processed grain for the Continental Army. It is one of the oldest and largest mills in New Jersey. It was the last commercial operating mill in New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/21/2010

last visited: never

Image for Last of the Delaware Indians in New Jersey - Tabernacle, NJview gallery

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Last of its KindLast of the Delaware Indians in New Jersey - Tabernacle, NJ

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Indian Ann, the last of the great Delaware (Lenni Lenape) tribe to live in new Jersey, resided here until her death in 1894, at the age of ninety.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/17/2009

last visited: never

Image for LAST -- Colonial Barracks Structure - Trenton, NJview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Colonial Barracks Structure - Trenton, NJ

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The Old Barracks Museum, also known as Old Barracks, serves as an educational center for Colonial and American history, and are the only remaining colonial barracks in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/24/2009

last visited: 2/7/2014

Image for LAST -- Indian of Chester County - Kennett Square, PAview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Indian of Chester County - Kennett Square, PA

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The people of Chester County erected this marker in 1925 to their own "last" Indian, an old woman who died in the county poor house more than a century earlier.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/18/2011

last visited: 7/23/2015

Image for LAST -- State to Abolish Whipping - New Castle, DEview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- State to Abolish Whipping - New Castle, DE

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The last state to abolish the whipping post as a form of punishment was Delaware. The last whipping was in 1952, but the state did not outlaw it until 1972.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 9/27/2019

last visited: never

Image for Dr. Eugene Mohr - LAST Country Doctorview gallery

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Last of its KindDr. Eugene Mohr - LAST Country Doctor

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This plaque commemorating Dr. Eugene Mohr is on the grounds of the Lock Ridge Historical Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/18/2013

last visited: never

Image for LAST -- Double-Span, Double-Arch Covered Bridge in Pennsylvania - Ronks, PAview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Double-Span, Double-Arch Covered Bridge in Pennsylvania - Ronks, PA

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This Burr Arch Truss bridge was built by Joseph Elliot & Robert Russell in 1885. It is located off Ronk's Road at Mill Bridge Village, west of Paradise. It is the LAST double-span, double-arch covered bridges left in Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/2/2013

last visited: 7/26/2017

Image for LAST -- Person to man The Potato Battery - Havre de Grace, MDview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Person to man The Potato Battery - Havre de Grace, MD

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During the war of 1812, the Americans held back until the last man was captured at The Potato Battery on May 3, 1813.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/2/2018

last visited: 1/2/2018

Image for LAST -- Remnant of Steeplechase Park - Coney Island, NYview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Remnant of Steeplechase Park - Coney Island, NY

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A ride that was built for the worlds fair in 1939, was moved here to Coney Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/3/2018

last visited: 7/3/2018

Image for Last Fort Guarding Lower Manhattan  -  NYC, NYview gallery

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Last of its KindLast Fort Guarding Lower Manhattan - NYC, NY

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Castle Clinton was built in anticipation of the War of 1812 to defend New York Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: 8/27/2016

Image for Last Recorder of New York City under the English Crown  -  NYC, NYview gallery

NENE127 km

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Last of its KindLast Recorder of New York City under the English Crown - NYC, NY

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John Watts was a prominent New York lawyer and Congressman and the last Recorder of New York City under the English Crown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: 5/17/2018

Image for LAST -- Departure of British Troops from New York - New York, NYview gallery

NENE127 km

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Last of its KindLAST -- Departure of British Troops from New York - New York, NY

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A historical marker located along the sidewalk on the western side of Broadway one block north of Trinity Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 1/9/2017

last visited: 1/9/2018

Image for LAST -- Removed Column from the World Trade Center - New York, NYview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Removed Column from the World Trade Center - New York, NY

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The last column is on display in the National September 11 Memorial Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 6/4/2018

Image for LAST - Remaining One-Room Schoolhouse in Kent County - Rock Hall, MDview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST - Remaining One-Room Schoolhouse in Kent County - Rock Hall, MD

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The last remaining one...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/3/2009

last visited: 4/20/2019

Image for LAST remaining colonial-era church in Manhattan - St. Paul's Chapel - Manhattan, New Yorkview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST remaining colonial-era church in Manhattan - St. Paul's Chapel - Manhattan, New York

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St. Paul's Chapel, in downtown Manhattan, is a unique building. Not only is the only remaining colonial-era church in the city but it's also the oldest public building in continuous use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: New York

date approved: 10/25/2011

last visited: 5/17/2018

Image for LAST -- Major Monument by Augustus Saint-Gardens - New York, NYview gallery

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Last of its KindLAST -- Major Monument by Augustus Saint-Gardens - New York, NY

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The last major monument completed by Augustus Saint-Gardens is located in Grand Army Plaza

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/8/2016

last visited: 4/22/2019

Image for Last Emperor of the Severan Dynasty  - New York City, NYview gallery

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Last of its KindLast Emperor of the Severan Dynasty - New York City, NY

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Severus Alexander was the last Roman Emperor of the Severan Dynasty. His reign ended with his death in March 235 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: 7/24/2013

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