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SuperlativesLARGEST - Segment on the Katy Trail State Park - Treloar, MO

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On the Katy Trail if going west from Treloar, this tells you what is coming up.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/27/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Building on Gasparilla Island, Boca Grande, Florida, USA

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Oldest surviving building on Gasparilla Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BoomersOTR

location: Florida

date approved: 5/26/2020

last visited: 5/27/2020

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SuperlativesONLY - Court House in New Brunswick - Saint-John, New Brunswick

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The St. John County Courthouse is the only court house in New Brunswick constructed of stone before 1900, and, together with the Northumberland County Courthouse in Miramichi, the oldest Courthouses in New Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesEARLIEST - Known Canadian example of a fire hall - Saint-John, New Brunswick

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Built between 1840 and 1841, No. 2 Engine House is recognized for being the earliest known Canadian example of a fire hall designed to house a volunteer brigade using manually drawn and operated pumper fire engines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST -- Siege until World War II - Fort Sumter, South Carolina

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This incomplete fort was the scene of shelling 12-13 April, 1861. The Confederacy took over the fort immediately and would not surrender it until April 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: South Carolina

date approved: 5/24/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Gothic Revival church in South Carolina - Charleston, South Carolina

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This French Huguenot Church is located at 44 Queen Street in Charleston, South Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: South Carolina

date approved: 5/23/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church in Martin County,Florida,USA

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Opened in 1898. Church is at N.E. Patrician St and N.E. Seaview Dr.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BONSAIRAD

location: Florida

date approved: 5/23/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLookout tower at the LOWEST altitude in Czechia - Rozhledna Romanka / Romanka lookout tower - Hrubý Jeseník (Central Bohemia)

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The Romanka lookout tower, located about 300 m northwest of the village of Hrubý Jeseník in the Nymburk district, was built at an altitude of only 204.5 m above sea level and is a lookout tower at the lowest altitude in the Czechia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 5/22/2020

last visited: never

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The Welsford-Parker Monument located in the Old Burial Ground in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is the only such memorial to the Crimean War in North America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/20/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST -- Historical Landmark of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - near Talmage, Iowa

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This 9 acre Iowa State Preserve (this is what Iowa calls a State Historical Park) is located 1.5 miles northeast of Talmage, Iowa, on Mount Pisgah Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/16/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - continually operating electrical generation station in the world - Saint-John, New Brunswick

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The New Brunswick Electric Power Commission’s Dock Street Plant, built on this site in 1889, was the longest continually operating electrical generation station in the world. The plaque is located inside the Market Square-Convention Centre Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/16/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST Lighthouse in Denmark - Bornholm, Danmark

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Dueodde er det højeste fyrtårn i Danmark...Dueodde is the tallest lighthouse in Denmark

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 5/15/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSEUL - Acadien à être fait Chevalier - ONLY - Acadian to be knighted - Memramcook, N.B.

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En juin 1916, Sir Pierre-Amand Landry a été le premier et seul Acadien à être fait chevalier. (Pierre-Amand) Landry was knighted in June 1916, the first and only Acadian to be so honoured.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/15/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST Funicular of Europe - Funiculaire Sierre - Crans-Montana - Sierre, VS, Switzerland

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This funicular, connecting the town of Sierre with the well-known holiday resort of Crans-Montana, is the longest in Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Valais, Switzerland

date approved: 5/14/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST active geocache - Mingo, KS

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The OLDEST active geocache in the world now has a historical marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/13/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - District in New Orleans. LA

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The French Quarter, also known as Vieux Carré and Barrio Francés, is the oldest and most famous district in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Louisiana

date approved: 5/13/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesYOUNGEST of the East Frisian Catholic island churches - Spiekeroog, NDS, Germany

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The St. Peter church is the youngest of the East Frisian Catholic island churches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/13/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesDEEPEST - Causeway - Port Hastings, Nova Scotia

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The foundation of the massive Canso Causeway stone structure rests 66 metres below the Strait of Canso, creating the world's deepest causeway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/12/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Lutheran Church in Canada - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The conversion of the Little Dutch Church, from Lutheran to Anglican instantly gave St. George's the unusual distinction of being both the oldest Lutheran Church in Canada and the third oldest Anglican Church in Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/11/2020

last visited: 9/23/2017

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SuperlativesONLY scheduled museum horse-drawn railway in Germany - Spiekeroog, NDS, Germany

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Die Museums-Pferdebahn ist die einzige fahrplanmäßige verkehrende Museumspferdebahn in Deutschland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/11/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST house on the island - Spiekeroog, NDS, Germany

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Das Alte Inselhaus ist das älteste Haus auf der Insel Spiekeroog.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 5/11/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Stone church in W.A, Busselton, W.A , Australia

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The oldest stone church in Western Australia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 5/10/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Public School Privately Owned - Hermann, MO

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At the time, Only privately owned Public School in Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/10/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Continuously Occupied Church in Emporia

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This two-story limestone Gothic Revival building is located at 802 N Commercial in Emporia, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/8/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST Utah Law Enforcement Officer to Die in the Line of Duty - Salt Lake City, UT

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Rodney Badger drowned while trying to rescue a woman and six children from the Weber River in 1853. He is the first Utah law enforcement officer to die in the line of duty, and he is buried in historic Salt Lake City Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Utah

date approved: 5/7/2020

last visited: never

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