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SuperlativesMOST -- Complex Road Interchange - Santa Ana, CA

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Where the 5, 22, and 57 meet. It was awarded the Guinness World Record for the most complex road interchange.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/25/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesEARLIEST - Known examples of seacraft in Western Europe - Riverside Walkway - North Ferriby, East Riding of Yorkshire

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A boat found more than 40 years ago at Ferriby near Hull has been identified as the oldest of its kind in western Europe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/18/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Railway Express Building in the Nation - Kansas City, MO

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The old Union Station Powerhouse building has been renovated by the Kansas City Ballet. It is the ballet's new home and is known as the Todd Bolender Center for Dance and Creativity since August 2011

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/16/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Public Museum for World War I in US - Kansas City, MO

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Built in 1920...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/15/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST Place of Worship in the World - Chicago, IL

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First United Methodist in downtown Chicago is also the TALLEST church building in the world (by some measures) and the OLDEST church in Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/11/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Masonic Lodge in Missouri - Caledonia, MO

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Historic marker at the road split to Caledonia and Belgrade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/4/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST Starbucks in the World - Chicago, IL

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This enormous five-story-tall Starbucks is located on North Michigan Avenue in Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/1/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- active mosque in Albania

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King Mosque or Sultan Bayezid Mosque, oldest active mosque in Albania

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Albania

date approved: 12/28/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesWorld's LARGEST and OLDEST Koala Sanctury - Lone Pine - Fig Tree Pocket - QLD - Australia

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is an 18-hectare Koala Sanctuary in the Brisbane suburb of Fig Tree Pocket

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 12/28/2019

last visited: 12/28/2019

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SuperlativesONLY place of worship in Germany with St. Genovefa as its patron saint - Mendig, RP, Germany

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The church is the only place of worship in Germany with St. Genovefa as its patron saint.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - public sculpture in Birmingham - University Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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This Equestrian Statue of Geeorge I at the East Gate of the University of Birmingham is the oldest public sculpture in Birmingham.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/26/2019

last visited: 6/19/2019

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Earth-filled Dam of Europe - Mattmarkdamm - Saas-Almagell, VS, Switzerland

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Mattmark Dam south of Saas-Almagell is Europe's largest earth-filled dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Valais, Switzerland

date approved: 12/26/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Gas Stripping Tower - West End - QLD - Australia

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The Gas Stripping Tower at 277 Montague Road, West End

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 12/23/2019

last visited: 12/23/2019

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SuperlativesOLDEST - purpose-built space for the study of art history in the UK - The Barber Institute of Fine Arts - The University of Birmingham - University Road - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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The Barber Institute of Fine Art is the oldest purpose-built space for the study of art history in the UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: 6/19/2019

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SuperlativesOLDEST - St Monica's College - Cairns - QLD - Australia

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School for girls

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 12/15/2019

last visited: 12/15/2019

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Church Bell in Derbyshire - St Bartholomew - Hognaston, Derbyshire

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St Bartholomew's church, Hognaston, is home to Derbyshire's oldest church bell (early 13th century).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/13/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST African-American church still operating in Bledsoe County - Pikeville, TN

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Pikeville's AME Zion Church has a historical marker on site stating that it is the oldest African-American church still operating in Bledsoe County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/6/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Training Installation in Nation - Waynesville, MO

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Fort Leonard Wood, just south of Waynesville, is still the largest training site for the military in the Nation. All MP's of all services are now trained here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/5/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST waterfall east of the Rocky Mountains - Bledsoe County, TN

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A historical sign near the falls overlook states that the Fall Creek Falls are 266 feet high

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/4/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Doubly Thankful Village in Suffolk - South Elmham St Michael, Suffolk

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South Elmham St Michael, the only doubly thankful village in Suffolk, and one of only two in East Anglia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/3/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Cairns Wake Park - Cairns - QLD - Australia

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Cairns Wake Park is Tropical North Queensland’s one and only Cable Water Ski park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 11/27/2019

last visited: 11/27/2019

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SuperlativesSOUTHERNMOST -- Skyscraper in Manhattan - New York, NY

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The 100th tallest building in New York City, and Manhattan's most southern, is located at the tip of Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 11/27/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Unbroken Tiffany Favrile Iridescent Glass Mosaic

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A hidden gem, this Tiffany glass mosaic is in the Marshall Field & Company building, now home to Macy's, on State Street in Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/27/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Bookstore in Germany

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Älteste Buchhandlung in Deutschland - Oldest bookstore in Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pruppi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 11/26/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Trans-Canada Throughway - Ottawa, Ontario.

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This is the oldest trans-Canada throughway, the canoe route by the Ottawa River to the Rockies by way of rivers, lakes and portages.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/26/2019

last visited: never

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