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SuperlativesLARGEST - Single Orifice spring in US - Van Buren, MO

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Marker on the courthouse lawn, spring in the National Scenic Riverways park...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Church in Britain dedicated to St Esprit - Marton, Warwickshire

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St Esprit's church, Marton; its dedication to Esprit is unique in England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/24/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST - US Military Rank Ever - Laclede, MO

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From farm boy - teacher to General of the Armies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Courthouse designed by McDonald - Warrensburg, MO

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Only four exist in Missouri and this is the oldest...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/16/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST -- "Talkie" in Northern Arizona - Williams, Arizona

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The former Sultana Theater, opened in 1912, was located at 301 West Route 66 in Williams, Arizona. The theater closed in 1957.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arizona

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLOWEST - Bar in the western hemisphere - Bombay Beach, CA

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The self proclaimed lowest bar in the Western Hemisphere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/11/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST-- unlined and unsupported tunnel in the southern hemisphere, Boolboonda, Qld, Australia

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An old railway tunnel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 3/9/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - civic university in England - Edgbaston, Birmingham, U.K.

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The University of Birmingham founded in 19OO was England's first civic university.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/7/2020

last visited: 6/19/2019

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SuperlativesPLUS BEAU(MOST BEAUTIFULL)-Arbre Blanc - Montpellier, France

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Le plus beau bâtiment d'habitation du monde / The most beautiful residential building in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 2/29/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - Known example of rock art on the Isle of Man - Ballaragh, Isle of Man

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This Neolithic Spiral Stone is the only known example of rock art on the Isle of Man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mike_bjm

location: Isle of Man

date approved: 2/29/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST Vertical Lift Bridge in Florida - Hialeah, Florida, USA

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The OLDEST surviving vertical lift bridge in Florida, and the ONLY vertical lift bridge in the State of Florida with a Parker Truss design.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BoomersOTR

location: Florida

date approved: 2/25/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST Volcanic lake, Lake Toba, Sumatra, Indonesia

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Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Indonesia

date approved: 2/25/2020

last visited: 7/11/2017

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SuperlativesLARGEST - City in County - Clinton, MO

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also LARGEST public square in the state...Largest hatchery in the country...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/17/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesWorld's LARGEST Belt Buckle - Quartzsite, AZ

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"The World's Largest Belt Buckle" is on display at the Main Trading Post in Quartzsite. It looks to be about 4' wide and 2 1/2' tall. It has a western motif.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Arizona

date approved: 2/14/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST Rural Cemetery in Stephens County, TX - Necessity, TX

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A granite marker stands at the gate to Necessity Cemetery on FM 207, providing some history of both Necessity, TX and the cemetery itself, noting it as the largest rural cemetery in Stephens County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/12/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Operating Elks Lodge in the State of Texas

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Lodge was founded in 1889

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/12/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Town in the County - Thayer, Missouri

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Alton is the county seat, but Thayer is the LARGEST

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/7/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Water Cave in Germany - Hayingen, Germany, BW

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The so-called 'Wimsener Höhle' or 'Friedrichshöhle' is located outside of Hayingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg. It is the ONLY cave in Germany which can be only visited by boat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 2/7/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY -- Bismarckturm / Bismarck Tower in Austria

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Der einzige Bismarckturm in Östereich / The only Bismarck Tower in Austria

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Niederösterreich, Austria

date approved: 2/2/2020

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - War Memorial in the UK - International Bomber Command Centre - Canwick - Lincoln, Lincolnshire

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A memorial spire, walls, peace gardens, and visitor centre that mark the service and sacrifice of World War II aircrew, ground crew and support staff that lost their lives whilst serving with Bomber Command.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/31/2020

last visited: never

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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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