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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Private College in Delaware - Dover, DE

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The oldest private college in Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/20/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Treaties signed by USA Delegates - Paris, France

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The first treaties signed by the USA were at Hôtel de Crillon, who was still at war with the British Empire, was signed in this prestigious hotel (built in 1758 by King Louis XV). France's support was critical to help the USA win their independence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 1/18/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Building Erected by the State of Maryland - Frederick, MD

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A historic barracks, the first building commissioned by the state of Maryland, in Frederick, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/17/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Evangelical Lutheran Church in Maryland - Frederick, MD

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One of many churches in downtown Frederick, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/17/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesSHORTEST, DEEPEST River in the World - Lost River Cave - Bowling Green, KY

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The river was once listed by Ripley's Believe it or Not as the "Shortest, deepest river in the world" because the blue hole is over 437 feet deep, while the river itself is only 400 feet long.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Kentucky

date approved: 1/14/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST -- Natural Point in Delaware - Wilmington, DE

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A state historical marker, indicating the highest natural point in the state of Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/13/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Bridge in Harford County - Kingsville, MD

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A bridge built in 1884 that still is being used for its original purpose on the Harford County / Baltimore County line. It is the oldest bridge in Harford County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/12/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - World's Largest Fork - Springfield, MO

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It's big but, somewhat under whelming once you get here to see it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/11/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Bed and Breakfast in Cecil County - Chesapeake City, MD

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The first bed and breakfast in Cecil County is located in Chesapeake City, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/10/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST building in Montfoort - Oude Stadhuis - Montfoort, NL

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The old city hall of Montfoort has been dated 1373 and is thus the oldest building in Montfoort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 1/10/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST Bi-Cable Ropeway in Asia - Ngong Ping 360 Cable Car - Tung Chung, Hong Kong

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At 5.7km, the Ngong Ping 360 cableway is the longest bi-cable aerial lift system in Asia. The gondolas take riders between Tung Chung and Ngong Ping on Lantau Island in Hong Kong. Each 25-minute ride offers amazing 360-degree views.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Hong Kong

date approved: 1/10/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesBIGGEST natural lake in Spain - Sanabria, Zamora, Castilla y León, España

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Biggest natural in Iberian.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Castilla y León, Spain

date approved: 1/7/2022

last visited: 1/8/2022

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SuperlativesLOWEST point in Illinois - Cairo, IL

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The lowest point in the state of Illinois, at the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/6/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Silo art mural in South Australia

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Artwork on the local silos

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 1/5/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST High School in Baltimore County - Reisterstown MD

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TEXT-Franklin Academy founded January 10, 1820 by an Act of the General Assembly of Maryland. On January 25, 1849 became a public school. Was Reisterstown High School from 1874–1896. Became Franklin High School in 1897.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/3/2022

last visited: 1/3/2022

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- brick chimney in the Netherlands - Ede, NL

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Hoogste gemetselde schoorsteen in Nederland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PetjeOp

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 1/2/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST unreinforced concrete structure in the world - Pembroke, KY-

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The monument is the tallest unreinforced concrete structure in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Kentucky

date approved: 1/1/2022

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Standing Depot in the State of Tennessee - Niota TN

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Niota Depot Built 1854 Formerly Mouse Creek Station. The oldest standing depot in the State of Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/31/2021

last visited: 12/31/2021

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Clipper Ship, Port Adelaide, SA, Australia

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The oldest clipper ship in the World

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 12/30/2021

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Candy Store in Hershey - Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA

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A sign indoors of Hershey's Chocolate World reads "Hershey's Largest Candy Store" Located at 101 Chocolate World Way, Hershey, PA. #chocolateworld

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/28/2021

last visited: 1/14/2022

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SuperlativesLargest and Tallest - Sand Dune in Europe - La Teste-de-Buch, France

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The Great Dune of Pyla is located 60 km south-west from Bordeaux in La Teste-de-Buch in the Arcachon Bay area of France. It is over 100 meters tall, the tallest in Europe, and 500 meters wide.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 12/26/2021

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY curved grandstand at an Ohio county fairgrounds - Rock Springs OH

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The grandstand curves around the northeastern turn of the track; it is the only curved grandstand at an Ohio county fairgrounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/23/2021

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY intact, steam-driven sternwheel towboat - Marietta, Ohio

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W. P. Snyder Jr., also known as W. H. Clingerman, W. P. Snyder Jr. State Memorial, or J. L. Perry, is a historic towboat moored on the Muskingum River.he is the only intact, steam-driven sternwheel towboat still on the nation's river system.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/21/2021

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Capitol of Maryland - St Mary's, MD

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The oldest (and first) capitol of Maryland is St Mary's. The above coordinates are for the entrance to the state house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/18/2021

last visited: never

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SuperlativesHIGHEST brick vaults - Marienkirche, Lübeck, SH, Germany

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St. Mary's Church in Lübeck hosts the highest brick vault in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

date approved: 12/15/2021

last visited: 12/19/2021

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