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Discover items, places, people, events, etc. that represent the extremes of their class, identified by any superlative (with a few exceptions).
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Image for NORTHERNMOST - Mission in California - Sonoma, CAview gallery

NWNW25.9 km

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SuperlativesNORTHERNMOST - Mission in California - Sonoma, CA

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Mission San Francisco Solano is the last mission and the northernmost mission in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/19/2009

last visited: 3/3/2019

Image for ONLY -- Known American Revolutionary War Veteran buried in Californiaview gallery

NWNW26.2 km

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SuperlativesONLY -- Known American Revolutionary War Veteran buried in California

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Two plaques reside within Mountain Cemetery and are dedicated to an American Revolutionary War veteran who is buried somewhere in the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 11/1/2015

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Commercial Building in Walnut Creek - Walnut Creek, CA.view gallery

SESE30.9 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Commercial Building in Walnut Creek - Walnut Creek, CA.

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A plaque marking the oldest commercial building in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

Image for MOST -- Expensive Bridge - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS38.6 km

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SuperlativesMOST -- Expensive Bridge - San Francisco, CA

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The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is the world's most expensive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/7/2016

last visited: 6/7/2016

Image for LAST - Lightship in California - Oakland, CAview gallery

SS38.6 km

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SuperlativesLAST - Lightship in California - Oakland, CA

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The Coast Guard Lightship WLV 605 – Relief is the last remaining lightship in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 1/17/2008

last visited: 9/30/2015

Image for LARGEST - Urban Park in the World - Golden Gate NRAview gallery

SWSW41 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Urban Park in the World - Golden Gate NRA

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The Golden Gate National Recreation Area, situated on both sides of the Golden Gate, is the largest urban park in the world, and the most popular in the U.S. National Park system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/14/2012

last visited: 8/19/2011

Image for MOST -- Crooked Road - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW41 km

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SuperlativesMOST -- Crooked Road - San Francisco, CA

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Perhaps the most famous street in America?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2016

last visited: 11/10/2018

Image for TALLEST Pyramid in the World - Transamerica Pyramid - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS41.2 km

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SuperlativesTALLEST Pyramid in the World - Transamerica Pyramid - San Francisco, CA

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The former headquarters of Transamerica Corporation is the World's tallest pyramid at 853 feet/260 m.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member shadow101

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 4/9/2016

Image for Tallest - Building in San Francisco - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS41.5 km

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SuperlativesTallest - Building in San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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Salesforce Tower, formerly known as the Transbay Tower, is a 1,070-foot (326 m) office skyscraper under construction located at 415 Mission Street in downtown San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2017

last visited: never

Image for Oldest - Orthodox Parish in the Contiguous United States - San Franciscoview gallery

SWSW41.7 km

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SuperlativesOldest - Orthodox Parish in the Contiguous United States - San Francisco

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Holy Trinity Cathedral is located at 1520 Green St & Van Ness in San Francisco, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: never

Image for Oldest -  Chinatown in North America - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS41.7 km

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SuperlativesOldest - Chinatown in North America - San Francisco, CA

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The Chinatown centered on Grant Avenue and Stockton Street in San Francisco, is the oldest Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese enclave outside Asia. It is one of the top tourist attractions in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/9/2017

last visited: 11/4/2017

Image for Oldest - Surviving Monument in San Francisco - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS41.8 km

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SuperlativesOldest - Surviving Monument in San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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Lotta's Fountain is a historical fountain located at the intersection of Market, Geary and Kearny Streets in downtown San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/4/2017

last visited: 11/4/2017

Image for LONGEST -- Suspension Bridge West of the Mississippi - San Fransisco, CAview gallery

SWSW42.2 km

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SuperlativesLONGEST -- Suspension Bridge West of the Mississippi - San Fransisco, CA

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The Golden Gate Bridge is currently the second longest suspension bridge in the country. The Verrazano–Narrows Bridge in New York City is longer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/2/2016

last visited: 3/23/2019

Image for OLDEST -Building still standing - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW42.5 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -Building still standing - San Francisco, CA

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The oldest building at the Presidio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/24/2018

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Adobe in San Francisco - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW43 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Adobe in San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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The oldest adobe in San Francisco is located in the Presidio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/6/2017

last visited: never

Image for Oldest - Surviving Structure in San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS45.1 km

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SuperlativesOldest - Surviving Structure in San Francisco, CA

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Mission San Francisco de Asís, or Mission Dolores, is the oldest surviving structure in San Francisco. This chapel is located at 320 Dolores Street in San Francisco, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: California

date approved: 7/12/2017

last visited: never

Image for WESTERNMOST -- Lincoln Highway Marker - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW45.9 km

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SuperlativesWESTERNMOST -- Lincoln Highway Marker - San Francisco, CA

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This Lincoln Highway Marker marks the official end of the route to the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/1/2016

last visited: 6/1/2016

Image for Oldest - catholic Church in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties - Dublin, CAview gallery

SESE55.4 km

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SuperlativesOldest - catholic Church in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties - Dublin, CA

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The oldest church in two Californian counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/23/2013

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - house in Atherton -- Atherton, California view gallery

SS76.4 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - house in Atherton -- Atherton, California

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Gothic Victorian gem built in 1866

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Railroad station in California  -- Menlo Park, California view gallery

SS76.4 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Railroad station in California -- Menlo Park, California

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Attractive Victorian depot serving San Francisco and San Jose passengers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: 1/4/2015

Image for OLDEST - House Still Standing - Half Moon Bay, CAview gallery

SS77.1 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - House Still Standing - Half Moon Bay, CA

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This house in downtown is the oldest still standing house in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/1/2013

last visited: never

Image for ONLY -- Survivor of the Fire of Nov. 1852 - Lady Adams Buildingview gallery

NENE80.3 km

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SuperlativesONLY -- Survivor of the Fire of Nov. 1852 - Lady Adams Building

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The historic Lady Adams Building is the only remaining building to survive the November Fire of 1852 and is also the oldest building in Old Sacramento.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 2/18/2015

last visited: never

Image for ONLY -- Dreadnought-Type Battleship Built on the Pacific Coast - U.S.S. Californiaview gallery

NENE80.8 km

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SuperlativesONLY -- Dreadnought-Type Battleship Built on the Pacific Coast - U.S.S. California

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This false and misleading superlative caption is etched on a plaque above the bell as well as mentioned in inlaid letters on a pillar that supports the bell and is located in Capitol Park near the state capitol in Sacramento, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: California

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: 5/29/2015

Image for LARGEST - tidal wetlands restoration project - Alviso, California view gallery

SS81.4 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - tidal wetlands restoration project - Alviso, California

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Largest acreage of former industrial salt ponds being restored to natural wildlife habitat

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 11/9/2008

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Mechanical Calculator  -  Mountain View, CAview gallery

SS81.8 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Mechanical Calculator - Mountain View, CA

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The Babbage Difference Engine at the Computer History Museum in Mt. View, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member michael3900

location: California

date approved: 9/26/2008

last visited: 1/26/2015

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