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Image for OLDEST - Operating Theater In West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginiaview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Operating Theater In West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginia

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The Victoria Theater a former movie and vaudeville theater now live performance theater is the oldest operating theater in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/3/2013

last visited: 1/24/2018

Image for OLDEST - Bridge In West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginiaview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Bridge In West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Elm Grove Stone Arch Bridge on the National Road (U.S. Hwy40) in Wheeling, West Virginia is the oldest extant bridge in West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/22/2014

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Iron Furnace West of the Allegheny Mountains - Weirton, West Virginiaview gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST - Iron Furnace West of the Allegheny Mountains - Weirton, West Virginia

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Historic former iron furnace near Weirton, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2014

last visited: never

Image for LONGEST - Simple Truss Bridge in North America  -  Chester, WVview gallery

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Simple Truss Bridge in North America - Chester, WV

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The Jennings Randolph Bridge, built in 1977, is the largest simple truss bridge in North America, spanning 745 feet between Chester, West Virginia and East Liverpool, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/28/2009

last visited: 6/21/2014

Image for FIRST - Settlement in Ohio (Schoenbrunn)   -  New Philadelphia, OHview gallery

NWNW79.8 km

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SuperlativesFIRST - Settlement in Ohio (Schoenbrunn) - New Philadelphia, OH

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The Schoenbrunn Site is the restored Moravian mission settlement established in 1772 by Rev. David Zeisberger. This was Ohio's first settlement, civil code, church and school. Today it is a living history museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/6/2011

last visited: never

Image for STEEPEST - Street in United Statesview gallery

NENE80.1 km

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SuperlativesSTEEPEST - Street in United States

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It's debatable, but this may be the steepest street in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/9/2009

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Continuously Operating Funicular in the USA - Monongahela Incline - Pittsburgh, PAview gallery

NENE83.4 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously Operating Funicular in the USA - Monongahela Incline - Pittsburgh, PA

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The Monongahela Incline is the oldest continuously operating funicular in the USA. The lower station is located on E Carson St near Smithfield St. The upper station is located at 5 Grandview Ave. Passengers can embark/disembark at either station.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/26/2008

last visited: 7/22/2017

Image for OLDEST - Architectural Landmark in Pittsburgh PAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Architectural Landmark in Pittsburgh PA

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Built in 1764, the Fort Pitt Blockhouse is now the only remaining remnant of the Fort and the oldest architectural landmark in Pittsburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/5/2010

last visited: 9/21/2019

Image for OLDEST - Unreconstructed Historical Site in Pittsburghview gallery

NENE84.5 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Unreconstructed Historical Site in Pittsburgh

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The Trinity Burial Ground is the oldest unreconstructed historical site in Pittsburgh. At one time it held as many as 4,000 graves. It is located next to the Trinity Cathedral at 328 6th Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/26/2008

last visited: 11/27/2014

Image for LARGEST -  Walking Dragline Ever Built  -  Morgan Co., OHview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Walking Dragline Ever Built - Morgan Co., OH

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The largest walking dragline ever built was called"Big Muskie." From 1969-1991, it stripped overburden from the high-sulfur coal beds of southern Ohio. Big Muskie stood 222 feet tall. All that remains is the giant bucket in Miner's Memorial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/20/2009

last visited: 11/27/2017

Image for LAST - Existing Fink Through Truss Bridge  -  Zoarville, OHview gallery

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SuperlativesLAST - Existing Fink Through Truss Bridge - Zoarville, OH

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The Zoarville bridge is just one span of a three-span bridge built in 1868, moved here to replace a wooden bridge in 1905. Abandoned in 1940, it has been restored as a trail bridge. It is the only Fink through truss bridge still in existence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/7/2011

last visited: 2/25/2017

Image for SHORTEST - Covered Bridge in the United States - Elkton, OHview gallery

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SuperlativesSHORTEST - Covered Bridge in the United States - Elkton, OH

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This covered bridge, over Middle Run, Elkrun Township, Columbiana County, is the shortest covered bridge in the United States still standing on a once-used public highway, having a clear span of 19 feet and 3 inches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 5hills

location: Ohio

date approved: 12/30/2008

last visited: 5/20/2016

Image for Oldest - Brick Building in Ohio - Lisbon, Ohioview gallery

NN91.1 km

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SuperlativesOldest - Brick Building in Ohio - Lisbon, Ohio

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This hotel was built in 1803 by Jacob Picking. It is the oldest brick building in Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/28/2009

last visited: 6/29/2011

Image for ONLY - Revolutionary Fort in Ohio - Fort Laurens  -  Bolivar, OHview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY - Revolutionary Fort in Ohio - Fort Laurens - Bolivar, OH

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Fort Laurens, named for Henry Laurens, president of the Continental Congress, was the only Revolutionary fort built in the Ohio Territory. But, it was active for only 9 months, from Nov. 1778 - Aug. 1778. Today it is a State Park with a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/7/2011

last visited: 9/27/2014

Image for LARGEST - Amish Buggy, Holmes County, Ohioview gallery

NWNW110.4 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Amish Buggy, Holmes County, Ohio

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The world's largest Amish Buggy found inside the Wendell Augus Forge store on US route 62 in Holmes County, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: Ohio

date approved: 4/30/2010

last visited: 7/12/2011

Image for LARGEST - Handcarved Replica of the Columbia - Wendell's Forge  -  Berlin, OHview gallery

NWNW110.4 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Handcarved Replica of the Columbia - Wendell's Forge - Berlin, OH

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This masterfully carved wooden ship is on display at Wendell's Forge in Berlin, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/13/2011

last visited: never

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