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Image for 01001 Agawam, MA - Town Post Office With The Lowest ZIP Code In The United Statesview gallery

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Superlatives01001 Agawam, MA - Town Post Office With The Lowest ZIP Code In The United States

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01001 - Agawam, MA town post office with the lowest ZIP code in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/23/2011

last visited: never

Image for TALLEST - Swing Ride on the Planet - Agawam, MAview gallery

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SuperlativesTALLEST - Swing Ride on the Planet - Agawam, MA

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The New England Sky Screamer, the tallest swing ride on the planet, is located in Six Flags New England in Agawam, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/5/2014

last visited: 7/27/2016

Image for TALLEST- Library in the United State  -  Amherst, MAview gallery

NN34.4 km

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SuperlativesTALLEST- Library in the United State - Amherst, MA

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At 297 feet the W. E. B. DuBois library is the tallest library in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WN1E

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/9/2008

last visited: 9/3/2015

Image for OLDEST - Continuous Military Organization in the United States - Hartford, CTview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuous Military Organization in the United States - Hartford, CT

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A plaque commemorating the 200th anniversary of the oldest continuous military organization in the United States, the First Company Governor's Foot Guard, is located on the Rochambeau Boulder on the grounds of the Old State House in Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/4/2013

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Continuously Published Newspaper in the United States - Hartford, CTview gallery

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A plaque outside the gate to the Ancient Burying Ground in Hartford, CT commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Hartford Courant. the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/3/2013

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - World's Largest Candle Store - South Deerfield, MAview gallery

NN43.9 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - World's Largest Candle Store - South Deerfield, MA

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The world's largest candle store is the Yankee Candle Company's flagship store on 25 Greenfield Street in South Deerfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/12/2011

last visited: 4/4/2013

Image for OLDEST - continuously operating ferry - Glastonbury CTview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - continuously operating ferry - Glastonbury CT

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The nation's oldest continuously operating ferry service crosses the Connecticut River between Rocky Hill and Glastonbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 5/25/2017

last visited: 6/25/2018

Image for MOST CELEBRATED -- Female Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the 19th Centuryview gallery

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SuperlativesMOST CELEBRATED -- Female Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the 19th Century

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A memorial to poet Eliza Roxcy Snow is located on the grounds of the Becket Anthenaeum in Becket, Massachusetts. It identifies her as the "most celebrated female member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the 19th Century."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for LONGEST Named Thing in America - Webster MAview gallery

EE59.1 km

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SuperlativesLONGEST Named Thing in America - Webster MA

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Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg is located in Webster MA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 11/21/2016

Image for OLDEST - Continuous Agricultural Fair - Brooklyn, CTview gallery

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Brooklyn, Connecticut is the home of the Nation's oldest continuous agricultural fair, held annually since 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Connecticut

date approved: 10/24/2013

last visited: 11/7/2014

Image for FIRST / OLDEST -  Mill in US to use Power Looms - Uxbridge MAview gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST / OLDEST - Mill in US to use Power Looms - Uxbridge MA

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Capron Mill was a yarn mill in Uxbridge, MA and the first to use power looms in the US

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/27/2016

last visited: never

Image for FIRST/OLDEST - US Mill to Manufacture Woolen Garments - Uxbridge MAview gallery

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The Stanley Woolen Mill was the first US Mill to completely manufacture woolen garments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/28/2016

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST Surviving - Creamery Covered Bridge - Brattleboro VTview gallery

NN85.5 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST Surviving - Creamery Covered Bridge - Brattleboro VT

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Built in 1879, it is Brattleboro's last surviving 19th-century covered bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Vermont

date approved: 4/15/2017

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Nuclear Submarine - Groton, CTview gallery

SESE87.2 km

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SuperlativesFIRST - Nuclear Submarine - Groton, CT

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USS Nautilus (SSN-571)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CraigInCT

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/26/2008

last visited: 10/20/2010

Image for FIRST - Karaoke lounge in Providence, Rhode Island - The Boomboxview gallery

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SuperlativesFIRST - Karaoke lounge in Providence, Rhode Island - The Boombox

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The Boombox is billed as the "first and only karaoke lounge" in Providence, Rhode Island. Inspired by similar small venues in Korea and Japan, there is an open lounge and five private rooms.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 8/27/2019

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Connecticut's OLDEST State Park - Redding, CTview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Connecticut's OLDEST State Park - Redding, CT

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Putnam emorial State Park is Connecticut's oldest state park, created in 1887 at the instigation of Redding town residents.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LadyKarine

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/26/2018

last visited: never

Image for Oldest Tavern - The Worthen House - Lowell, MAview gallery

NENE121.2 km

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SuperlativesOldest Tavern - The Worthen House - Lowell, MA

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Ye old watering hole for Edgar Allen Poe, Jack Kerouac & Harvey Farkle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/20/2009

last visited: 11/21/2016

Image for LONGEST Elevated Pedestrian Bridge - Poughkeepsie and Highland, New Yorkview gallery

WW121.2 km

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SuperlativesLONGEST Elevated Pedestrian Bridge - Poughkeepsie and Highland, New York

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Historic railroad bridge is now a unique state historic park

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: New York

date approved: 10/25/2009

last visited: 6/29/2019

Image for OLDEST - Tavern in America, Newport, Rhode Islandview gallery

SESE123.6 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Tavern in America, Newport, Rhode Island

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The White Horse Tavern in Newport, Rhode Island is the oldest tavern in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 8/26/2009

last visited: 4/6/2016

Image for OLDEST-Surviving House - Newport, Rhode Islandview gallery

SESE123.6 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST-Surviving House - Newport, Rhode Island

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The Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House is the Oldest Surviving House in Newport, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 8/28/2009

last visited: 12/13/2013

Image for EARLIEST Jewish Home in North America - Newburgh NYview gallery

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SuperlativesEARLIEST Jewish Home in North America - Newburgh NY

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The Gomez Mill House is over 300 years old, it is the earliest known surviving Jewish dwelling in North America and the oldest home in Orange County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 4/19/2017

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -- Man-made construction in the United Statesview gallery

NENE140.8 km

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A complex arrangement of stonework - features and objects found here have been studied and tested to establish dates of construction around 4000 years ago; Featured by the History Channel and Yankee Magazine.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Telomere

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 9/14/2009

last visited: 11/9/2009

Image for OLDEST - State Capitol/Original Chambers - Concord, NHview gallery

NENE151.4 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - State Capitol/Original Chambers - Concord, NH

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Gold domed state house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 1/29/2019

last visited: never

Image for LONGEST - Wooden and Covered Bridge in the United States - Cornish, NHview gallery

NN155.6 km

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SuperlativesLONGEST - Wooden and Covered Bridge in the United States - Cornish, NH

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The Cornish - Windsor Covered Bridge over the Connecticut River between Cornish NH and Windsor, VT is the longest wooden bridge and the longest covered bridge in the U.S. It is also the longest 2 span covered bridge in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 7/24/2013

last visited: 9/12/2018

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