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SuperlativesONLY workpiece of the Andernach hut from the construction period of the church - Andernach, RP, Germany

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The baptismal font is the only workpiece of the Andernach hut from the construction period of the church at the beginning of the 13th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 10/15/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesTALLEST - launch roller coaster in Florida - Busch Gardens, Tampa, FL.

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Tigris, Florida's tallest launch roller coaster officially opened on 19th April 2019, at Busch Gardens in Tampa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: Florida

date approved: 10/12/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST Burial in Salt Lake City Cemetery - Salt Lake City, UT

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Just an infant, Mary Melissa Wallace was the first burial in what was to become the Salt Lake City Cemetery, only months after the Mormon pioneers settled in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Utah

date approved: 10/10/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Elliptical Dome in the world - Sanctuary of Vicoforte, Italy

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The largest elliptical dome in the world is in the Sanctuary of Vicoforte, a Baroque masterpiece built between 1596 and 1733 to honor the Virgin Mary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Piemonte, Italy

date approved: 9/14/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Building Still In Use In Williams Lake, BC

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Down by the railway tracks (where else?) one will find the former Canadian National Depot, now the Station House Gallery & Gift Shop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/12/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Permanent Force Regiment - LE PLUS ANCIEN - Régiment de la Force Regulière - Québec, Québec

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The Royal Canadian Regiment is Canada's oldest permanent force Infantry Regiment. Le Royal Canadian Regiment est le régiment d'infanterie le plus ancien de la Force régulière au Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 9/12/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Sockeye Salmon run in North America - Sorrento, BC

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The Adams River Salmon Run is one of the more unusual and spectacular sights one will see in one's lifetime. It is also reportedly the largest salmon return to a single river in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/7/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Continuously Operating Anglican Parish in the United States - New Castle, DE

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The oldest continuously operating Anglican parish in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 9/7/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY aquarium in Slovenia - Piran, Slovenia

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The Piran Aquarium on the Adriatic coast is the only aquarium in Slovenia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Slovenia

date approved: 9/4/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - In Use Courthouse in Missouri - Lexington, MO

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3rd built in this county...but still the oldest still stand in the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/4/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY - River Which Runs Through the Rocky Mountains

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At the top of the South Taylor Hill, about 7 kilometres south of the Town of Taylor, British Columbia is a large pullout/rest area/brake check area in which stands a very interesting British Columbia Stop of Interest marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/2/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Operational Hydroelectric Plant in Quebec - Sherbrooke, Québec

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la plus vieille centrale hydro-électrique de la provice du Québec / the oldest hydroelectric plant in the province of Quebec

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2019

last visited: 9/13/2019

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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

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SuperlativesONLY - Free Aerial Car Ferry in North America - Boston Bar, BC

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Frances Harrington Park, like the village of Boston Bar, is a very small park, standing along the Trans Canada Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/16/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - US Building Designed Solely As A Newspaper Plant - Galveston, TX

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Galveston, Texas is the home to many FIRSTS. This now vacant building is one of them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 8/15/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Church in Budapest - Hungary

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St. Stephen’s Basilica is the largest church in Budapest and the third largest church building in present-day Hungary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Budapest, Hungary

date approved: 8/12/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Fountain in Rome - Rome, Italy

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The Fountain in Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere is located in front of the church of Santa Maria in Trastevere, Rome, Italy. It is believed to be the oldest fountain in Rome, dating back, according to some sources, to the 8th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 8/12/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesFIRST - Fountain of Budapest - Budapest, Hungary

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The fountain, named Danubius Well was inaugurated in 1883.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Budapest, Hungary

date approved: 8/9/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOldest - Roman Bridge in its Original State - Roma, Italy

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The Pons Fabricius or Ponte dei Quattro Capi, is the oldest Roman bridge in Rome (Italy), still existing in its original state. It spans half of the Tiber River, from the Campus Martius on the east side to Tiber Island on the west side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 8/6/2019

last visited: never

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The bridge Æmilius (in Latin pons Æmilius) or Ponte Rotto (the broken bridge) is the oldest stone bridge in Rome. It crossed the Tiber downstream of Tiberina Island and connected the Boarium Forum to Trastevere and Via Aurelia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 8/6/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesONLY Habitable Bridge - Bridge, Qld, Australia

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This is stated as the ONLY Habitable Bridge in the Southern Hemisphere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 8/5/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesLONGEST - one-piece wooden bench of the world, Hessen, Germany

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Die längste Sitzbank der Welt im Semder Wiesengrund - longest one-piece wooden bench of the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Beorngar

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 7/31/2019

last visited: never

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Over a century old, an authentic little steam engine pulls trainloads of people around one of Prince George's busiest parks every summer. According to the Prince George Citizen, this is the last narrow gauge engine still running in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Canadian Locomotive Company Engine - Prince George, BC

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One of a large handful of locomotives on display in Prince George's Central BC Railway and Forestry Museum, the historic 1520 is the lone steam locomotive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/27/2019

last visited: never

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Book Store in Georgia - Carrollton, GA

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Oldest Bookstore in Georgia...verified and certified.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/26/2019

last visited: never

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