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First of its KindFIRST - Governor of Puerto Rico - San Juan, Puerto Rico

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A statue of the first Governor of Puerto Rico, Juan Ponce de León, is located in San José Plaza at the intersection of Calle San Sebastian and Calle del Cristo in Old San Juan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Puerto Rico

date approved: 2/19/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Train into Clinton, MO

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among other firsts....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/17/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Public school in Dillard, MO

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The town was here, but began to move a mile north to the railroad by 1900...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/14/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Settler, Court Meeting, Iron Furnace - Crawford County, MO

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First settler in county, first house in Leasburg,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/14/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Railroad Through the Texas Panhandle - Amarillo, TX

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A 1966 Texas Historical Marker at the BNSF Railway North Yard, 101 Pierce St, Amarillo, TX, notes the completion of the very first railroad through the Texas Panhandle, back in 1888.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/13/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST - Grave on Cemetery - Dillard Mill, MO

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Use to be town of Dillard, then town moved north to the railroad, away from the mill. Mill site is now a state park. this is now called OLd Dillard Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/13/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - County Election, Saloon, & Post Office - Franklin, MO

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Zeke was raised in Kentucky. The year of his birth is some where between 1775/1780. Where is unknown. If he was born in 1780, that made him 15 years old when his son Samuel Ezekiel was born in 1795.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/10/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Perminent Settlers - Franklin, MO

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Just as reference, in 1799 Daniel Boone was declared to infirmed to hold his land grant by the Spanish Commandant, so he could not have blazed a trail...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/9/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Settled near Newark - Edina, MO

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First Catholic Parish...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/8/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Moravians in Antigua - St. John's, Antigua & Barbuda

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A monument under a sand box tree on the grounds of the Spring Gardens Moravian Church, at St. John's Street in Antigua, identifies the first meeting place that missionary Samuel Isles had to successfully convert native slaves.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Antigua and Barbuda

date approved: 2/6/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Marked Burial in Fulton Cemetery - Walnut Springs, TX

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A 2011 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Fulton Cemetery, southwest of Walnut Springs, TX, indicates that the grave of Martha A. Duke is the first marked burial in the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/1/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Sipe Springs Cemetery - Sipe Springs, TX

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A small, modern headstone in historic Sipe Springs Cemetery notes that Pratt Scarlet had the first grave in the cemetery, back in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/29/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in Alameda Cemetery - Eastland County, TX

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Modern headstones at the final resting place of Amanda ("Martha") Coffee in historic Alameda Cemetery, south of Ranger in rural Eastland County, TX, note that hers was the first grave in the cemetery. She was murdered and scalped by natives in 1866.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/29/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - European [French] Post in Missouri Valley - DeWitt, MO

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The French, and their contact with the natives of this land. Also, First Catholic Church, first navigation maps of Missouri River, and first naming of the tribe of Indians now called "Misuri's" or Missuri's...extinct tribe, last member died in 1907

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/29/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Hostile Acts Against Mormons - Kingston, MO

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Also, First Settler, First House,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/28/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Person in State to Be Elected Twice - Lebanon, MO

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Famous people, and happenings as the county grew....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/26/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in De Leon Cemetery - De Leon, TX

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Blacksmith Cyrus Campbell played a small role in the Texas Revolution, and his status as the first burial in De Leon Cemetery is noted by both a granite plaque and a Texas Historical Marker at his final resting place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Legible Tombstone in Ramsey Cemetery - Stephenville, TX

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A 1986 Texas Historical Marker at Ramsey Cemetery, just a few miles northwest of Stephenville, TX, notes that the oldest legible tombstone in the cemetery belongs to Rebecca Henning, from 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Post Office in County - Hermitage, MO

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Quincy, once booming, is now a village of 46 people...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/21/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Homesteaders in the area - Groom, TX

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Groom Cemetery is where this "First" is documented

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Texas

date approved: 1/21/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Town in County - Calhoun, MO

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also first house....sad history of boom and bust...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/19/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Burial at Hanson Cemetery - Comanche County, TX

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A 2008 Texas Historical Marker for Hanson Cemetery, off of Comanche County Rd 438 in rural Comanche County, TX, notes that the earliest burial here was that of William Hanson, way back in 1870.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/19/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Recorded Burial in Cow Creek Cemetery - Erath County, TX

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A 2011 Texas Historical Marker at Cow Creek Cemetery, off of Erath County Rd 528, northwest of Dublin, TX, notes that the first recorded burial here was that of an infant girl back in 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/19/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Railroad in County - Bethany, MO

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Harrison County...and those who grew it...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/16/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in Willow Pond Cemetery - Palo Pinto County, TX

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The headstone marking the final resting place of Jesse Alexander Glover notes that his was the first burial in Willow Pond Cemetery, back in 1900.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/14/2020

last visited: never

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