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First of its KindFIRST - Grist Mill in Poland Village - Poland, OH

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The site of the first grist mill in the village of Poland, OH

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Ohio

date approved: 6/11/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindPREMIER - Naturaliste - FIRST - Naturalist - Ottawa, Ontario

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John Macoun fut le premier à étudier, à consigner et à classifier systématiquement la flore canadienne. John Macoun was the first to survey, document, and categorize Canadian flora in a systematic manner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/6/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST woman to hold the post of admiral in the history of navigation - Sanxenxo, Pontevedra, Galicia, España

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FIRST Captain woman in a men's world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 6/5/2021

last visited: 6/6/2021

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First of its KindFirst Licensed Female Physician in McLennan County - Waco, TX

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A 1996 Texas Historical Marker at the final resting place of Dr. Hallie Earle in Waco's historic Oakwood Cemetery notes that she became the first licensed female physician in McLennan County -- and Waco -- in 1907.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/4/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Longport Civic Club President - Longport, NJ

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One of several dedicated benches inside Thomas B. Reed Park in Longport, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/2/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Lighthouse on the Great Lakes - Erie, PA

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The Erie Land Lighthouse, first lighthouse on the Great Lakes in Erie, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/1/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST woman selected as a general officer in the active duty Army Judge Advocate General's Corps - Brigadier General Melinda E. Dunn - Ashland, Virginia

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The first woman selected as a general officer in the active duty Army Judge Advocate General's Corps, Randolph-Macon College Class of 1978 alumna Brigadier General Melinda E. Dunn is honored with a plaque on the school's Ashland, Virginia, campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/27/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Community in Navarro County - Spring Hill, TX

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Dating to 1838, when Martin Van Buren was President of the United States, Spring Hill is the oldest community in Navarro County, TX, per a Texas Historical Marker at the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/22/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Mayor of Teague - Teague, TX

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A 1968 Texas Historical Marker at the final resting place of William Rufus Boyd, Jr., in Teague's Greenwood Cemetery indicates that he was the first mayor of Teague when it incorporated in 1906.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/22/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Bank in Hanover County - Hanover National Bank - Ashland, Virginia

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Hanover County's first bank was established on February 3, 1903, in Ashland, Virginia. The Hanover Bank Building at 104 North Railroad Avenue, its second home, was built in 1919, still stands and is now commercial office space.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Building - PREMIER - Édifice - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Office of the Prime Minister was the first to be located outside the gates of Parliament Hill. Le bureau du Premier Ministre a été le premier à être situé à l'extérieur des portes de la Colline du Parlement

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/21/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Church Built in Carlsbad - Carlsbad, CA

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A historical marker in downtown Carlsbad, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/18/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Transcontinental Railroad - Lake Forest, CA

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One of several markers at Heritage Park in Lake Forest, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/13/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Permanent English Colony in America - Lake Forest, CA

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One of several markers at Heritage Park in Lake Forest, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/13/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Historical Park in Orange County - Lake Forest, CA

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One of several markers at Heritage Park in Lake Forest, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/13/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Recorded Burial in Billington Cemetery - Limestone County, TX

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A 1997 Texas Historical Marker at Billington Cemetery, one of the surviving bits of the Billington community on Limestone County Rd 110, indicates that the first recorded burial in the cemetery is that of John Sanders in 1890.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/6/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindRev. George Buchanan 1761 - 1835 - Franktown, Ontario

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Born at Coupar-Angus, Scotland, Rev. George Buchanan later became a Presbyterian minister and first resident clergyman in Beckwith Township.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindDalhousie Library - Watson's Corners, Ontario

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This plaque, describing the first public library within the old Bathurst District, is located in Watson's Corners, Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Grave in Lone Wolf Cemetery - Scurry County, TX

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A 1970 Texas Historical Marker at Lone Wolf Cemetery indicates that the oldest grave in the cemetery dates to 1892. The only 1892 burial in the cemetery is that of Samuel Edward Williams.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/4/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Active Church in Fisher County - Roby, TX

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A 2001 Texas Historical Marker at the First United Methodist Church of Roby at N Church & W N 2nd St indicates that this is the oldest active church in Fisher County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/3/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Resident Missionary, Reverend John Bethune - Maitland, Ontario

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Among Augusta Township's earliest settlers were a number of Anglican Loyalists who, by 1785, we're holding services in private houses. The first resident missionary, the Reverend John Bethune, was appointed to this area in 1814.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/3/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindLouise C. Mckinney - Frankville, Ontario

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This plaque, describing the first woman in the British Empire to gain a parliamentary seat, is located in Frankville, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/2/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Parish in the Diocese of Lubbock - Hermleigh, TX

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A 1998 Texas Historical Marker at St. John's Catholic Church at Harlan Ave and Scurry County Rd 4125, Hermleigh, TX, notes that this is the oldest parish in the Diocese of Lubbock, dating to 1907/1908.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/2/2021

last visited: 11/17/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Holstein Friesian Cattle in Ontario - Upper Canada Village - Morrisburg, Ontario

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This plaque, describing the first Holstein Friesian cattle imported into Ontario, is located on Road 2, just east of Upper Canada Village, near Morrisburg, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/1/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindThe Rev. Johann Samuel Schwerdtfeger 1734-1803 - Morrisburg, Ontario

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Rev. Johann Samuel Schwerdtfeger was the first Lutheran minister to settle in Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/1/2021

last visited: never

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