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First of its KindFIRST - American Built Steam Engine Locomotive - Baltimore, MD

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The Tom Thumb was the first American built steam engine locomotive. The Tom locomotive is on display at the B&O Railroad Museum at 901 West Pratt Street in Baltimore, MD.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/11/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst showing (World Premier) of the Wizard of Oz - former Strand Theater, Oconomowoc, WI

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A commemorative engraved stone marker plus plaza (called Oz Plaza, where the theater used to be) featuring statues of the movie's characters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/5/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Theatre Built with Fire Safety Building Ordinance - San Diego, CA

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One of many historic buildings in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/5/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST- town to be liberated on the westernfront WWII - Sainte Mère Église, France

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Sainte Mère Église was the first town to be liberated on the westernfront WWII

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PetjeOp

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 8/4/2022

last visited: 8/10/2022

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First of its KindFIRST - Settler in Eastford - Eastford, CT

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A monument in memory of John Perry is located in a traffic triangle at the intersection of John Perry Road, Edwin Cooper Road, and Westford Road in Eastford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/27/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST city newspaper - Tampere, Finland

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Tamperelainen is Finland's oldest CITY newspaper for the free distribution, published in Tampere, Kangasala, Nokia, Lempäälä, Pirkkala and Ylöjärvi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member marcius

location: Finland

date approved: 7/21/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Train in McBaine & settler in Central Missouri - McBaine, MO

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Missouri river bottom town suffered at the floods, but rains and settlers kept coming.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/18/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Person Buried in Kit Cemetery - Irving, TX

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A 1998 Irving Heritage Society Landmark sign at the Kit Cemetery provides some history of this cemetery, noting that the first person buried in the cemetery was a child, back in 1896, and whose grave is now lost.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/18/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindCoppell's FIRST Government Buildings - Coppell, TX

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A sign placed by the Coppell Historical Society is on the former fire station at 616 S Coppell Rd, Coppell, TX, providing some information about the city's earliest government buildings, now the offices of Mantis Innovation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/17/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - General Hospital in Prince Edward Island - Charlottetown, PEI

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The plaque is located on the wall of a historic building at 18-20 Haviland Street, which is a former wooden residence and hospital that has been converted into an apartment building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 7/16/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - National Air Show

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Abbotsford Airport the site of the 1st National Air Show

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/16/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindCoppell's FIRST School Buildings - Coppell, TX

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A sign placed by the Coppell Historical Society stands at the sidewalk at 511 W Bethel Rd, providing some information for the city's earliest school buildings, now only a memory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/12/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindCoppell's FIRST Water Supply - Coppell, TX

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A sign placed by the Coppell Historical Society stands at the sidewalk at 454 W Bethel Rd, providing some information about the city's first water supply, the tank that you see in front of you.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/11/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Lutheran Congregation - Toledo, OH

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Salem Lutheran Church is Toledo's first and oldest Lutheran congregation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/11/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindSite FIRST Used as a Cemetery - Moody, TX

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A 1981 Texas Historical Marker at Naler Cemetery, Moody, TX, indicates that this site was first used as a cemetery for the burial of Polly Naler in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/11/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Harrington Cemetery - Irving, TX

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A 2008 Irving Heritage Society Landmark sign at the Harrington Cemetery, a remnant of the days of Estelle, TX, now part of Irving, indicates that the first burial here took place in 1891, that of a niece of Bryant Harrington, the land owner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/10/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Airport in the Pacific Northwest - Vancouver, WA

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A plaque about the first airport in the Pacific Northwest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Washington

date approved: 7/8/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST plaque- The Moor, Falmouth, Cornwall,UK

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Falmouth being the FIRST sign, the start, to what would have been a very historic event for the United Kingdom. It also highlights communications of the day The great battle of Trafalgar, With Napoleon Bonapart and Admiral Nelson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/7/2022

last visited: 7/8/2022

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First of its KindOLDEST Catholic Parish in Waco - Waco, TX

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St. Mary's Church of the Assumption is at 1401 Washington St, Waco, TX, and a 1990 Texas Historical Marker here notes that this is the oldest Catholic parish in Waco, dating to 1869

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/6/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Brick Home, Rural Part of County - Waco, TX

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The Old Walker Homestead is at 3401 Dever Dr, Waco, TX, and while today it is in an upscale residential neighborhood, a 1969 Texas Historical Marker indicates that it was the "First brick home, rural part of county."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindWaco's FIRST Jewish Congregation - Waco, TX

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A 2006 Texas Historical Marker at the Temple Rodef Sholom at 1717 N New Road, Waco, TX, notes that this is Waco's first Jewish congregation, dating to 1879.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2022

last visited: 7/5/2022

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First of its KindFIRST - Newspaper in North America - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The Halifax Gazette the First newspaper in North America, begun in 1752 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The plaque is erected inside Province House at 1726 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is where the Nova Scotia legislative assembly has met every year since 1819, making it the longest serving legislative building in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/29/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Iron works in North America-Saugus Iron Works NHS - Saugus MA

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Saugus Iron Works is the first integrated ironworks in North America. It was founded by John Winthrop the Younger and in operation between 1646 and approximately 1670.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/26/2022

last visited: 6/26/2022

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First of its KindFIRST - National Historic Site-Salem Maritime National Historic Site - Salem MA

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The Salem Maritime National Historic Site consists of 12 historic structures, one replica tall-ship, and 9 acres of land along the waterfront. Salem Maritime is the first National Historic Site established in the United States (March 17, 1938).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/26/2022

last visited: 6/26/2022

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First of its KindFIRST - First Church in Lowell-St. Anne - Lowell MA

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St. Anne’s cornerstone was laid May 20, 1824. It was the first building dedicated to religious worship in Lowell, and was the first church to be established and supported by a manufacturing company rather than a group of worshipers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/25/2022

last visited: 6/24/2022

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