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First of its KindOak of the Golden Dream - First Discovery of Gold in California

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Wouldn't you just love to wake up from a nap and discover gold? Jose Francisco De Gracia Lopez did just that here!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lord Elwood

location: California

date approved: 10/17/2007

last visited: 4/21/2019

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First of its KindFIRST - Honorary Veteran of the U.S.

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It was an official act of Congress that made Bob Hope the FIRST honorary veteran of the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Free2bme29

location: California

date approved: 2/27/2009

last visited: 2/14/2010

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First of its KindFIRST -- Feature-Length Motion Picture in Hollywood - Hollywood, CA

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A historic structure for the film industry located in a parking lot for the Hollywood Bowl.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Hollywood Major Film Company Studio - Hollywood, CA

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A historic structure for the film industry located in a parking lot for the Hollywood Bowl.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Galcit Rocket Test - Pasadena, CA

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A plaque near the JPL entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/11/2018

last visited: 6/11/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Chef Honored on the Walk of Fame - Hollywood, CA

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One of many stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/30/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Broadcast of the Emmy Awards - Los Angeles, CA

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Site of the first Emmy Awards in 1949.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2008

last visited: 7/31/2008

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First of its KindWorld's FIRST Frisbee Golf Course - Pasadena, California

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The Oak Grove Disc Golf Course in Pasadena is the first course with disc golf baskets permanently cemented into place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Man To See the Curvature of the Earth in the Bell X-1A - Lake Palmdale, CA

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This is off highway 14, near Lake Palmdale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/15/2010

last visited: 6/28/2020

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mention of Tar Pools at La Brea, Los Angeles CA

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The California historic marker in front of the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits in Hancock Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: 3/11/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Scientific Excavations of the Tar Pools - Los Angeles, CA

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A state marker in front of the La Brea Tar Pits.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/12/2016

last visited: 4/12/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Historic Reference to the Tar Pools - Los Angeles, CA

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A state marker in front of the La Brea Tar Pits.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: 4/11/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Salvation Army Meeting In Pasadena

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Plaque commemorating the first meeting of the Salvation Army in Pasadena.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: California

date approved: 8/26/2009

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Tournament of Roses - Pasadena, CA

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A plaque on Lake Ave marking the first Tournament of Roses in 1890.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/6/2010

last visited: 6/9/2018

Image for FIRST - Telecast of the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game - Pasadena, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Telecast of the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game - Pasadena, CA

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A plaque on Lake Ave noting the first telecast of the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game in 1948 on KTLA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/6/2010

last visited: 6/9/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - Rose Queen - Pasadena, CA

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A plaque naming the first Rose Queen from 1905 - - Hallie Woods.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/6/2010

last visited: 6/9/2018

Image for FIRST - Trader Joe's in the World  -  Pasadena, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Trader Joe's in the World - Pasadena, CA

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The first Trader Joe's was opened on Aug. 26, 1967, in Pasadena, California, and now is a chain of over 300 stores in 26 states. This is the original location still thriving.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: California

date approved: 1/1/2009

last visited: 5/5/2011

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First of its KindFIRST - Permanent City Hall - Culver City, CA

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A plaque in a small park in Culver City. The site is the location of the first city hall. It was built in 1928.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/6/2010

last visited: never

Image for  FIRST - Cross used at the entrance of Olvera St - Los Angeles, CAview gallery

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First of its Kind FIRST - Cross used at the entrance of Olvera St - Los Angeles, CA

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Cross dating back to thr 1700s, it's encased in glass to preserve it. It sits outside the Iglesia Nuestra Senora da la Reina de Los Angeles.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/1/2008

last visited: 4/15/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Orange trees in CA, Mission San Gabriel the Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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Inside the Mission walls, newly-planted orange trees grow where the old orange grove in the Mission once stood. Those trees, planted in the 1700s, were the first orange trees grown in CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: 5/31/2015

Image for FIRST -- Citrus, Grapes, Ships & Pest Control -- Mission San Gabriel Archangel, San Gabriel CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Citrus, Grapes, Ships & Pest Control -- Mission San Gabriel Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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A laminated sign in the Old Kitchen lists some of many firsts at Mission San Gabriel Archangel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: 3/10/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Movie made at Mission San Gabriel, San Gabriel CA

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A small sign in the Mission Museum shares a historic first for the Mission and the western US

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/5/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

Image for FIRST -- Director to use carbon lights for interior shots, Mission San Gabriel, San Gabriel CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Director to use carbon lights for interior shots, Mission San Gabriel, San Gabriel CA

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A small sign in the Mission Museum reminds that famed movie director D. W. Griffith was the first to use carbon lights for interior shots, when he shot at Mission San Gabriel in 1910

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: 3/9/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Ship built in CA out of Local Materials -- Mission San Gabriel Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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The anchor of the topsail schooner "Guadalupe," on display at the place where she was built in 1830: the first ship built in California out of local materials

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: 5/31/2015

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First of its KindFirst Vineyard in California -- Mission San Gabriel Archangel, San Gabriel CA

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An interpretive sign at the old Mission San Gabriel Archangel winery explains how Mission friars planted the first grape vineyard for making wine in California here

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: California

date approved: 4/8/2016

last visited: 5/31/2015

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