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First of its KindFirst Bank in Kern County

in First of its Kind

Solomon and Philo Jewett organized the first bank in Kern County in 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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NWNW26.4 km

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First of its KindFirst Oil Well in Kern County

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Solomon and Philo Jewett were leaders in producing the first oil well in Kern County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Woman Teacher in Kern County

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Louisa Jewett Crites was the first woman teacher in Kern County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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NWNW26.4 km

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First of its KindFirst Store in Bakersfield

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Solomon and Philo Jewett built the first store in Bakersfield in 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Commercial Cotton in Kern County

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Solomon and Philo Jewett raised the first commercial cotton in Kern County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/4/2013

last visited: never

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NWNW26.6 km

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First of its KindFirst Wells, Fargo & Company Office in Kern County

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The first Wells, Fargo & Company office in Kern County was established in Havilah in 1867.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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NWNW26.6 km

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First of its KindFirst Bank Incorporated in Kern County

in First of its Kind

The Kern Valley Bank was the first bank incorporated in Kern County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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NWNW26.6 km

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First of its KindFirst European to Enter the Area of Kern County

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Pedro Fages was the first European to enter the area of Kern County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/6/2013

last visited: never

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NWNW26.6 km

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First of its KindFirst Park in the City of Bakersfield

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Truxtun Beale donated the land for the building of the first park in Bakersfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Teacher Employed for the Norris School

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Cora Petty was the first teacher employed for the Norris School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Center of Government for Kern County

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Havilah became Kern County’s first center of government in 1866.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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SS37.8 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- Camel Brigade of the US Army - Lebec, CA

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Site of the first and only camel brigade of the U.S. Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/21/2016

last visited: 10/21/2016

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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

Image for FIRST -- Man To See the Curvature of the Earth in the Bell X-1A - Lake Palmdale, CAview gallery

SESE98.7 km

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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: 8/4/2014

Image for FIRST - Reigning Monarch to Visit the USA  -  Santa Barbara, CAview gallery

SWSW118.1 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Reigning Monarch to Visit the USA - Santa Barbara, CA

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In 1919, Belgian King Albert I and his family visited the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2013

last visited: 4/22/2013

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SWSW118.3 km

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First of its KindFirst Official Meeting of Santa Barbara City Council

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The first official meeting of the Santa Barbara City Council was held on August 26, 1850.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2013

last visited: never

Image for First City Hall in Santa Barbaraview gallery

SWSW118.3 km

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First of its KindFirst City Hall in Santa Barbara

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Santa Barbara's first City Hall was erected in 1875.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2013

last visited: never

Image for FIRST -- Sambo's - Santa Barbara, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Sambo's - Santa Barbara, CA

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This is where it all started!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/19/2010

last visited: 1/27/2014

Image for FIRST - Honorary Veteran of the U.S.view gallery

SESE122.6 km

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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

Image for FIRST -- Galcit Rocket Test - Pasadena, CAview gallery

SESE127.5 km

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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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SESE128.1 km

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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 - Visalia Fire Department - Visalia, CA

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Bronze plaque and marble on a side wall of the Visalia Convention Center mark the site of the first Visalia fire department.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys

location: California

date approved: 4/27/2013

last visited: never

Image for First Butterfield Overland Mail Coach to Arrive in Visaliaview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Butterfield Overland Mail Coach to Arrive in Visalia

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The first Butterfield Overland Mail coach from Saint Louis arrived in Visalia on October 8, 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/4/2013

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Broadcast of the Emmy Awards - Los Angeles, CAview gallery

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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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SESE133.7 km

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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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