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First of its KindSite of the First Theatre in English America - Williamsburg, VA

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At this location is an outdoor stage where actors provide a taste of colonial theatre and a plaque that stating that this was where the first theatre in English America was located, built in 1716.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/17/2010

last visited: 7/9/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- President of the Continental Congress - Williamsburg, VA

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A historic home in Williamsburg, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/28/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST-College in the U.S. in Antecedents, William and Mary College, Williamsburg, VA

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On the Wren Building in William and Mary College is a long list of firsts, including the claim that William and Mary College is the oldest college in the U.S. in antecedents, which go back to the proposed college at Henrico in 1619.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/4/2010

last visited: 12/26/2015

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First of its KindFirst Capitol Building in America - Williamsburg, VA

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The original building at this location, completed in 1705, was the first Capitol building of any kind in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: 11/19/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Baptist Church in Williamsburg - Williamsburg, VA

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A historical marker located at the First Baptist Church in downtown Williamsburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/28/2019

last visited: 12/28/2019

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First of its KindFIRST -- Class Admitting Women - Willamsburg, VA

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A citizen memorial on the College of William and Mary campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/27/2019

last visited: 12/27/2019

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First of its KindFirst Balloon Flight in Virginia - Williamsburg, VA

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This Virginia highway marker on the campus of The College of William and Mary commemorates the first balloon flight to take place in the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/23/2009

last visited: 11/19/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Marketable Tobacco Crop in Virginia - Jamestown, VA

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This is one of a series of markers along Jamestown Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2018

last visited: 11/15/2020

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First of its KindFIRST -- Project Completed with the Assistance of the State Highway Commission - Jamestown, VA

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This is one of a series of markers along Jamestown Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/18/2016

last visited: 3/18/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Germans at Jamestown - Jamestown, VA

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This is one of a series of markers along Jamestown Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/18/2016

last visited: 11/15/2020

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First of its KindFIRST -- Africans in English America - Jamestown, VA

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This is one of a series of markers along Jamestown Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/18/2016

last visited: 11/15/2020

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First of its KindFIRST -- English Representative Legislative Body in North America - Jamestown, VA

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The site of the first permanent English Settlement in the New World.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/18/2016

last visited: 3/18/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Poles in Jamestown - Jamestown, VA

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This is one of a series of markers along Jamestown Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/19/2016

last visited: 3/19/2016

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First of its KindFIRST -- Permanent English Settlement in the New World - Jamestown, VA

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The first English settlement in the Americas began here in 1607.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2016

last visited: 11/15/2020

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First of its KindFIRST -- Confirmation Service in Virginia - Yorktown, VA

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A historic church in the Yorktown National Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/3/2015

last visited: 1/3/2015

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First of its KindFIRST -- African American Chaplain to die in Military Service - Yorktown, VA

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Jeremiah Asher was the first African American chaplain to die in military service.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/6/2016

last visited: 3/6/2016

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First of its KindSyms Free School - First Free Public School in America

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This waymark shows the location of the Syms School, which was established in 1634.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NASA Langley CRGIS

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindNACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory

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This building was the home of the first research laboratory of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), the organization that would later become NASA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NASA Langley CRGIS

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Windmill in English North America

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The first windmill built by the English colonists in North America was erected at Flowerdew Hundred settlement in 1621.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/26/2009

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - First Time Taps was played-Berkeley Plantation - Charles City VA

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At Berkeley Plantation in 1862 the Army bugle call "Taps" was first played by bugler Oliver W. Norton; and written by him and General Daniel Butterfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/25/2022

last visited: 4/25/2022

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First of its KindFIRST - English Thanksgiving In Virginia

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Marker commemorating the first Thanksgiving in Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/24/2016

last visited: 5/16/2019

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First of its KindFirst Flight From A Warship

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Marker denoting the first launch and flight of an airplane from a warship.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Left Coast Labs

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/24/2010

last visited: 2/17/2022

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First of its KindFirst World War I Memorial in Virginia – Hopewell, VA

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Virginia’s first World War I memorial was dedicated on Memorial Day, 1921.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/22/2009

last visited: never

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First of its KindOldest Courthouse in the United States in Continuous Use

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King William County Courthouse has been in continuous use since 1725. Sessions are held on a regular basis to maintain its use status.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/15/2009

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Presiding Justice of King William County, VA

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Henry Fox was the first Justice of the King William County Courthouse, April 20, 1702.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member archway

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2010

last visited: never

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