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Image for FIRST - Black Female Academy in New England Memorial - Elk Falls, KSview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Black Female Academy in New England Memorial - Elk Falls, KS

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Honored here in Kansas where the founder lived most of her life.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Settler in Towanda Township, KTA Service Area, Towanda KS

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A Kansas historical marker at the I-35 Kansas Turnpike service area lists C. L. Chandler as the first settler in the Towanda township

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/27/2017

last visited: 8/22/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Water Well in Territory - Dewey, OK

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Water well dug in 1899 by Jakes Bartles.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/1/2012

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST demonstration of electric lights -- 400 Douglas St., Wichita KS

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A plaque installed by the Wichita Rotary Club commemorates some oddball history at corner of E Douglas St and S Topeka Ave in downtown Wichita.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/1/2013

last visited: 3/16/2013

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First of its KindFirst Commercial Oil Well in Oklahoma - Bartlesville, OK

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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Nellie Johnstone No. 1 was the first commercial oil well in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member linkys

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/2/2012

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST: Oil and Gas Lease in Osage County - Pawhuska, OK

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Also, 1st oil sold from Oklahoma. One of four marble markers at this site where Pawhuska tells its story.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/27/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Building in Sumner County, KS

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It looks like this was a roadside park at one time, now just a grass area, neatly kept, with circular gravel drive entering and exiting. Research seems to indicate this was once a US Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/21/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST: Mayor of Ponca City, OK

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Wheeler Dealer, as we would call him today, but he got things done.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/25/2018

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Site of Public Building in Emporia - Emporia, Ks.view gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Site of Public Building in Emporia - Emporia, Ks.

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This bronze marker is on the north facade of 527 N Commercial St. in Emporia, Ks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Marshal of Caldwell, Kansasview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Marshal of Caldwell, Kansas

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After a great job as Marshal, his replacements decided to get him gone. Sounds almost like the Mafia handled things in the 30s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/17/2019

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - City Marshal of Caldwell, KSview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - City Marshal of Caldwell, KS

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Eager citizen wins Marshal job after gun fight.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/1/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -Building in Caldwell, KS

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First Chance coming in, and Last Chance when leaving...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/21/2019

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Career Police Chief of Caldwell, KSview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Career Police Chief of Caldwell, KS

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Town council could not decide, good cop, bad, cop dumb cop...who would patrol the streets?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/1/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Waterflood in Oklahoma - Rogers County, OK

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Today we call this process "Fracking"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/9/2015

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Elected Woman Mayor in the U.S. - Argonia, KSview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Elected Woman Mayor in the U.S. - Argonia, KS

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Several plaques are here stating the same thing, so I will put them all together

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

Image for The FIRST American Litterateur - Yale, OKview gallery

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First of its KindThe FIRST American Litterateur - Yale, OK

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An Oklahoma historical plaque located in Jim Thorpe Park. Park hours are 6 a.m. to midnight.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/22/2018

last visited: 9/25/2018

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First of its KindFIRST President of Yale P.E.O. - Yale, OK

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Nell Hancock started and was the first president of the P.E.O. Chapter in Yale, OK

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/25/2018

last visited: 9/25/2018

Image for FIRST -- Diamond X Service Station in Perry OKview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Diamond X Service Station in Perry OK

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The Mid-Continent Diamond X Service Station opened in 1937. It was the first purveyor of DX products in Perry OK. This service station has been recognized as the oldest service station in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2013

last visited: 10/13/2017

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First of its KindOldest Wooden Church in Perry, OK

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"Church on a Perch", erected in 1894, the First wooden church in Perry, Oklahoma

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/16/2013

last visited: 11/16/2019

Image for Site of the FIRST Sonic Drive In - Stillwater, OKview gallery

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First of its KindSite of the FIRST Sonic Drive In - Stillwater, OK

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A sign and a plaque here at this modern Sonic Drive In at 215 N Main St, Stillwater, OK, indicate that this is the site of the very first Sonic Drive In, created in 1959.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 3/31/2016

last visited: 9/15/2018

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First of its KindFirst Sonic Manager - Stillwater, OK

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A statue at the FIRST Sonic Drive-In

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/8/2018

last visited: 11/17/2018

Image for First Director of the Point Four Program - OSU - Stillwater, OKview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Director of the Point Four Program - OSU - Stillwater, OK

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OSU President Dr. Henry Bennett was the FIRST Director of President Harry S. Truman's Point Four Program

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/14/2014

last visited: 8/7/2015

Image for First Woman Graduate Oklahoma A&M College - Fairlawn Cemetery - Stillwater, OKview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Woman Graduate Oklahoma A&M College - Fairlawn Cemetery - Stillwater, OK

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Oklahoma A&M Graduate Jessie Thatcher Bost held three "Firsts"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 8/4/2018

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First of its KindFIRST Town in Oklahoma - Stillwater, OK

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Stillwater is the FIRST referenced town in Oklahoma Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/26/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst African-American enrollee at Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, OK

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Nancy Randolph Davis was the first African American student to enroll at OSU

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/4/2019

last visited: 2/8/2019

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