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Image for First Memorial Day Service - Carbondale, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Memorial Day Service - Carbondale, IL

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I know the Federal Government has decreed that Waterloo, NY is the home of the Memorial Day celebration. But maybe you should view the evidence before making a final decision.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/18/2014

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - County Seat in Saline County - Raleigh, ILview gallery

EE41.2 km

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First of its KindFIRST - County Seat in Saline County - Raleigh, IL

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Early law practice marker points out this was also the first county seat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/29/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst White Child - Grand Tower, IL

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Lewis and Clark marker with strange information.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/18/2014

last visited: never

Image for FIRST: College Building of the Evangelical Lutheran Missouri Synod - Altenburg, Missouriview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST: College Building of the Evangelical Lutheran Missouri Synod - Altenburg, Missouri

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Historic log cabin was first home to what has become Concordia Seminary. The cabin now located in maple grove across the street from Trinity Lutheran Church in Altenburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/1/2013

last visited: never

Image for First Presbyterian Church in Illinois - White County, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Presbyterian Church in Illinois - White County, IL

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Location of this waymark above is for the Sharon Church, the Illinois marker is a half mile away

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/31/2014

last visited: never

Image for First ferry across the Ohio River - Golconda, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFirst ferry across the Ohio River - Golconda, IL

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"Green's Ferry on the Mississippi as a plan to create business for the ferry. Sarah became the proprietor of the business, and in 1804 became the first woman in Illinois to obtain a ferry license, making the business legitimate." - Pope County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: never

Image for FIRST Long Distance Phone Line in Missouri, Cape Girardeau, Missouriview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST Long Distance Phone Line in Missouri, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

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First long distance phone call in Missouri happened here in 1877.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/12/2007

last visited: 3/21/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Bank Chartered in Illinois

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Historical marker commemorating first bank chartered in Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/27/2009

last visited: 8/7/2006

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First of its KindOLDEST - Town in Illinois - Old Shawneetown, Illinois

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Stone historical marker commemorating Shawneetown, "Oldest Town In Illinois"

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/25/2009

last visited: 8/7/2006

Image for FIRST - Entry into Illinois Country - Lewis & Clark - Shawneetown, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Entry into Illinois Country - Lewis & Clark - Shawneetown, IL

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Famous town on the Ohio River, no town was there back then

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/1/2017

last visited: never

Image for First Issue of First Newspaper - Old Shawneetown, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Issue of First Newspaper - Old Shawneetown, IL

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Two markers for the same subject from different times. Note: dates and spelling of the papers name is different on each marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/21/2014

last visited: never

Image for First Illinois State Park - Fort Massac - Metropolis, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Illinois State Park - Fort Massac - Metropolis, IL

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Many other signs and marker make this claim here at Fort Massac. I chose to use this one, because I like it,.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 4/27/2014

last visited: 6/13/2018

Image for FIRST - Church in Carmi, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Church in Carmi, IL

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Jon Spillman's brother (Benjamin) founded first Presbyterian Church in the state of Illinois, just west of here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Clerk, Recorder, and Probate Judge - Carmi, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Clerk, Recorder, and Probate Judge - Carmi, IL

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Old Beaver built it, and founded the town of Carmi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/19/2017

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Log Cabin In Paducah - Paducah, Kentuckyview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Log Cabin In Paducah - Paducah, Kentucky

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Historical marker for the site of the first log cabin in Paducah, Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/25/2009

last visited: 6/13/2018

Image for FIRST - Frame House in Paducah - Paducah, Kentuckyview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Frame House in Paducah - Paducah, Kentucky

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Historical marker for the site of the first frame house in Paducah, Kentucky.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/25/2009

last visited: 6/13/2018

Image for FIRST - Submarine Cable - Paducah, Kentuckyview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Submarine Cable - Paducah, Kentucky

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Historical marker commemorating the laying of first successful submarine cable.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/22/2009

last visited: 12/31/2010

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First of its KindFIRST - Confederate Volunteer From Paducah

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Marker embedded in sidewalk near intersection of 8th and Broadway in Paducah, giving a brief history of Confederate soldier.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/17/2009

last visited: 6/28/2011

Image for FIRST - Woman to Setup Hospital In West During Civil Warview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Woman to Setup Hospital In West During Civil War

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Marker in front of the Cairo Public Library commemorating the role Mary J. Safford played during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/8/2009

last visited: 6/8/2006

Image for First Black Man Across the Continent - Cairo, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Black Man Across the Continent - Cairo, IL

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York was not William Clark's servant, as some historians report, he was his slave. This marker on the old custom house lawn in Cairo, not far from where the expedition stayed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/25/2014

last visited: 3/18/2012

Image for FIRST - Railroad in Crossville, ILview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Railroad in Crossville, IL

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When railroad tracks, bridge, and depot removed, the area was made a park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/23/2017

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Brick House West of the Mississippi River view gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Brick House West of the Mississippi River

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The John Price House or as commonly called Old Brick House in Ste. Genevieve is the first thus oldest brick house west of the Mississippi River. N 37° 58.731 W 090° 02.751

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/31/2008

last visited: 3/18/2012

Image for FIRST - School West of Mississippi in United States - Ste. Genevieve, Missouriview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - School West of Mississippi in United States - Ste. Genevieve, Missouri

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Historical plaque commemorating the first school west of the Mississippi in the the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/1/2008

last visited: never

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First of its Kind1st Pure Bred Bull County in the USA

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1st county in the US to have only PURE BRED BULLS

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kodiak_62

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/29/2008

last visited: 6/30/2008

Image for FIRST - White Man & Horse Powered Mill, etc - Mt. Vernon, INview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - White Man & Horse Powered Mill, etc - Mt. Vernon, IN

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Lots of firsts' on this marker...read and enjoy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Indiana

date approved: 3/23/2019

last visited: never

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