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Image for First Naval Wireless Station on the Pacific Coastview gallery

NN9.8 km

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First of its KindFirst Naval Wireless Station on the Pacific Coast

in First of its Kind

The first naval wireless station on the Pacific Coast was erected in 1904.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Naval inter-denomination chapel in service - Vallejo, CAview gallery

NN10.6 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Naval inter-denomination chapel in service - Vallejo, CA

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A small, cute, chapel in Vallejo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/25/2013

last visited: 1/29/2016

Image for FIRST - Fireproof building in Contra Costa County - Port Costa, CAview gallery

NENE11.7 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Fireproof building in Contra Costa County - Port Costa, CA

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This building that houses the community's post office was the county's first fireproof building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/24/2009

last visited: 6/24/2009

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NN12.4 km

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First of its KindFirst U.S. Naval Station in the Pacific

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Mare Island Navy Yard was established September 16, 1854 as the first U.S. Naval Station in the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for First US Navy Shipyard in the Pacificview gallery

NN12.4 km

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First of its KindFirst US Navy Shipyard in the Pacific

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Mare Island had the Navy's first shipyard in the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for First US Navy Ammunition Depot in the Pacificview gallery

NN12.4 km

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First of its KindFirst US Navy Ammunition Depot in the Pacific

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Mare Island had the Navy's first ammunition depot in the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for First US Navy Hospital in the Pacificview gallery

NN12.4 km

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First of its KindFirst US Navy Hospital in the Pacific

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Mare Island had the Navy's first hospital in the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for First US Navy Marine Barracks in the Pacificview gallery

NN12.4 km

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First of its KindFirst US Navy Marine Barracks in the Pacific

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Mare Island had the Navy's first Marine barracks in the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for First US Navy Cemetery in the Pacificview gallery

NN12.4 km

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First of its KindFirst US Navy Cemetery in the Pacific

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Mare Island had the Navy's first cemetery in the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for First US Navy Chapel in the Pacificview gallery

NN12.4 km

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First of its KindFirst US Navy Chapel in the Pacific

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Mare Island had the Navy's first chapel in the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for First US Navy Radio Station in the Pacificview gallery

NN12.4 km

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First of its KindFirst US Navy Radio Station in the Pacific

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Mare Island had the Navy's first radio station in the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Location of Peet's Coffee and Tea - Berkeley, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Location of Peet's Coffee and Tea - Berkeley, CA

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A Berkeley Historical Plaque marking the site of the first Peet's Coffee and Tea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/25/2010

last visited: 12/16/2012

Image for FIRST - Masonic Temple in California - Benicia, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Masonic Temple in California - Benicia, CA

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California's first masonic lodge. This building was built in 1850 in Benicia, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/15/2010

last visited: 4/21/2010

Image for Site of the First Protestant Church in California  - Benicia, CAview gallery

NENE14.2 km

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First of its KindSite of the First Protestant Church in California - Benicia, CA

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A plaque in City Park in Benicia, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/25/2013

last visited: never

Image for First - 37-inch Cyclotron, Berkeley, CAview gallery

SS14.6 km

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First of its KindFirst - 37-inch Cyclotron, Berkeley, CA

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One Big Magnet!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BackPak

location: California

date approved: 11/26/2008

last visited: 6/1/2017

Image for First - Modern Hotel in Martinez - Martinez, CAview gallery

EE14.6 km

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First of its KindFirst - Modern Hotel in Martinez - Martinez, CA

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A plaque about the location of the first modern hotel in Martinez.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/8/2011

last visited: 4/26/2017

Image for FIRST - Martini - Martinez, CAview gallery

EE14.8 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Martini - Martinez, CA

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A plaque about the first martini.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/29/2011

last visited: 6/1/2017

Image for FIRST - Home of the California Academy of Arts and Crafts - Berkeley, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Home of the California Academy of Arts and Crafts - Berkeley, CA

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The Studio Building was home to the first home of the California Academy of Arts and Crafts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/18/2009

last visited: 11/19/2009

Image for FIRST - Key Route Electric Train - Oakland, CAview gallery

SS20.1 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Key Route Electric Train - Oakland, CA

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A plaque about the first key route electric train in Oakland, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/26/2010

last visited: 1/28/2010

Image for FIRST - Saw mill in San Francisco Bay Region  - Mill Valley, CAview gallery

SWSW21.7 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Saw mill in San Francisco Bay Region - Mill Valley, CA

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Plaque for the first saw mill in Marin County and the San Francisco region.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 5/7/2008

last visited: 10/17/2009

Image for FIRST - OFFICIAL Wildlife Refuge in the United Statesview gallery

SS22.2 km

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First of its KindFIRST - OFFICIAL Wildlife Refuge in the United States

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The Lake Merritt Bird Refuge was the first in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 9/19/2007

last visited: 12/13/2011

Image for FIRST- Wharf authorized by the town of Oakland, CAview gallery

SS23.2 km

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First of its KindFIRST- Wharf authorized by the town of Oakland, CA

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Site of the first wharf authorized in Oakland. It was authorized in 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 1/16/2008

last visited: 9/27/2015

Image for First - Site of the first African American Baptist church west of the Rocky Mountains - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS24 km

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First of its KindFirst - Site of the first African American Baptist church west of the Rocky Mountains - San Francisco, CA

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Site of the first African American Baptist church west of the Rocky Mountains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/3/2009

last visited: 2/5/2009

Image for FIRST - Irish coffee made in the USA - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW24 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Irish coffee made in the USA - San Francisco, CA

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The first Irish coffee was made at The Buena Vista Cafe in San Francisco, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 2/4/2008

last visited: 5/30/2016

Image for FIRST - operational all-electronic "television system - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SS24.1 km

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First of its KindFIRST - operational all-electronic "television system - San Francisco, CA

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Site of the invention of the first operational all electronic "television system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/24/2009

last visited: 2/17/2019

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