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Image for FIRST -- Permanent Settler of Atlantic City - Northfield, NJview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Permanent Settler of Atlantic City - Northfield, NJ

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Jeremiah Leeds is famous for being the first non-Indian to permanent settler of Atlantic City, NJ. An historic marker at this very unusual roadside grave attraction tells the tale of this historic first.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/4/2010

last visited: never

Image for FIRST -- NBA Player to Score a Three Point Field Goal - Atlantic City, NJview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- NBA Player to Score a Three Point Field Goal - Atlantic City, NJ

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One of many state markers in Atlantic City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/18/2019

last visited: 4/18/2019

Image for FIRST -- Railroad Line in Atlantic City - Atlantic City, NJview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Railroad Line in Atlantic City - Atlantic City, NJ

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A historical marker in downtown Atlantic City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/21/2019

last visited: 5/21/2019

Image for FIRST -- Train in Atlantic City - Atlantic City, NJview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Train in Atlantic City - Atlantic City, NJ

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A historical marker in downtown Atlantic City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/21/2019

last visited: 5/21/2019

Image for FIRST Legal Slot Machine - Atlantic City, NJview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST Legal Slot Machine - Atlantic City, NJ

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First legal slot machine in the State of New Jersey, located in the boardwalk entrance to Resorts International.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/30/2019

last visited: never

Image for FIRST -- Grand Army Of the Republic National Encampment in New Jersey - Atlantic City, NJview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Grand Army Of the Republic National Encampment in New Jersey - Atlantic City, NJ

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This first is located at the Absecon lighthouse in Atlantic City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/18/2011

last visited: 2/28/2018

Image for FIRST -- State Owned Forest - Tuckerton, NJview gallery

NENE37.8 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- State Owned Forest - Tuckerton, NJ

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Bass River became the first State Forest with the purchase of 597 acres in Nov. 1905 under Governor Edward Stokes program to to acquire and restore depleted woodlands. From 1933-1942 hundreds of men from CCC Companies 225 & 2201 were stationed here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/26/2009

last visited: 8/30/2010

Image for OLDEST - Church in South Jersey -- Cohansey Baptist Church - Roadstown, NJview gallery

WW63.1 km

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First of its KindOLDEST - Church in South Jersey -- Cohansey Baptist Church - Roadstown, NJ

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The oldest active church in South Jersey, with the exception of the Quakers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 9/5/2010

Image for First Tavern and Courts in Cumberland County, NJview gallery

WW64.7 km

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First of its KindFirst Tavern and Courts in Cumberland County, NJ

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The Old Stone Tavern in Greenwich, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/5/2010

last visited: 8/29/2011

Image for First Educational Building in Cumberland County, NJview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Educational Building in Cumberland County, NJ

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Little Stone School (1 room) in Greenwich, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/5/2010

last visited: 4/9/2006

Image for First - Manned Flight in America & First Airmail - Woodbury, NJview gallery

NWNW73.1 km

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First of its KindFirst - Manned Flight in America & First Airmail - Woodbury, NJ

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Wow, I didn't know that was here!!!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/17/2009

last visited: 1/1/2009

Image for First Fire House in Woodstown, NJ (site)view gallery

NWNW73.5 km

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First of its KindFirst Fire House in Woodstown, NJ (site)

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Fire Ring marking the site of the first fire house in Woodstown, NJ

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/5/2010

last visited: 8/9/2015

Image for FIRST -- State Historic Site - Haddonfield, NJview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- State Historic Site - Haddonfield, NJ

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Indian King Tavern is NJ's most historic buildings, named for the local Lenape Indians. It is an example of 18th-century colonial tavern architecture as well as where NJ was legally created. In 1903, the facility became NJ's first historic site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 2/26/2010

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Public School - Haddonfield, NJview gallery

NWNW75.6 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Public School - Haddonfield, NJ

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On July 7th, 1855, the Old Grove School became the first public school in Haddonfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/11/2010

last visited: never

Image for FIRST --  Set of Dinosaur Bones Discovered - Haddonfield, NJview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Set of Dinosaur Bones Discovered - Haddonfield, NJ

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Hadrosaurus Foulkii Leidy Site in Haddonfield, New Jersey is where the first relatively complete set of dinosaur bones were discovered in 1838, and then fully excavated by William Parker Foulke in 1858. The species was later named Hadrosaurus by Joseph Leidy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/13/2007

last visited: 8/8/2008

Image for FIRST -- High-Bypass Turbofan Engine - Dover, DEview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- High-Bypass Turbofan Engine - Dover, DE

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This is located inside the DAFB museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: 7/28/2011

Image for FIRST Swedish Church In New Jersey - Swedesboro, New Jerseyview gallery

NWNW78.1 km

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First of its KindFIRST Swedish Church In New Jersey - Swedesboro, New Jersey

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Marker for the location of the first Swedish church in New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/4/2008

last visited: 5/5/2009

Image for FIRST --  Mechanical Equipment - Merchantville, NJview gallery

NWNW81.1 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mechanical Equipment - Merchantville, NJ

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There is a "first sign" under the porch and attached to the wall of Aunt Charlotte's Candies. The marker is attractive, colorful and written in script. The first mechanical equipment used by this historic company was a cooker, of all things.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: never

Image for FIRST -- Freemason Resident in America - Westampton, NJview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST -- Freemason Resident in America - Westampton, NJ

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To the rear of one of the original farmsteads in New Jersey, Peachfield Plantation, is a marker which narrates the biography of America's first Freemason and land owner of West Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/9/2011

last visited: 11/29/2013

Image for FIRST -- City Hall & Court House - Camden, NJview gallery

NWNW83.7 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- City Hall & Court House - Camden, NJ

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The early 19th century (1829) saw this site hold the first city hall and court house. Later, at the turn of the next century, this site was rebuilt and became South Jersey Gas & Electric & finally this century, this building became a library.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/23/2009

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Shot Tower in the United States - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW83.8 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Shot Tower in the United States - Philadelphia, PA

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First in the nation, this shot tower was built in 1808 by Thomas Sparks and John Bishop to make hunting shot. There is a blue historic sign at outer perimeter of this building which tells the story and confirms the "first" status of this landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/10/2009

last visited: 8/29/2014

Image for First Mayor of Philadelphia after the Revolution -- Samuel Powelview gallery

NWNW85 km

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First of its KindFirst Mayor of Philadelphia after the Revolution -- Samuel Powel

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The Georgian Colnial home of Samuel Powel, known as the "Patriot Mayor." He was the LAST Mayor of Philadephia under British rule, and the FIRST Mayor of Philadelphia after end of the Revolution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/28/2012

last visited: 9/1/2012

Image for FIRST -- Hospital in the United States - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW85.3 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- Hospital in the United States - Philadelphia, PA

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Pennsylvania Hospital is a hospital in Center City, Philadelphia currently affiliated with the University of PA Health System ("Penn Health System"). Founded in 1751 by Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Thomas Bond, it was the first hospital in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/16/2007

last visited: 7/27/2017

Image for First - Learned Society in America - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW85.3 km

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First of its KindFirst - Learned Society in America - Philadelphia, PA

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The first Learned Society...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/13/2009

last visited: 7/27/2017

Image for FIRST -- Commodities Exchange in the United States - Philadelphia, PAview gallery

NWNW85.5 km

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First of its KindFIRST -- Commodities Exchange in the United States - Philadelphia, PA

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Celebrating more than 100 years as a center for commerce and trade, The Bourse is now one of Philadelphia’s leading commercial complexes, home to 24 retail and food service stores and more than 50 businesses. Listed on the NRHP.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/7/2011

last visited: 7/27/2017

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