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First of its KindFIRST - Public Television Station - Pittsburgh, PA

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Pittsburgh is the birthplace of public television. A Pennsylvania Historic Marker can be found outside the studios.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 8/4/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - Polio Vaccine in the World - Pittsburgh, PA

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The work of Dr. Jonas Salk at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is memorialized by this Pennsylvania Historic Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 3/12/2010

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First of its KindFIRST - Drive-in Filling Station - Pittsburgh, PA

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Remember, the FIRST oil boom was in Western Pennsylvania. It's only fitting that we had the FIRST Gas Station, too! A Pennsylvania Historic Marker memorializes this spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 11/5/2006

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First of its KindFIRST - National Black Opera Company - Pittsburgh, PA

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It looks like a haunted house, but this was once an important music school in a vibrant, predominantly African-American neighborhood called Homewood. Opera came from here, not just jazz!

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/12/2006

last visited: 11/12/2006

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First of its KindFIRST -- Newspaper in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

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The childhood home of Jane Grey Swisshelm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/15/2018

last visited: 1/15/2018

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First of its KindFIRST -- Air Foundry in Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

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One of many state markers in downtown Pittsburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: 11/28/2017

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First of its KindFIRST -- Locomotive Steam Engine Made West of the Alleghenies - Pittsburgh, PA

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One of many state markers in downtown Pittsburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: 11/28/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Sisters of Mercy Convent in the U.S. - Pittsburgh, PA

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I never knew that the Sisters of Mercy got their start here in Pittsburgh until I stumbled across this Pennsylvania Historic Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/8/2006

last visited: 9/12/2009

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First of its KindFIRST -- Home of the University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

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A plaque at on the ground floor of a parking garage in downtown Pittsburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: 11/28/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - U.S. Plate Glass Maker - Pittsburgh, PA

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Glassmaking is another business that made Southwest Pennsylvania an early industrial powerhouse. This Pennsylvania Historic Marker stands outside the headquarters of PPG Industries, originally Pittsburgh Plate Glass.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/5/2006

last visited: 8/20/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Newspaper West of the Alleghenies - Pittsburgh, PA

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The Pittsburgh Gazette's original printing location is memorialized by this Pennsylvania Historic Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 1/17/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - Successful Blast Furnace in Pittsburgh, PA

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Pittsburgh was FIRST in Steel, and this FIRST blast furnace is an important relic from our industrial past. A Pennsylvania Historic Marker memorializes the Clinton Blast Furnace.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 7/22/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Commercial Radio Station, Pittsburgh, PA

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Pioneering Radio Station KDKA is memorialized by this Pennsylvania Historic Marker outside its studios in Gateway Center, downtown Pittsburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 4/7/2019

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The FIRST meeting of the Congress of Industrial Organizations is remembered by this Pennsylvania Historic Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 11/4/2006

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mining of Pittsburgh Coal - Pittsburgh, PA

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A state marker at an overlook of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/28/2017

last visited: 9/30/2018

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The first time someone was paid for playing football is memorialized by this Pennsylvania Historic Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 6/9/2019

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First of its KindFIRST - Lock & Dam on the Ohio River - Pittsburgh, PA

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The FIRST of many locks and dams to make the Ohio River into a "water highway" is here in Pittsburgh. It also featured the world's FIRST rolling lock gate. These FIRSTS are memorialized by a Pennsylvania Historic Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 5/19/2007

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First of its KindFIRST: Organized Town In Ohio Valley - West Liberty, West Virginia

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Marker giving brief history of West Liberty, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/11/2014

last visited: 2/13/2018

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First of its KindWashington's First Battle - Farmington, PA

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Site of George Washington's first battle is located on US 40 just outside the entrance to Fort Necessity National Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/31/2009

last visited: 7/21/2003

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First of its KindFIRST - Hospital in the State - Wheeling, WV

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This marker on Route 2 in the north of Wheeling, West Virginia, marks the location of the oldest hospital in the state, chartered in 1850, and located here in 1856.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2009

last visited: 2/13/2018

Image for FIRST: Capitol of West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginiaview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST: Capitol of West Virginia - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Marker on building which served as West Virginia's first capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST: American Legion Post - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Location where the organization which became the first American Legion Post was organized in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/28/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Coast to Coast Highway - Lisbon, OH

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This marker in the town square of Lisbon, Ohio, commemorates the first coast-to-coast highway in the U.S., sometimes known as the Lincoln Highway, the Father Road or U.S. Route 30. It was completed in 1913.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 1/3/2009

last visited: 12/29/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Person legally hanged in Belmont County, Ohio

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This is a small plaque marking where Louiza Fox's body was found. She was murdered by Thomas Carr, who, as a result, was the first person legally hanged in Belmont County, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mr. 0

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/19/2007

last visited: 3/18/2018

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First of its KindParachute inventor - Greenville, PA

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First parachute invented in the Greenville PA area by Stefan Banic.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member scornell1

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/1/2009

last visited: 8/16/2014

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