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First of its KindFIRST - North American Urban Wind Turbine

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A first for wind power

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/27/2012

last visited: 12/2/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Toronto's First Chinatown

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A plaque describing Toronto's FIRST Chinatown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member northernpenguin

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/20/2009

last visited: 7/17/2018

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First of its KindFIRST University in Ontario - King's College, Toronto , Ontario

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An Ontario plaque on the grounds of King's College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/30/2011

last visited: 2/1/2019

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First of its KindFirst Postage Stamp of Canada

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A plaque commemorating the publication of Canada's first postage stamp, the 3 Pence Beaver.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member entogeek

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/30/2010

last visited: 12/13/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Site of Toronto's First Moving Picture Show - Toronto, ON

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Toronto's first moving picture show was shown at this location in 1896.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ras258

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/27/2011

last visited: 8/21/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - External Cardiac Pacemaker - Toronto, ON

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We take pacemakers for granted now but not too long ago they could only be imagined.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ras258

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/21/2011

last visited: 11/20/2016

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First of its KindFIRST Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada

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This statue of Lieutenant-Colonel John Graves Simcoe stands on the grounds of King's College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/30/2011

last visited: 8/21/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - First Evangelical Lutheran Church - Toronto, ON

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The First Evangelical Lutheran Church has been on this site for over 160 years and is still going strong. It is the home of the oldest Lutheran congregation in Toronto.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ras258

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/28/2011

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Director of the Royal Ontario Museum of Palaeontology - Toronto, Ontario

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William Arthur Parks was the first Director of the Royal Ontario Museum of Palaeontology.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: 10/19/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Professional Baseball Stadium in Toronto

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A sign describing the first professional baseball stadium in Toronto

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Building in Scarborough

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Naturally, the first structure in a community would be built by the land surveyor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member northernpenguin

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/24/2008

last visited: 5/10/2013

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First of its KindFIRST - Canadian Astronaut To Walk In Space

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Plaque dedicated to a man of many firsts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Robertson Drive Screw, P.L. Robertson Manufacturing Co. -- Milton, ON CAN

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This Ontario Provincial plaque preserves the history of the P. L. Robertson Manufacturing Co. in Milton, a pioneering maker of safety screws

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/13/2017

last visited: 8/13/2017

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First of its KindFirst Women Rowers in Royal Canadian Henly Regatta

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This monument is to commemorate the first women rowers who competed in the Royal Canadian Henly Regatta, held on the Henly rowing course in 1948. There is also a sister stone attached listing thier names.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DyverDown

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/21/2008

last visited: 2/23/2013

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First of its KindFIRST - Government House at Carrying Place

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A heritage plaque that details the reasons for the construction of the first government house at Carrying Place. This site was built by Cecord in response to fears of attack from the American forces. Fears were soon realised....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/14/2009

last visited: 3/8/2013

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First of its KindFIRST - Freeway in Canada

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Canada's first freeway, a national engineering landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/2/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Newspaper In Ontario Canada

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First newspaper published in Upper Canada (Ontario)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Beagle-1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/21/2008

last visited: 8/10/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada

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Located in a park at the main intersection of Niagara-on-the-Lake is a statue and plaque to the FIRST Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/21/2006

last visited: 8/10/2018

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First of its KindFirst of its kind - Scout Jamboree Outside of Europe

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The eighth scout jamboree was held at the site of Butler's Barracks in Niagara-on-the-Lake National Historic Site. It was the first time that this event was ever held outside of Europe, and was attended by scouts from 71 countries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/20/2009

last visited: 8/11/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - John Graves Simcoe, First Governor of Upper Canada

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Large dedication to John Graves Simcoe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/13/2007

last visited: 9/26/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Electric Railway in Canada designed exclusively for inter-urban transport

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Little would you know... Beamsville was a FIRST in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/10/2006

last visited: 8/21/2008

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First of its KindFIRST - Canadian Aviation Firsts

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A plaque describing the accomplishments of Hamilton's first airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/7/2011

last visited: 3/22/2013

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First of its KindFIRST - Women's Institute

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The First Women's Institute can be found here at Erland Lee Museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/14/2012

last visited: 5/17/2019

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First of its KindFirst Mennonite Meetinghouse in Canada

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Site of the first Mennonite Meetinghouse in Canada, currently there is a monument and nearby a church aptly named "The First Mennonite Church"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DyverDown

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/30/2008

last visited: 4/12/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Tim Horton's

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Doughnuts! Canadians are known for their love of doughnuts, and this is the location where the whole chain started!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/11/2006

last visited: 7/31/2018

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