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Image for FIRST - The Wilson family,  Oshawa's first pioneers, 1790view gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - The Wilson family, Oshawa's first pioneers, 1790

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A lone plaque detailing the family that first came to the Oshawa area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/30/2009

last visited: 3/31/2013

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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 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 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 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Hydraulic Lift Locks in North America

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The first hydraulic lift locks in North America, also home to several engineering FIRSTs as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member northernpenguin

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/18/2009

last visited: 8/1/2019

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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 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

Image for FIRST - John Graves Simcoe, First Governor of Upper Canadaview gallery

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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 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 Woman Police Magistrate in Canada, and in the British Empire

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Cookstown was home to Emily Murphy, the woman known as Janey Canuck, who served as Canada's first female Police Magistrate in the British Empire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Beagle-1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 2/9/2008

last visited: 6/9/2012

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First of its KindFIRST Publishing of The Colonial Advocate - Queenston, Ontario

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A post mounted Ontario Provincial Plaque beside the sidewalk, next to the former home of William Lyon MacKenzie.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/4/2011

last visited: 10/10/2016

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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

Image for Medina's FIRST clock, the "Monitor".view gallery

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First of its KindMedina's FIRST clock, the "Monitor".

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This historical marker is placed at the home of D.A.A. Buck in Medina, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member davmllr

location: New York

date approved: 2/21/2008

last visited: 9/2/2012

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First of its KindONLY Road Under the Erie Canal - Medina, NY.

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Culvert Road near Medina in Orleans County is the only place where a road goes UNDER the Erie Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: New York

date approved: 6/4/2011

last visited: 11/8/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - Anglican Church in Nassau (Niagara)

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Located at a small cemetary beside the Welland Canal, close to the Garden City Skyway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/15/2006

last visited: 1/28/2014

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First of its KindONLY Double Pallisaded Fort in NY State - Shelby, NY

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A post mounted NY Historical Plaque alongside the roadway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: New York

date approved: 6/4/2011

last visited: 8/19/2014

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First of its KindFirst Woman To Argue Before US Supreme Court

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An important leader in the women's equal rights movement, Belva Bennett Lockwood was born near here in a log cabin in 1830.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member davmllr

location: New York

date approved: 3/1/2008

last visited: never

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