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First of its KindFIRST - Roman Catholic Parish Church in the Niagara Peninsula

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Located in the center of downtown St. Catharines, Ontario was built a wooden church. And from humble beginnings grew to the site we have today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/27/2006

last visited: 6/27/2006

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First of its KindFirst of its Kind - "Montebello Park", First park in St. Catharines.

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Montebello Park translates to "Beautiful Mountain" which is an odd name for this flat park. It was designed by Fredrick Olmstead and construction completed in 1887. Today is in the center of the city, just a short walk from the downtown core.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: 10/21/2010

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First of its KindFIRST - The Mansion House - First Tavern in St. Catharines & Oldest Continually Licenced Bar in Canada

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Built during the reign of King George the Third (circa 1806), this Tavern is the First in St. Catharines and more importantly is the oldest continually licensed Tavern in all of Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/6/2006

last visited: 7/6/2006

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First of its KindFIRST - Talking Film shown in Niagara Falls

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At this location once stood the Queen Theater. Renamed the Capitol years later it was here where the first "talking" film was shown in Niagara Falls. The theater closed in 1958 and then torn down in 1964.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 4/14/2015

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First of its KindFirst Santa Claus School

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Charles W. Howard, who became one of Santa's best known helpers during the 1950's and 60's, founded the first Santa school here in Albion.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member davmllr

location: New York

date approved: 3/4/2008

last visited: 11/21/2013

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First of its KindFIRST - Santa Claus School - Albion, NY

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First Santa Claus training school opens in Albion, NY. The marker can be found at 13849 Phipps Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: New York

date approved: 2/17/2010

last visited: 9/11/2015

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First of its KindFirst of its Kind - The First Railway in Upper Canada

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This cairn can be found close to the corner of Stanley and Morrison in Niagara Falls. There is a large park with several baseball diamonds but the cairn is accessible from outside the park. It commemorates the railway that when along this road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2010

last visited: 4/15/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - FRANCISCAN FRIAR AT NIAGRA FRONTIER

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FIRST FRANCISCAN FRIAR TO PREACH THE GOSPEL ON THE NIAGRA FRONTIER

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1

location: New York

date approved: 11/18/2006

last visited: 5/25/2018

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First of its KindOLDEST - State Park in the U.S.A. - Niagara Falls, NY

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Niagara Falls State Park, formerly Niagara Reservation State Park, is the oldest state park in the United States, established in 1885.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 8/9/2007

last visited: 5/24/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - Hydroelectric Power System - Niagara Falls, ON, Canada

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A monument honoring Serbian-American inventor and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla who created the world's first hydroelectric power system at Niagara Falls is located in Victoria Park on the Niagara Parkway in Niagara Falls, ON, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/20/2017

last visited: 8/27/2018

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First of its KindFIRST Free School in Canada - Beaverdams

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A large white granite stone inscribed as Canada's first Free School. This monument stands along the roadside, and the corner to the Beaverdams Church and graveyards.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/3/2011

last visited: 5/26/2010

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First of its KindFIRST Minister to Preach at Beaverdams - Rev. Egerton Ryerson

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An Ontario Provincial Plaque at Beaverdams Church celebrates the first person to preach in the newly constructed church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/3/2011

last visited: 5/26/2010

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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 - 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 HYDRO-ELECTRIC PLANT ~ Orillia, Ontario CANADA

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This plaque is located in front and at the right of the Opera House and next to the Farmers Market on West St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/3/2008

last visited: 3/14/2009

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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 Kind"COUNTY FOREST IN ONTARIO" - Ontario Canada

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This tract of land is located on Horseshoe Valley Road, between Highway 26 and Highway 400

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/3/2007

last visited: 7/26/2012

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First of its KindFIRST - Site of the first monthly meeting of the "Religious Society of Friends" in Canada

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Former location where the first monthly meeting of the "Religious Society of Friends" was to meet on second day of the tenth month in 1799.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/29/2008

last visited: 9/4/2009

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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 KindKente Portage - Oldest Road in Use in Ontario

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Oldest Continuously Used Road in Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/11/2012

last visited: never

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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 - 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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