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Image for FIRST - Nation's First Watershed Projectview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Nation's First Watershed Project

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Nation's First Watershed Project Historical Marker on Hwy 14 1/2 mile west of Coon Valley, Wisconsin

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: 7/15/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - State to use highway numbering system

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In 1917 Wisconsin became the first state to set up a numbering system for its highways.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 8/31/2016

Image for Sparta's FIRST building devoted entirely to a social organizationview gallery

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First of its KindSparta's FIRST building devoted entirely to a social organization

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Sparta's first building devoted entirely to a social organization: The Masonic Lodge building at 200 West Main Street in Sparta, Wisconsin

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 8/18/2016

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First of its KindFIRST - permanent sawmill and settlement on Black River

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In 1839 Jacob Spaulding founded Black River Falls by erecting the first permanent sawmill and settlement on the Black River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 8/8/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Viroqua's First Settler

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Viroqua's First Settler Historical Marker at 202 N. Main St in Viroqua, WI

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: 10/5/2016

Image for FIRST - Rail to trail designated Nat. Recreational Trailview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Rail to trail designated Nat. Recreational Trail

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The Elroy-Sparta rail-to-trail was the first trail of its kind in the United States to be designated a National Recreational Trail by the United States Department of Interior. The headquarters for the trail is here in Kendall, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 4/23/2007

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First of its KindFIRST - Cooperative Generating Station

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On March 12, 1938, the nation’s first cooperative generating station was ready for service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 11/11/2009

Image for FIRST - Wisconsin fighter pilot killed in action during the Korean Conflict.view gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Wisconsin fighter pilot killed in action during the Korean Conflict.

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Lt. Jerome A. Volk was killed on February 28, 1951 in the Korean conflict and became the first Wisconsin fighter pilot killed in action during the Korean conflict.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 9/20/2011

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First of its KindFIRST - Wisconsin farm with rural electrical power

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This farm was the first in Wisconsin to obtain central station electric power from a rural electric cooperative

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 8/7/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - Civil War Monument - Lancaster, WI

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The first Civil War Monument is located on the NE corner of the Grant County Courthouse at 126 Main St in Lancaster, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/25/2009

last visited: 10/11/2008

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First of its KindFirst Commercial Sawmill in Minnesota – Marine on St. Croix, MN

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There are two identical markers, one at the beginning and the other at the end of the historical trail that leads through the woods.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 6/18/2015

last visited: never

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