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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 - Seminary and Superintendent - Picton, Ontario

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The West Lake Boarding School housed the first seminary in Canada of the Society of Friends. This institution was opened as a girls' school in 1841. Thomas Clarke, a local Quaker, assisted by his wife, was the first Superintendent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/29/2021

last visited: 9/9/2021

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First of its KindFIRST - Permanent White Settlement - Adolphustown, Ontario

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On June 16, 1784, a party of some 250 United Empire Loyalists landed from bateaux near this site and established the first permanent white settlement in Adolphustown Township.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/10/2022

last visited: 8/27/2022

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First of its KindFIRST - Windmill in Upper Canada

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Plaque describing the first windmill of Upper Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2014

last visited: never

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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 - Production of Wood Pulp - Newburg, Ontario

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This plaque is in tribute to John Thomson who supervised Canada's first commercial production of wood pulp in Windsor Mills in 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/26/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Observatory - Kingston, Ontario

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The first optical astronomical observatory in the province, the Kingston Observatory, was established in 1855 after a solar eclipse aroused public interest in astronomical studies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Militia Garrison - Kingston, Ontario

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This plaque commemorates the services of the first permanent Militia Garrison of Kingston, assembled by Lieutenant-Colonel R.H. Bonnycastle to defend this city during the Upper Canadian Rebellion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/10/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Survey Marker Planted - Kingston, Ontario

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In September 1783, Deputy Surveyor-General John Collins was despatched to Cataraqui to lay out townships for loyalist settlers, and on 27 October 1783, the first survey marker was planted.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/25/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindSir John Alexander MacDonald - First Prime Minister of Canada

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Sir John A MacDonalds was the first Prime Minister of Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/6/2008

last visited: 12/30/2018

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First of its KindFIRST - of a series of private concerns ( Kingston Shipbuilding Company) - Kingston, Ontario

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Initially operated by the Department of Public Works as a repair facility for lake vessels, it was enlarged and leased in 1910 to the Kingston Shipbuilding Company, the first of a series of private concerns which operated the shipyard until 1968.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/29/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Resident Anglican Clergyman - The Rev. John Stuart 1740-1844

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The Rev. John Stuart became the first resident Anglican clergyman in what is now Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindTHE FIRST MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF UPPER CANADA - Kingston, Ontario

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At 310 King Street East between Brock and Clarence Streets

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member mTn_biKer65

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/17/2011

last visited: 3/18/2018

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First of its KindFirst Hockey Game - Kingston, Canada

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This game has its roots in Canada and is a reflection of our climate and history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Beagle-1

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/12/2008

last visited: 2/12/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Fur Trading Post - Kingston, Ontario

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Frontenac established a series of fortified fur-trading posts extending into the interior of North America, the first of which, Fort Frontenac, was constructed near here in 1673

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2021

last visited: 11/21/2021

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First of its KindFIRST Settler - 'Yankee Bill' Waters - Pultneyville, New York

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A pole mounted NY State Historical Plaque commemorating the First White Men and the FIRST Settler in the area, 'Yankee Bill' Waters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member model12

location: New York

date approved: 6/3/2011

last visited: 11/27/2012

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First of its KindFirst High School

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First high school in Webster

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChileHead

location: New York

date approved: 1/3/2009

last visited: never

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First of its KindKing's Landing

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First Rochester area cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChileHead

location: New York

date approved: 8/3/2009

last visited: 12/12/2014

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First of its KindFirst Log House

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First log house built here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChileHead

location: New York

date approved: 8/5/2009

last visited: 11/13/2017

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First of its KindFirst Permanent Artwalk Sculpture in Rochester, NY

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The first permanent sculpture to be installed along ARTwalk, Rochester.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 12/17/2011

last visited: never

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First of its KindStone-Tolan House - Rochester, NY

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First homestead in the county? Built in 1792.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 12/20/2011

last visited: never

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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 KindRochester, NY - First Park

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Highland Park was the first park in Rochester, NY, established in 1888.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly

location: New York

date approved: 3/17/2008

last visited: 5/12/2014

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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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