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First of its KindFIRST: Powered, Controlled Flight In Washington - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving information about powered controlled flight in Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/22/2013

last visited: 10/13/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Public Park in the Pacific Northwest, Esther Short Park, Vancouver, Washington

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Esther Short Park in Vancouver, Washington was established in 1853, and is the oldest public park in the Pacific Northwest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 10/21/2007

last visited: 11/1/2020

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First of its KindFIRST: Japanese on North American Continent - Vancouver, Washington

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Monument at Vancouver National Historic site placed by the Hyogo Rover Boy Scout Troop commemorating the first Japanese on the North American continent.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/12/2013

last visited: 10/9/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Fort Vancouver, Vancouver, Washington

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In 1824, the Hudson's Bay Company chose this place as the site for a new fort which they named Vancouver in honor of the British explorer, George Vancouver. Little is known of this FIRST fort as it moved early in 1829 to its now well-known location one mile west of this place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 5/4/2006

last visited: 12/26/2013

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First of its KindFIRST: U.S. President To Visit West Coast While In Office - Vancouver, Washington

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Historical marker noting President Rutherford B. Hayes visit to the west coast while serving as president.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/10/2013

last visited: 10/9/2020

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First of its KindFIRST: U.S. Citizen Born In Vancouver - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker noting the birth of the first U.S. citizen in Vancouver, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/9/2013

last visited: 10/9/2020

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First of its KindOLDEST: Washington Settlement - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker noting that Vancouver is the oldest settlement in Washington state.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/9/2013

last visited: 10/9/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - downtown expresso shop, Java House,Vancouver, Washington

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Vancouver’s FIRST downtown espresso shop, Java House, opened 15 years ago in an old Ford automobile dealership showroom at the corner of Columbia and Evergreen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 5/5/2006

last visited: 1/27/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - U.S. Military Post in Washington - Vancouver, Washington

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Monument honoring early events in Washington history in Vancouver, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 9/30/2013

last visited: 10/13/2020

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First of its KindFIRST: Military Post in Oregon Territory - Vancouver, Washington

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Marker giving history of the first arrival of the U.S. military in the Vancouver area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Washington

date approved: 10/9/2013

last visited: 10/13/2013

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First of its KindFIRST - Bishop of Nesqually, Oregon Territory, Rt. Rev. A.M.A. Blanchet

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The FIRST Bishop of Nesqually was Rt. Rev A.M.A. Blanchet (1797-1887).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 5/5/2006

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Saint James Church Bell cast in 1854, Vancouver, Washington Territory

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Original (belonging to the beginning; FIRST; earliest) Saint James Bell cast in 1854 and rung in the Cathedrals of Nisqually Diocese.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Deans of Clark College, Robert T. Oliver and Lewis D. Cannell, Vancouver, Washingtonview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Deans of Clark College, Robert T. Oliver and Lewis D. Cannell, Vancouver, Washington

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The FIRST Deans of Clark College, Vancouver, Washington, were Robert T. Oliver and Lewis D. Cannell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 5/4/2006

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Clark County's Oldest Established Cemetery, Vancouver, Washington

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Fisher's Cemetery is the oldest established cemetery in Clark County dating to 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 10/9/2006

last visited: 1/4/2021

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First of its KindFIRST - Town Incorporated West of Missouri River - Oregon City, Oregon

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Marker with several firsts on the grounds of the Clackamas County Courthouse in Oregon City, Oregon.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/29/2009

last visited: 3/26/2016

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First of its KindSite of FIRST - Territorial Statehouse of Oregon Territory - Oregon City, Oregon

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Site now occupied by an office building which was the location of the first capitol of the Oregon Territory in Oregon City, Oregon.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/30/2009

last visited: 3/4/2014

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First of its KindFIRST – Paper Mill in the Pacific Northwest - West Linn, Oregon

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Willamette Falls furnished the power for the FIRST paper mill in the Pacific Northwest in 1867.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/5/2007

last visited: 6/29/2014

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First of its KindFIRST – Long Distance Commercial Electric Power Transmission in the United States - West Linn, Oregon

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Willamette Falls was the site of the FIRST long distance commercial electric power transmission in the United States to the City Of Portland in 1889.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/5/2007

last visited: 6/29/2014

Image for FIRST – vessel to navigate up the west end of Willamette Falls, Steamer Maria Wilkins, West Linn, Oregonview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST – vessel to navigate up the west end of Willamette Falls, Steamer Maria Wilkins, West Linn, Oregon

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Willamette Falls Locks – still in use below this point – were opened on New Years Day, 1873, when the Steamer Maria Wilkins became the FIRST vessel to navigate up the west end of Willamette Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/5/2007

last visited: 6/29/2014

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First of its KindFIRST – Provisional Governor of the Oregon County, George Abernethy

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From 1845 to 1849, George Abernethy was the FIRST provisional governor of the Oregon Country, which extended from the Pacific Ocean to the Rocky Mountains and from California to the northern British Columbia. He served two terms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/5/2007

last visited: 6/29/2014

Image for FIRST – incorporated U.S. city west of the Rocky Mountains, Oregon City, Oregon.view gallery

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First of its KindFIRST – incorporated U.S. city west of the Rocky Mountains, Oregon City, Oregon.

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Oregon City was the FIRST incorporated U.S. city west of the Rocky Mountains (1844), Provisional and Territorial Capital (1843-52), and the continuous seat of government for Clackamas County since 1843.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/5/2007

last visited: 6/29/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Provisional Legislature of Oregon Country - Oregon City, Oregon

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Historical marker at a roadside view point of the Willamette Fall in Oregon City giving a brief history of the town and some of its firsts.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/31/2009

last visited: 9/26/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Paper Mill In Pacific Northwest - Oregon City, Oregon

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Historical marker at a roadside view point of the Willamette Fall in Oregon City giving a brief history of the town and some of its firsts.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Oregon

date approved: 3/31/2009

last visited: 9/26/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - white men to see the snow clad peak...Mt. Hood, Oregon

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On October 30, 1792...the boat crew from the HMS Chatham (Vancouver’s voyage) were the first white men to sight the snow clad peak which Lt. Wm R. Broughton named Mt. Hood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/16/2006

last visited: 2/15/2009

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First of its KindFIRST - School in Camas WA USA

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The first school in Camas WA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rambles

location: Washington

date approved: 7/30/2012

last visited: never

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