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Image for FIRST - Geocache Siteview gallery

SESE32.3 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Geocache Site

in First of its Kind

The very first Geocache ever placed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Super_Nate

location: Oregon

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 8/19/2013

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SWSW33.6 km

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First of its KindFIRST - American Government on the Pacific Coast

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Champoeg Oregon, May 2nd, 1843 a vote was held at this spot to form the first provisional government in the far west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/1/2006

last visited: 9/11/2012

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SWSW55.8 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Mission to the Indians of the Willamette Valley

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Site of a historic Methodist mission established in 1843

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst locomotive in the Oregon Territory

in First of its Kind

This train operated in the Oregon Territory on the southern banks of the Columbia River between Bonneville and Cascade Locks between 1862 and 1863 and is now on display at Cascade Locks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/17/2008

last visited: 9/15/2012

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SWSW69.8 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Rev. Jason Lee, Oregon

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Rev. Jason Lee (1803-1845) was the FIRST missionary in Oregon and a colonizer from 1834-1843

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 9/23/2012

last visited: 7/24/2020

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SWSW69.8 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Dr. John McLoughlin, Oregon

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Dr. John McLoughlin (1784-1857) was the FIRST to govern the Oregon Country from 1824-1843.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/18/2007

last visited: 7/24/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Medical School in the Pacific Northwest

in First of its Kind

In 1867 Willamette University founded the first Medical School in the Pacific Northwest—the third such college west of St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/19/2007

last visited: 9/24/2012

Image for FIRST - Road Built Over Cascade Range (Barlow Road), Oregonview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Road Built Over Cascade Range (Barlow Road), Oregon

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The first road over the Cascade Range was built in 1845-1846 by Samuel K. Barlow and Joel Palmer and later Philip Foster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/11/2007

last visited: 7/14/2009

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First of its KindNeal Creek Sawmill - Hood River, OR

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This location on Neal Creek is the site of the first sawmill in the Hood River valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Burial in Locke Pioneer Cemetery - Corvallis, ORview gallery

SWSW108.5 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial in Locke Pioneer Cemetery - Corvallis, OR

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Locke Pioneer Cemetery was established in 1846. The first burial of Mrs. Anna Hughart was also the first immigrant to die in Benton County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/11/2018

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Community Antenna Television Installation, Astoria, Oregonview gallery

NWNW115.2 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Community Antenna Television Installation, Astoria, Oregon

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Site of the FIRST community antenna television installation in the United States. Completed February, 1949. Astoria, Oregon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/18/2006

last visited: 9/21/2012

Image for FIRST - Astoria, the OLDEST U.S. Settlement West of the Rocky Mountains, Oregonview gallery

NWNW115.2 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Astoria, the OLDEST U.S. Settlement West of the Rocky Mountains, Oregon

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Founded in 1811, Astoria, Oregon is the OLDEST U.S. settlement west of the Rocky Mountains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/20/2006

last visited: 4/27/2019

Image for FIRST - U. S. Customhouse, Astoria, Oregonview gallery

NWNW115.4 km

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First of its KindFIRST - U. S. Customhouse, Astoria, Oregon

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The FIRST U.S. Customhouse built west of the Rocky Mountains at Astoria, Oregon in 1852.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/18/2006

last visited: 12/17/2006

Image for FIRST - Woman to Graduate from Oregon State University - Corvallis, ORview gallery

SWSW115.7 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Woman to Graduate from Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

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This bronze statue depicts Alice E. Biddle who was the first woman to graduate from what is now Oregon State University in 1870.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/24/2012

last visited: 11/26/2017

Image for FIRST - Electric Generating Station - Astoria, Oregonview gallery

NWNW117.5 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Electric Generating Station - Astoria, Oregon

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Plaque along Hwy 30 in Astoria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/24/2006

last visited: 12/24/2006

Image for FIRST - Fort, School, & Gov. Post Office - Willapa Valley, Washingtonview gallery

NWNW146.9 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Fort, School, & Gov. Post Office - Willapa Valley, Washington

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Stone near the Willy Keil History Sign on Hwy 6

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Washington

date approved: 11/20/2006

last visited: 7/28/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Jail in Junction City, OR

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A preserved and relocated jail sits behind the Pitney House Museum and is Junction City's first jail, built in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/28/2018

last visited: never

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