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First of its KindFIRST - English Teacher in Japan - Toroda, WA

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Recognized as being the first English teacher in Japan, Ranald MacDonald lead an interesting, and sometimes exciting, life as sailor, gold miner, writer, explorer, and teacher.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/3/2016

last visited: never

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Recognized as the first English teacher in Japan, Ranald MacDonald lead an interesting, and sometimes exciting, life as sailor, gold miner, writer, explorer, and teacher.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 7/3/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Building in Republic, WA

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The small Ferry County Historical Center is one of two distinct entities within a historic home in Republic. On the grounds is this, the Kaufman Cabin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/6/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST-Metalliferous Miners' Union Hall in BC - Rossland, BC

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Rossland's Miners’ Union Hall is located at the west edge of the town at 1765 Columbia Avenue and was the first miners union hall in BC and is the last and only one in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: 1/9/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Non-native Settlement in Stevens County, WA

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This, the site of the original St. Paul's Mission, was established near the Fort Colville Hudson's Bay Trading Post in 1830. This was the first non-native settlement in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 3/5/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Minor Hockey Week in Canada

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Mounted on the west end of the Trail Memorial Centre, the home of the Smoke Eaters, are four large placards which relate the story of the Smokies and minor hockey in Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 3/20/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Use of Very Long Baseline Interferometry - Kaleden, BC

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The first ever experiments in the use of Very Long Baseline Interferometry to synthesize much larger instruments were conducted here and at the Algonquin Radio Observatory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 12/9/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Police Detachment in Castlegar, BC

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Adjacent to Castlegar's Railroad Museum is another museum, this one housed in the first building in Castlegar dedicated solely to police work.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/1/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Turbine in Operation on the Kootenay River

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This turbine runner is at an observation pullout at the Lower Bonnington Dam along Highway 3/6 at Bonnington Falls. From the pullout one may also view the dam and get a glimpse of the Upper Bonnington Dam, as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/14/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - School in Metaline Falls, WA

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posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 6/12/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Roman Catholic Church in the British Columbia Interior

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This little log chapel, built by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, was the first building to go up at Pandosy Mission. It was the first Roman Catholic church in the BC interior. It was restored in 1954, 96 years after its construction in 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST — Roman Catholic Mission in the Interior of British Columbia — Kelowna, BC

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Established in 1859 by Father Pandosy the Immaculate Conception Mission became the first Catholic mission in the Interior of the province.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2010

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST — Permanent Non-Native Settlement in the Okanagan Valley — Kelowna, BC

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With the arrival of the Oblate missionaries in 1859 and building here, the first European settlers had arrived in the Okanagan Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2010

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST — School in the Okanagan Valley — Kelowna, BC

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The Pandosy Mission is the location of the first school in the Okanagan Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2010

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST — Site of the Fruit and Vine Crops Grown in the Okanagan Valley — Kelowna, BC

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The Oblate missionaries at the Immaculate Conception Mission began growing fruit and vine crops in 1859. Today the Okanagan Valley is known for its fruit orchards and vineyards.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2010

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST — White Settlement in the Okanagan Valley— Kelowna, BC

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Father Pandosy started the first non-native settlement in the Okanagan Valley in 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2010

last visited: 10/24/2012

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First of its KindFIRST - Church, School and Lighted Building in Hedley, BC

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The Methodist Church was the first, and for many years the only, church built in the mining town of Hedley. Moreover, it housed the first school in Hedley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Carl's Jr. in Canada

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Each time we travel to Kelowna one of our mandatory stops is Carl's Jr., for Portobello Burgers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Schoolhouse in Inland Empire - Chewelah, WA

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This historical sign is at the northern edge of City Park in Chewelah, in the RV Park alongside the road that passes through.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/12/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Brick School in Vernon, BC

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When built in 1893 this school cost the city of Vernon the exorbitant amount of $5,000.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Bank of Montreal in British Columbia - New Denver, BC

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On the corner of Bellevue & 6th Avenues in downtown New Denver, this former Bank of Montreal is now the Silvery Slocan Museum and Visitor Information Centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/9/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Home and Post Office in Vernon, BC

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This little cabin was built by Luc Girouard, a Quebecer, in 1867. It was the first home and the first post office in the City of Vernon, then known as Priest's Valley. Luc lived in it until 1893, at which time he built a larger house nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/30/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Protestant church in the North Okanagan Valley

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This Anglican Church was built at Lansdowne, a community northeast of Armstrong, in 1885 and, with the coming of the S & O railroad to Armstrong, moved to Armstrong in 1891. It has been in continuous use ever since.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/28/2014

last visited: never

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