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Image for FIRST - Round Trip Flight Across the English Channel - Marine Parade, Dover, Kent, UKview gallery

NWNW68.7 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Round Trip Flight Across the English Channel - Marine Parade, Dover, Kent, UK

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The statue, at this location, is of Charles Stewart Rolls of Rolls Royce fame. The plaque, on the pedestal of the statue, tells about this "First".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/17/2013

last visited: 7/22/2016

Image for First Cross Channel Aeroplane Flight Landing Place, Dover. Kent UKview gallery

NWNW69.2 km

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First of its KindFirst Cross Channel Aeroplane Flight Landing Place, Dover. Kent UK

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The landing place of the first ever aeroplane flight over the English Channel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dave-harris

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/30/2012

last visited: 3/28/2012

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NWNW69.4 km

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First of its KindFirst Aerial Bomb Dropped On The United Kingdom

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A Dover Society Blue Plaque can be found In Taswell Street, Dover, commemorating the spot where, on 24th December 1914, a German plane dropped the FIRST aerial bomb on the United Kingdom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/25/2012

last visited: 5/21/2014

Image for FIRST - Black Officer in the British Army - The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, UKview gallery

NWNW70.5 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Black Officer in the British Army - The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, UK

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This plaque is to the memory of Walter Tull who was the first black officer in the British Army. The plaque is attached to the bandstand on The Leas in Folkestone and overlooks the English Channel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/28/2014

last visited: 4/26/2017

Image for FIRST - Black Professional Outfield Footballer in Britain - The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, UKview gallery

NWNW70.5 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Black Professional Outfield Footballer in Britain - The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, UK

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This plaque is to the memory of Walter Tull who was the first black outfield professional footballer in Britain. The plaque is attached to the bandstand on The Leas in Folkestone and overlooks the English Channel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/26/2014

last visited: 4/26/2017

Image for Caesar's FIRST Invasion of Britain - Walmer, Kent, UK.view gallery

NWNW74.7 km

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First of its KindCaesar's FIRST Invasion of Britain - Walmer, Kent, UK.

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A large stone commemorating Caesar's FIRST invasion on August 26th 55BC at Walmer, Kent, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/1/2012

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Powered flight in England by a Briton - Leysdown-on-sea, Kentview gallery

NWNW108 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Powered flight in England by a Briton - Leysdown-on-sea, Kent

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In 1909, the first recognised flight by an Englishman, and the first circular mile in Britain were flown from Leysdown-on-sea, by J.T.C. Brabazon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/30/2018

last visited: never

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