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First of its KindFIRST - Resident Pastor, Church

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One of the starting points for the heavy German migration into Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/26/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Scottish settlers to arrive in Cape Breton - Sydney, Nova Scotia

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On 3 August 1802, 415 Scottish settlers arrived in Sydney Harbour aboard the 245 ton ship "Northern Friends." The cairn on which the plaque is affixed, is located at the corner of Esplanade and Amelia Street, in Sydney, Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/23/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindWyoming's FIRST Roadside Beautification Area - Lusk, WY

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A Wyoming Historical Marker at the rest area on the south side of US 18/20, a little over two miles southwest of Lusk, notes this as Wyoming's first roadside beautification area, still blazing trails in the 21st century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Wyoming

date approved: 5/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Director of the Naval Service of Canada - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Admiral Sir Charles Edmund Kingsmill was the Director of Canada's first standing navy from its founding in 1910 until 1920.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - National Service of its kind. Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The Royal Canadian Navy, founded in 1910 as the Canadian Naval Service, was the first national service of its kind. The establishment of the navy was an important expression of autonomy at a critical time in Canada's development as a nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Royal Dockyard - Halifax Nova Scotia

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The creation in 1758 or the royal dockyard, the first in North-America, recognized and enhanced the strategic importance of Halifax and its harbour. It served as the principal depot for the North American squadron until 1819.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Gold Seekers in Sheridan - Pennington County, SD

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A 1958 South Dakota historical marker whose subject is the ghost town of Sheridan -- now under the waters in front of you -- notes the nine men who were the first gold seekers in the area, back in 1875.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Rowlett Creek Cemetery - Plano, TX

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A 1979 Texas Historical Marker near the chapel in Rowlett Creek Cemetery notes that the earliest marked grave in the cemetery belongs to Alfred Harrington, who passed on in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Bishop of Nova Scotia

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This plaque is located inside St. Paul's Anglican Church, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The plaque relates that on August 12, 1787, Charles Inglis D.D. was was consecrated the first Bishop of Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/21/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - grave dug in the Old Burial Grounds - Halifax Nova Scotia

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A plaque mounted on the fence surrounding the Old Burial Grounds in Halifax, Nova Scotia, indicates that the first grave dug at the Old Burial Grounds was on 21 June, 1749.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/20/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Catholic Church in Halifax - 1783-1820

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This plaque identifies the many "Firsts" associated with St. Mary's basilica. The plaque is next to the sidewalk, at the bottom of a small hill on Barrington Street. The rear of the church can be seen from the plaque's location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/20/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Regularly scheduled transatlantic delivery of the mail - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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According to a plaque on the Halifax waterfront, the RMS Britannia and her three sister ships, Acadia, Caledonia and Columbia, commenced the first regularly scheduled transatlantic delivery of the mails by steam power in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST steam-powered clock - Vancouver, BC

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The worlds first steam powered clock

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST mountaineering - Gaustatoppen - Rjukan, Norway

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First known mountaineering of the Gaustatoppen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Vestfold og Telemark, Norway

date approved: 5/18/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Ukrainian immigrants who landed in Canada - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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This memorial to the first Ukrainian immigrants who landed in Canada looking for a new life in 1891 and 1892, is located in Cornwallis Park, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/18/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindPREMIER - Roman canadien d’expression française - FIRST -Canadian novel of French expression - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Philippe Aubert de Gaspé fils est l'auteur du premier roman canadien d’expression française. Philippe Aubert de Gaspé fils is the author of the first Canadian novel of French expression.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/18/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - European settlement in Nova - Scotia

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A monument and plaque next to the Halifax harbour indicates that Portuguese explorer João Álvares Fagundes and the people who accompanied him during his expedition to North America, were the first European to settle in Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Chief Judge of the Magistrate Court - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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Nathan Green was appointed was appointed a provincial magistrate for Halifax County in 1959 and first chief judge of the Provincial Court in 1981.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Settlers, Line of Defense Against Indians - Troy, MO

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History of the town, and the county in this area of Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/17/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Baptist Church in the Choctaw Nation - Blue, OK

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Near the curb of the grounds of the Blue Baptist Church, a historical marker placed by the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma provides some history of the Philadelphia Baptist Church, the first Baptist church in the Choctaw Nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/16/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Atlantic City African-American Fire Department Chief - Atlantic City, NJ

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One of many historical markers in Atlantic City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/15/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Outdoor Movies - Schoharie, NY

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As a way to draw people into town, the board of trade set up free movies in the summer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 5/15/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindHuron Road Bridge - Kitchener, ON

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The Huron Road Bridge is the Region of Waterloo's earliest example of a concrete bridge built with visible steel I-beams for support.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BWJM

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/15/2020

last visited: 5/14/2020

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First of its KindPREMIER - Acadien admis au barreau du Nouveau-Brunswick - FIRST - Acadian called to the New-Brunswick bar - Memramcook, NB

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Sir Pierre-Amand Landry fut le premier Acadien admis au barreau du N.B. et à devenir juge à la Cour Suprême du N.B. Sir Pierre-Amand Landry was the first Acadian called to the New Brunswick bar and to become a judge of the N.B. Supreme Court.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/15/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Known Pentagonal Five Bastioned fort in North America - Aulac, New Brunswick

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Fort Beauséjour is one of the first known pentagonal five bastion forts in North-America. While carefully maintained, the Fort is now mostly comprised of remnants and ruins.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/13/2020

last visited: never

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