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First of its KindFIRST - Interred in Cemetery, County Sheriff

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The town of Plemons use to be about 7 miles NE of this picnic area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/13/2020

last visited: 11/24/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Battle of Adobe Walls - near Stinnett, TX

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Can get confusing. Battles, two, happened on the same site, and historians seldom separate the text. Check dates to make sure you have the right battle. Both called Battle of Adobe Walls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Men's Dormitory on Campus - Denton, TX

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A 2014 sign placed by the University of North Texas in front of Chilton Hall notes that it was constructed as the first men's dormitory on campus, back when this was still North Texas State Teachers College

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/11/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Courthouse, Polling Place, - Stinnett, TX

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On the north side of the courthouse, across the street. Supposed to be a museum, but no signs indicate whether active, open or closed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/11/2020

last visited: 5/20/2020

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First of its KindFIRST LEED Structure on the University of North Texas Campus - Denton, TX

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A 2012 sign placed by the University of North Texas in front of the Life Sciences Complex provides some history of its predecessor, Masters Hall, while noting the new building as the first structure on campus to be LEED certified.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Cattle Ranch in Hutchinson County - Texas

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Fence approved by Cattlemens Association to keep cattle from drifting into fertile Canadian River Valley, and respect other ranch boundaries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - School House - Hutchinson County, TX

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Current building on top of a hill, clean, colorful signs, and full of life.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Coal Mine in America - Midlothian, VA

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The oldest coal mine in the US is located just south of the marker, in Midlothian Virginia near Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/6/2020

last visited: 8/6/2020

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First of its KindFIRST -- Railroad in Virginia - Midlothian, VA

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The first railroad in Virginia was located here in Midlothian, just west of Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/6/2020

last visited: 8/6/2020

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First of its KindFIRST Lawrence County Treasurer - Mt. Moriah Cemetery - Deadwood, SD

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"Colonel" John Lawrence is buried not far from Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane in Deadwood's historic Mt. Moriah Cemetery. His headstone notes that he was Lawrence County's first treasurer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Bridge Across the Ottawa River - Ottawa, Ontario

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Thomas MacKay built the entrance locks to the Rideau Canal and the first bridge across the Ottawa, River. He also sat on Bytown's (now Ottawa) first council.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Female Foreign Minister - Ottawa, Ontario

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On June 4th, 1979, Ms. Flora MacDonald became Canada's first female foreign minister.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Town in the County Between National City and Oceanside - Encinitas, CA

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A historical marker in Encinitas, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: 8/2/2020

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First of its KindFIRST One Buried in Pleasant Mound "Public" Cemetery - Dallas, TX

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A granite marker in the general vicinity of where Sarah Crawford Beeman was buried in 1848 stands at the northeast corner of the Pleasant Mound "Public" Cemetery, and it notes hers as the first burial in the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Marked Grave in Pleasant Mound Cemetery - Dallas, TX

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A 1992 Texas Historical Marker at Pleasant Mound Cemetery notes that, while there are burials here dating back to the 1860s, the first marked grave is that of William L. Knox, who was buried here in 1881.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/1/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -Portion of Factory - Washington, MO

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This factory built in four sections, am listing as one building...listed as building "2"...no letter for this one.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/1/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Canadian to earn a Victoria Cross in World War II - Ottawa, Ontario

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Company Sergeant-Major J. R. Osborn was Canada's first recipient of the Victoria Cross during the Second World War. He died in Hong Kong on December 19, 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: 8/2/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - To build a grist mill at the Rideau Falls - Ottawa, Ontario

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In 1830, Jean-Baptiste St. Louis built the first mill at the Rideau Falls, a grist mill for grinding corn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: 8/2/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - to indicate the Ottawa River on a map - Ottawa, Ontario

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Samuel de Champlain was the first to indicate the Ottawa River on a map that he drew after his 1613 Journey along the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: 8/2/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - School - PREMIÈRE École - Ottawa, Ontario

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This stone building, erected in 1837, has the distinction of being New Edinburgh's first school. Ce bâtiment en pierre, érigé en 1837, à la particularité d'être la première école de New Edinburgh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Site of the First County Free Library Branch in California - Elk Grove, CA

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A plaque marking the Site of the First County Free Library Branch in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindSite of the FIRST President's House - Denton, TX

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A University of North Texas sign stands near the south entrance to Hickory Hall, providing some history of the first "President's House" on the campus, which occupied this site from 1909 to 1956.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindAsunción González Vázquez - Ourence,SP

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Asunción González Vázquez was the first victim of gender violence that is documented in the city of Ourense. She was killed in the Praza Maior.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: 8/16/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Military Experience & Arriving and Living before moving to Washington, MO

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Historic marker at the truss bridge over Busch Creek to the Brewery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/27/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Governor of Wisconsin's Gravesite - Lancaster, Wisconsin

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This one-story, wood frame, Gothic Revival building is located at 310 South Jefferson Street in Lancaster, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Historic Marker is located next door in the adjacent cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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