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First of its KindFIRST - County Seat - Dalhart, TX

in First of its Kind

A courthouse was built in 1891.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/28/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Postmaster, Church - Friona, TX

in First of its Kind

First post office ans the town grew...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/27/2020

last visited: 11/18/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Marked Grave - Bovina, TX

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A well kept cemetery, on the edge of a very old West Texas town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/26/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Machine Gun - PREMIÈRE - Mitrailleuse - Ottawa, Ontario

in First of its Kind

This Gatling Gun and the information below is located inside the Canadian War Museum, in Ottawa, Ontario. Ce Gatling Gun et les renseignements qui suivent sont situés à l'intérieur du Musée canadien de la guerre, à Ottawa, en Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Women Component - PREMIÈRE - Section Féminine - Ottawa, Ontario

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In 1941, the RCAF was the first of the Canadian armed services to create a women's component. En 1941, l'ARC fut le premier service armé à créer une section féminine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Sanctuary, Meeting Place, Full-Time Pastor - Bovina, TX

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Modern looking church today, in a dusty ole cattle town...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/25/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Brick School to be built in Kelowna, BC

in First of its Kind

A somewhat less than comely building, this onetime school continues to serve the young people of Kelowna as a youth centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/23/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Used in 1943 for Italian Prisoners - near Hereford, TX

in First of its Kind

This marker, to the north of the camp, points you south to locate the site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/23/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Postmaster, Formal Education for Children - May, Texas

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Small town, had breakfast here one morning...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Feature-Length Motion Picture in Hollywood - Hollywood, CA

in First of its Kind

A historic structure for the film industry located in a parking lot for the Hollywood Bowl.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: 8/22/2020

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First of its KindALTESTES - Wohnhaus in Kamen - NRW - Germany

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OLDEST residential building of Kamen, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lotty

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 8/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Hollywood Major Film Company Studio - Hollywood, CA

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A historic structure for the film industry located in a parking lot for the Hollywood Bowl.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: 8/21/2020

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First of its KindFIRST Municipal Building - Lewisville, TX

in First of its Kind

Placed by the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, a bronze plaque mounted on the ground in front of The Old Well House provides some history of this, the city's first municipal building, and the roles it has played over time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Landscape Architcect at TxDoT - Brownwood, TX

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Landscaped the roadside parks, that many are being demolished today because of the Interstate Highways, no one uses them anymore...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/21/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Son of E.B. & M.A. Sweeney - Ridge Park Cemetery - Hillsboro, TX

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The inscription on the headstone of Clarence Percy Sweeney in Hillsboro's Ridge Park Cemetery notes that he was the oldest son of E.B. and M.A. Sweeney.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Courthouse in County - near Spearman, TX

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Old pink marble marker, unusual,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/19/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- of 3 Structures Built by the US Navy Following WWII - San Diego, CA

in First of its Kind

A naval training ship on display in Liberty Station in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/18/2020

last visited: 8/18/2020

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First of its KindFIRST Bramley Apple Tree - Church Street - Southwell, Nottinghamshire

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Site where the first Bramley apple tree was grown, Church Street, Southwell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/18/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Permanent Resident in Texas Panhandle

in First of its Kind

First called Buffalo Camp of the Cators' then became an important stage stop and trading post.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/18/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Owner of Building - Tulia TX

in First of its Kind

Currently is occupied, but I could not determine what type of business was in the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/18/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Worship Service in Borger, TX

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Rev. W. M. Lane, presiding Elder of Amarillo, established a Methodist church here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/17/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Jail in Borger, TX

in First of its Kind

Not your traditional jail - even for 1929

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/17/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - place for Bridgewalking in Europe - Middelfart, Denmark

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Gå på toppen af den Gamle Lillebæltsbro ... Walk above the Old Little Belt Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 8/16/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Building - Dawn, TX

in First of its Kind

A few homes, and small buildings. Not much to call a "town". Saw no businesses. Between Hereford and Canyon, driving is easy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/16/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Public Art Gallery - Gallery Road, Dulwich, UK

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Dulwich Picture Gallery is located in Dulwich is south London. Opened in 1817, it was constructed to the designs of Sir John Soane and is England's oldest public art gallery. It houses an important collection of European old master paintings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/16/2020

last visited: never

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