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Image for FIRST - Breech in Levees in Flood of 1993 - North Jefferson, MOview gallery
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First of its KindFIRST - Breech in Levees in Flood of 1993 - North Jefferson, MO

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Cedar City is now a ghost town. The streets are still there, but several floods have removed almost all buildings. Only 20 building remain, and area annexed by Jefferson City across the river and in another county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Railroad in Area, Statehouse - North Jefferson, MO

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Today's North Jefferson City was once Hibernia, then called Cedar City..both washed down stream b the Mighty Missouri River....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Recorded Flood on Mystery Rock - Steedman, MO

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An isolated boulder records all the major floods in the Missouri River history. Since the marker was erected two floods since have also been marked on the boulder.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Known Interment in Counts Cemetery - Runnels County, TX

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A 1975 Texas Historical Marker at the front of Counts Cemetery in rural Runnels County, northeast of Winters, TX, notes that the earliest known interment here was that of a young girl, Mary Louisa Hale, in 1880.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/18/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - State Capitol - Vandalia, IL

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Two story frame court house stood here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/18/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Bank Building in Jack County - Jacksboro, TX

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A 1969 Texas Historical Marker on the front of the historic bank building at 101 N Main St, Jacksboro, TX, notes that it was the first bank building in Jack County, constructed in 1897. It is now used for commercial purposes and office space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/13/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Teacher at Rawhide School - Murphy, TX

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A Collin County Historical Commission historical marker notes that Eli Hogge, who is buried here at Herring-Hogge Cemetery in Murphy, TX, was the first teacher at the old Rawhide School, northeast of Murphy in what is now St. Paul.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/13/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindPREMIER - Tremplin Olympique de Saut à Ski - FIRST - Olympic Ski Jump - Trois-Rivières, Québec

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À cet endroit, à Trois-Rivières, fut érigé le site du premier tremplin olympique du saut à skis. At this location, in Trois-Rivières, was erected the first Olympic ski jump site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 6/7/2020

last visited: 8/15/2020

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First of its KindOLDEST Church Building in St. Paul at its Original Site - St. Paul, NE

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A Nebraska Historical Marker in front of the First Presbyterian Church of St. Paul notes that this is the oldest church building in town still at its original site, 816 Indian St, St. Paul, NE.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Nebraska

date approved: 6/4/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Cross State Railroad - Marthasville, MO

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Marker is erected at the Marthasville trailhead

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/3/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Europeans, Lots for Sale, African-American Novel, & More - Marthasville, MO

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I think it is great that the Missouri Department of Natural Resources has been adding the History of...Markers to the trailhead signage of each small town across the Katy Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/3/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Incorporated City in Canada - Saint John, New Brunswick

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This clock commemorates the 225th Anniversary of the Incorporation of the City of Saint John on May 18th, 1785 as Canada's first incorporated City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 5/30/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Settlement - Northfield, MA

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An historical marker on Main Street, Route 10, marks the site of the first settlement in Northfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/30/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Lieutenant Governor of Cape Breton - Sydney, Nova Scotia.

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Joseph Frederick Wallet Desbarres, the founder of Sydney, Nova Scotia, was the first Lieutenant Governor of Cape Breton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Bishop of the Diocese of Charlottetown - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

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Angus Bernard MacEachern (1759-1835), became the first Bishop of the Diocese of Charlottetown, and founded St. Andrew's College, the first post-secondary institution in the colony on 30 November 1831.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/28/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindThomas A. Edison-The Hotel Edison - Sunbury, PA

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This tablet commemorates the installation at Sunbury PA., of the first three-wire central station incandescent electric lighting plant in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/27/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Attack on foreign soil - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

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In 1775, privateers from the American Colonies launched their first attack on foreign soil, and in doing so, disobeyed the orders of General George Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/27/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Public Building in Charlottetown - Charlottetown, PEI

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The building on this site was the first in Charlottetown in which many early functions were held and where the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island first met on July 7, 1773.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 5/27/2020

last visited: never

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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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