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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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First of its KindOLDEST Remaining Building on Campus - Denton, TX

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A 1994 Texas Historical Marker near the cornerstone of Curry Hall on the University of North Texas campus indicates that this 1912 building is the oldest remaining building here, constructed when this was still North Texas State Normal College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Train to Arrive in Washington, MO

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Two markers, one for each depot, on this stand by the caboose.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/25/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Native Born Cattle King of Texas - Dallas, TX

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A 1988 Texas Historical Marker in front of the Slaughter mausoleum in Dallas's historic Greenwood Cemetery notes that Colonel C.C. Slaughter was the first native born cattle king of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/23/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Dated Headstone in Calvary Cemetery - Dallas, TX

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An interpretive sign at the front of Calvary Cemetery in Uptown Dallas notes that while there might be earlier burials, the earliest dated headstone that survives belongs to P.T. Clark, who was buried here in 1877.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/23/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Dormitory on Campus - Denton, TX

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A sign at the eastern approach to Marquis Hall notes its construction in 1935 to be the first dormitory at North Texas State Teachers College, today's University of North Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/23/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Board of Trustees - Washington, MO

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Next to new train depot in Railroad Heritage Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Experience with Camels - Lillooet, British Columbia

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The plaque on this cairn commemorates the first experience with having camels carry loaded packs of supplies from Lillooet to the upper Cariboo. The experiment failed, however, when horses, domestic animals and humans were afraid of the camels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/16/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - White Man to Explore Region of Wyoming - New Haven, MO

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Since he died near here, and had a farm near here, this town hold John Colter dear. He was a soldier with an enlistment, the enlistments for the "Corps" was "duration", also served in the Missouri Rangers during the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Of the Mountain men - Boeuf Creek, MO

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He left Lewis & Clark and fur trapped the mountains...founded "Colter's Hell" - today's Yellowstone Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/13/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in New Haven Cemetery - Red River County, TX

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Both a 1984 Texas Historical Marker and George Rolston's own modern headstone indicate that his was the first burial in New Haven Cemetery, back in 1859. The cemetery is on FM 2120, a little west of Dimple in rural Red River County, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/12/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Known Burial in Stone's Chapel Cemetery - Red River County, TX

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A 2002 Texas Historical Marker at Stone's Chapel Cemetery indicates that the first known burial here was that of minister Amos M. Stone back in 1862. This cemetery is a relic of the old Cherry community, northwest of Clarksville, TX on CR 2283.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/11/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Significant Combat in County, Occupation of Fulton, MO

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First Company of Callaway Guards, Tasting first combat,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/9/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Hooters Restaurant

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The worlds first Hooters restaurant in Clearwater Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBrowns!

location: Florida

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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First of its KindFIRST -- Greek Orthodox Church Built in the DC Metro Area - Washington, DC

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A dual sided District of Columbia historical marker in downtown DC, near Mount Vernon Square and the Washington Convention Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: 7/7/2020

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First of its KindFIRST -- Greek Orthodox Church Service in DC - Washington, DC

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A dual sided District of Columbia historical marker in downtown DC, near Mount Vernon Square and the Washington Convention Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: 7/7/2020

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First of its KindFirst - Lending Library in Fairfax County - Herndon, Virginia

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This building was originally built for the Fortnightly Club, but it is now used as a Quaker Meeting House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - President of the Confederate States - Fulton, MO

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Jefferson Davis, was, and is the only one...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - American Military in Whitehorse - Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

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The information panel related to the arrival of the first American Military in Whitehorse for the construction of the Alaska Highway, is mounted on the front of the White Pass and Yukon Route building, in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Yukon Territory, Canada

date approved: 7/3/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burials in Eureka Cemetery - Itasca, TX

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A 2009 Texas Historical Marker at Eureka Cemetery, on FM 3147 just a bit south of Itasca, provides some background about not only the first burial according to "oral tradition", but also for the first documented burial in the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/3/2020

last visited: never

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