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First of its KindFIRST Hotel Dining Room Chain Began at This Former Harvey House - Florence, KS USA

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The first hotel dining room to serve its hotel customers meals was this former Harvey House that was next to the train depot in Florence, KS. "The hotel/dining rooms along the Santa Fe were the first such chain in the USA."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Kansas

date approved: 1/2/2021

last visited: 1/2/2021

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First of its KindFIRST Scientific Demonstration Farm - Terrell, TX

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Porter Farms claims to be the first scientific demonstration farm - in Terrell, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Texas

date approved: 12/30/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Turnbow Cemetery - Erath County, TX

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A modern gray granite headstone marks the final resting place of Henry Lee Rose in historic Turnbow Cemetery, noting that his was the first burial in the cemetery back in 1879.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/26/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Burial in Van Winkle Cemetery - Climax, TX

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A 2008 Texas Historical Marker in Van Winkle Cemetery notes that the earliest marked burial here is that of an infant girl, M.L. Warnburg, who lived only for a few months in 1867.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/26/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Echols Cemetery on Jennings Mountain - Brownsboro, TX

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A 2016 Texas Historical Marker in Echols Cemetery on Jennings Mountain notes that the first burial in the cemetery was that of Agnes Merit Hall, back in 1870. The cemetery is few miles south of Brownsboro on Henderson County Rd 3600.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/20/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in Barbee Cemetery - Edna Hill, TX

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A small granite plaque stands at the base of the headstone marking the final resting place of Sydney Barbee, noting that his was the first grave in the cemetery, back in 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/20/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - City Hall of Granada - Granada, ES

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According to the Historical Marker this was the first City Hall of Granada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 12/18/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Exclusive Telephone Exchange in Florida Municipality

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A Florida historical marker which describes the first exclusive telephone exchange within a Florida municipality.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Florida

date approved: 12/16/2020

last visited: 8/26/2007

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First of its KindHere lies Lt. Beaver

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The site of the first Masonic service in North Dakota

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dakotamouse

location: North Dakota

date approved: 12/13/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Sheetz store

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The site of the first Sheetz store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/9/2020

last visited: 12/30/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Labour Dispute - PREMIER - Conflit Ouvrier - Gatineau, Québec

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Le premier conflit de travail, où il y a mort d'hommes au Québec et au Canada, a eu lieu à Buckingham le 8 octobre 1906. The first labor dispute, in which men died in Quebec and in Canada, took place in Buckingham, on October 8, 1906.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 12/7/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Courthouse in Franklin County, Missouri

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A photo or sketch of this courthouse does not exist...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/7/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Chinese-American Female Judge in Illinois

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This is a statue of Laura Cha-Yu Liu, a prominent Chinese-American in Chicago with several firsts to her name.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/6/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Mill on Spring Branch - Bennett Springs, MO

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Old Brice Springs is now called Bennet Springs...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/4/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Blaze on the Bruce Trail - Milton, ON

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Was the first blaze on the Bruce Trail in Beamsville, or 138 trail-kilometres away in Milton?

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/3/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Blaze on the Bruce Trail - Beamsville, ON

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Was the first blaze on the Bruce Trail in Beamsville, or 138 trail-kilometres away in Milton?

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/3/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Anthracite Coal - Clarksville, AR

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A historical marker at the Johnson County Courthouse describes the discovery of anthracite coal here; in Clarksville, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Arkansas

date approved: 11/30/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Meeting House in Great Barrington, MA

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The first Meeting House in the town of Great Barrington was erected in 1742 and is memorialized with this stone marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/29/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Licensed Aviatrix in Clay County, MN - Oak Mound, MN

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Grave of "Tree Tops" Klingensmith, FIRST licensed female pilot in Clay County, MN and all of North Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O

location: North Dakota

date approved: 11/29/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Public Transportation in Cookeville, TN

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The first public transportation in Cookeville, TN was the Nashville & Knoxville Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/26/2020

last visited: 11/21/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Drug Store in Galena - Galena, Illinois

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Siniger and Siniger Drug Store (Newhall Building) is a three story red brick Two-Part Commercial Block/Greek Revival building located at 101-103 S. Main Street in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/21/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Garza County Hospital - Post, TX

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Charles William Post's (town founder) interest in health led to the founding of the Post Sanitarium in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/18/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Terry County Jail - Brownfield, TX

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A 1975 Texas Historical Marker is attached to the county's first jail, donated to the Terry County Heritage Museum in 1974.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/1/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Viceroy of India - Westminster Abbey, London, UK

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This marble statue of Charles John Canning is one of the first monuments a visitor to Westminster Abbey comes across as they enter. The statue is by J H Foley. Charles Canning was first Viceroy of India and died in London in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/31/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Oil Well in Louisiana - Jennings, LA

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A historical marker, written in French, in Oil and Gas Park that commemorates the first oil well in Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Louisiana

date approved: 10/29/2020

last visited: 8/24/2007

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