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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: 5/30/2020

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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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First of its KindFIRST - Community Lighted By Alternating Current - Great Barrington, MA

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A monument noting that Great Barrington was the first place that was electrified using alternating current is located in William Stanley Park on the east side of Main Street north of Cottage Street in Great Barrington, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/28/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -Catholic Church Building - White Deer, TX

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In front of Catholic Church made of native stone. Tall bell tower separate from the building. Very Nice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Post Office West of Galveston Texas - Industry, TX

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A restored 1838 one-room trade store on the grounds of Ernst Memorial Park in the town of Industry, Texas (Austin County) boasting to be the first Post Office in Texas West of Galveston (which was original port into Texas back in those days).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 10/3/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Commercial Hunters - Canadian, TX

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Main street side courthouse lawn, next to pink marble marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst ginecology woman - Sanxenxo, Pontevedra, Galicia, España

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Firs ginecology woman

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 10/23/2020

last visited: 10/24/2020

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First of its KindFIRST Burials in New Hope Cemetery - New Hope, TX

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A sign at the gate to New Hope Cemetery notes that the first burials in the cemetery were three family members who died of typhoid fever.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindPREMIER - bâtiment construit - FIRST - building constructed - Gatineau, Québec

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Le laboratoire de la ferme expérimentale de Hull est le premier bâtiment construit par le gouvernement fédéral en Outaouais The Hull experimental farm laboratory is the first building built by the federal government in the Outaouais.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 10/22/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Dugout Home on the Plains - Carson County, TX

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About a 1/4 mile north of Ranch driveway, this roadside turnout presents the THC marker and 1965 info.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/22/2020

last visited: 5/20/2020

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First of its KindFIRST -- Permanent German Settlement in Texas - Industry, TX

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A 1936 gray granite state historical marker on the grounds of Ernst Memorial Park in the town of Industry, Texas (Austin County) denoting this site as the very first permanent German settlement in this particular state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/21/2020

last visited: 10/3/2020

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First of its KindFIRST -- European Cigar Manufacturer in Texas - Industry, TX

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A state historical marker by Friedrich Ernst Memorial Park in Industry, TX, denoting the first recorded European to manufacture cigars in Texas (as well as presumably the first German settler, although never officially recorded as such).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/21/2020

last visited: 10/3/2020

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