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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

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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: 8/22/2020

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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First of its KindFIRST North Texas State University Player Taken in the First Round of the NFL Draft - Denton, TX

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Joe Greene was the first player from North Texas State University -- today's University of North Texas -- to be taken in the first round of the NFL draft, as noted by a plaque on his statue in front of the University's Apogee Stadium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/15/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Canadian Woman to win Grand Slam Title - PREMIÈRE - Canadienne à gagner un tournoi du Grand Chelem - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque is in tribute to Gabriela Dabrowski, the first Canadian woman to win a senior tennis Grand Slam title. Cette plaque est en hommage à Gabriela Dabrowski, la première Canadienne à remporter le titre d’une épreuve de tennis du Grand Chelem.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 8/15/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Apartment in Texas

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Archaeological site off limits to visitors, but you can see a bit way out there ....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/15/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Ranches in Texas Panhandle, Cattle Ranch in County - north of Stinnett, TX

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This marker is 10 miles N. of Stinnett, not much else out here...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- California Long-Distance Highway - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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A new historical marker in a shopping center that has yet to open in downtown San Juan Capistrano.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: 8/14/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Interred in Cemetery, County Sheriff

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The town of Plemons use to be about 7 miles NE of this picnic area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/13/2020

last visited: 11/24/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Battle of Adobe Walls - near Stinnett, TX

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Can get confusing. Battles, two, happened on the same site, and historians seldom separate the text. Check dates to make sure you have the right battle. Both called Battle of Adobe Walls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/12/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Men's Dormitory on Campus - Denton, TX

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A 2014 sign placed by the University of North Texas in front of Chilton Hall notes that it was constructed as the first men's dormitory on campus, back when this was still North Texas State Teachers College

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/11/2020

last visited: never

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