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First of its KindFIRST Recorded Burial in Billington Cemetery - Limestone County, TX

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A 1997 Texas Historical Marker at Billington Cemetery, one of the surviving bits of the Billington community on Limestone County Rd 110, indicates that the first recorded burial in the cemetery is that of John Sanders in 1890.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/6/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindRev. George Buchanan 1761 - 1835 - Franktown, Ontario

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Born at Coupar-Angus, Scotland, Rev. George Buchanan later became a Presbyterian minister and first resident clergyman in Beckwith Township.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindDalhousie Library - Watson's Corners, Ontario

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This plaque, describing the first public library within the old Bathurst District, is located in Watson's Corners, Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/5/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Grave in Lone Wolf Cemetery - Scurry County, TX

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A 1970 Texas Historical Marker at Lone Wolf Cemetery indicates that the oldest grave in the cemetery dates to 1892. The only 1892 burial in the cemetery is that of Samuel Edward Williams.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/4/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Active Church in Fisher County - Roby, TX

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A 2001 Texas Historical Marker at the First United Methodist Church of Roby at N Church & W N 2nd St indicates that this is the oldest active church in Fisher County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/3/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Resident Missionary, Reverend John Bethune - Maitland, Ontario

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Among Augusta Township's earliest settlers were a number of Anglican Loyalists who, by 1785, we're holding services in private houses. The first resident missionary, the Reverend John Bethune, was appointed to this area in 1814.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/3/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindLouise C. Mckinney - Frankville, Ontario

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This plaque, describing the first woman in the British Empire to gain a parliamentary seat, is located in Frankville, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/2/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Parish in the Diocese of Lubbock - Hermleigh, TX

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A 1998 Texas Historical Marker at St. John's Catholic Church at Harlan Ave and Scurry County Rd 4125, Hermleigh, TX, notes that this is the oldest parish in the Diocese of Lubbock, dating to 1907/1908.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/2/2021

last visited: 11/17/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Holstein Friesian Cattle in Ontario - Upper Canada Village - Morrisburg, Ontario

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This plaque, describing the first Holstein Friesian cattle imported into Ontario, is located on Road 2, just east of Upper Canada Village, near Morrisburg, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/1/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindThe Rev. Johann Samuel Schwerdtfeger 1734-1803 - Morrisburg, Ontario

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Rev. Johann Samuel Schwerdtfeger was the first Lutheran minister to settle in Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/1/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Resident Anglican Clergyman - The Rev. John Stuart 1740-1844

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The Rev. John Stuart became the first resident Anglican clergyman in what is now Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Observatory - Kingston, Ontario

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The first optical astronomical observatory in the province, the Kingston Observatory, was established in 1855 after a solar eclipse aroused public interest in astronomical studies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Fur Trading Post - Kingston, Ontario

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Frontenac established a series of fortified fur-trading posts extending into the interior of North America, the first of which, Fort Frontenac, was constructed near here in 1673

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/30/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - White Woman Settler Cooper County, Missouri

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Her grave was unmarked until unveiling this boulder on October 30, 1932

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/30/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - of a series of private concerns ( Kingston Shipbuilding Company) - Kingston, Ontario

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Initially operated by the Department of Public Works as a repair facility for lake vessels, it was enlarged and leased in 1910 to the Kingston Shipbuilding Company, the first of a series of private concerns which operated the shipyard until 1968.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/29/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Seminary and Superintendent - Picton, Ontario

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The West Lake Boarding School housed the first seminary in Canada of the Society of Friends. This institution was opened as a girls' school in 1841. Thomas Clarke, a local Quaker, assisted by his wife, was the first Superintendent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/29/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Grave in Colorado City Cemetery - Colorado City, TX

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A 2016 Texas Historical Marker at the Colorado City Cemetery indicates that the earliest grave in the cemetery belongs to Clint Mooney -- a young girl -- who was buried here on April 29, 1881.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/28/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Sheriff of Mitchell County - Colorado City, TX

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A 1967 Texas Historical Marker at the final resting place of Richard Clayton "Dick" Ware notes that he was elected the first Sheriff of Mitchell County in 1881, and provides a brief overview of his law enforcement career.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/28/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Volunteer Fire Department - Noble, OK

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This monument stands in front of the Noble Fire Department Station No. 1.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/26/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Survey Marker Planted - Kingston, Ontario

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In September 1783, Deputy Surveyor-General John Collins was despatched to Cataraqui to lay out townships for loyalist settlers, and on 27 October 1783, the first survey marker was planted.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/25/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Hobbs Cemetery - Hobbs, TX

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A 1986 Texas Historical Marker at Hobbs Cemetery indicates that the first burial here was that of Thomas J. Bone in 1906.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/22/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Prime Minister - Ottawa, Ontario

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Canada's first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, lived at Stadacona Hall, located on Laurier Avenue East, between 1877 and 1883. The residence is now occupied by the High Commission of Brunei.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/22/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in Tyra Graveyard (Murray Cemetery) - Murray, TX

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The headstone marking the final resting place of a Tyra infant in the historic Murray Cemetery indicates that this baby was the first grave in the cemetery, dating to 1884.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/21/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindSt. Mary's Seminary Chapel - Baltimore MD

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Saint Mary's Seminary Chapel was built by the French architect Maximilien Godefroy between 1806 and 1808. It is the first church in the NeoGothic style to be built in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/20/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindCorpus Christi Catholic Church - Baltimore MD

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On January 1, 1891, Corpus Christi Church was consecrated. This was the first church in the United States to be named Corpus Christi. It was erected in memory of the Thomas Courtney Jenkins family, prominent in business, philanthropy, church affairs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/20/2021

last visited: never

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