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First of its KindFIRST - Meeting of Confederate State Convention - Cassville, MO

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The second convention was here in Cassville...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/6/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Court in County - Waynesville, MO

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Meeting of the court before it became a county...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/5/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Person Baptized as Mormon - Richmond, MO

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This person is also buried within this old cemetery..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/5/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Settler in County - N. of Centerville, MO

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Marker is history of the county....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/4/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - White Inhabitants - Centerville, MO

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The county history....and first county court...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/3/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Circuit Court - Centerville, MO

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Court house history....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/3/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Recorder's Office - Richmond, MO

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One architect wanted to use them in the "new" courthouse, but his design was turned down. When building razed they were used here in a Bicentennial Memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/1/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Settlements in County - Richmond, MO

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A little history, and and some remember when...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/30/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Mayor & Settler - Hardin, MO

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Beginnings of a small town still successful.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/29/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Recruits enrolled in the Canadian Machine Gun Corps - Ottawa, Ontario

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The Canadian Machine Gun Corps had its beginning - here, on August 24th, 1914, when Major Raymond Brutinel enrolled the first recruits for the corps. (From a plaque inside the Chateau Laurier)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/27/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Jewish Congregation in Chicago

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KAM Isaiah Israel was the first Jewish congregation in Chicago, dating back to 1847.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/27/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Keeper of the Jail - Ilasco, MO

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Built in 1910...because the store/tavern (still standing) was creating a need...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/26/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Loaves of Sliced Bread - Chillicothe, MO

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Plaque at the mural of Sliced Bread...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/24/2019

last visited: 11/24/2019

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First of its KindFIRST - Vocational Agriculture Course in High School - New London, MO

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Indian battles in War of 1812, to largest cement plant in Missouri...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/24/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Micropub in Cambridgeshire - Willingham, Cambridgeshire

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In a converted bank building on Willingham High Street, The Bank micropub was the first micropub to open in the county of Cambridgeshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/23/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Railroad Across Missouri, White Settler - Chillicothe, MO

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This was once a roadside park, but new hwy built access was cut...marker still here in 2018. Use airport entrance and park, marker moved, and it will get you off the highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/22/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Settlers & County Seat Location - McDonald County, MO

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This marker located in an old US highway roadside park...not many left, but this one used and maintained.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/21/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Rock Store - Rocky, OK

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This plaque commemorates the two men who built the FIRST rock store in Rocky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/20/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Settler & Chapter of PEO - Unionville, MO

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Historical marker giving brief history of Unionville and Putnam County, located in front of the Putnam County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/19/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Marked Grave in Cottonwood Cemetery - Dublin, TX

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A 2011 Texas Historical Marker at Cottonwood Cemetery, just outside of Dublin, TX, indicates that the first marked grave in the cemetery belongs to Robert P. Belknap, dating to 1879.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/13/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Premier of Alberta - Ottawa, Ontario

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According to this Ontario Provincial plaque, Alexander Cameron Rutherford was the first premier of the Province of Alberta. The plaque is located in front of the Osgoode Township Museum, in Vernon, (now Ottawa), Ontario

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/12/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Flour and Sawmill - (Vernon) Ottawa, Ontario

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The first Flour and Sawmill in Vernon, Ontario (now Ottawa) was built by brothers Joseph Archibald and John Mungo Campbell in 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/12/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Trachoma Hospital in U.S. - Rolla, MO

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Building now used by the Rock Mechanics and Explosive Research Center for the University of Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/12/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Covered Bridge in State & transcontinental highway - near Paris, MO

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Marker inside the visitors shelter next to the bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/11/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Fighting Tanks - Tritton Road Roundabout, Lincoln, UK

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The Lincoln Tank Memorial is a silhouette of a World War I tank that was designed and built at a nearby factory in the city of Lincoln. The lifesize sculpture is made from steel and was erected in 2015 to mark the tank's 100th anniversary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/11/2019

last visited: never

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