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First of its KindFIRST - White Men to see Salt Plains - Cherokee, OK

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This Oklahoma Historical Marker gives a brief history of the Silbey Expedition, the first non-natives to see the Salt Plains - near Cherokee, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/24/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Attack by Carrie Nation against Booze - Kiowa, KS

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24 miles south of her Medicine Lodge home in Kiowa, Kansas, she began the assaults, against illegal saloons. Then it grew. She used full bottles of whiskey and pool balls as weapons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/15/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -Religious Service - Enid, OK

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On this corner is a marker for the land office that once stood here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: 3/14/2017

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First of its KindFIRST - Career Police Chief of Caldwell, KS

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Town council could not decide, good cop, bad, cop dumb cop...who would patrol the streets?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/1/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -Building in Caldwell, KS

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First Chance coming in, and Last Chance when leaving...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/21/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - City Marshal of Caldwell, KS

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Eager citizen wins Marshal job after gun fight.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/1/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Marshal of Caldwell, Kansas

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After a great job as Marshal, his replacements decided to get him gone. Sounds almost like the Mafia handled things in the 30s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/17/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Elected Woman Mayor in the U.S. - Argonia, KS

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Several plaques are here stating the same thing, so I will put them all together

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Building in Sumner County, KS

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It looks like this was a roadside park at one time, now just a grass area, neatly kept, with circular gravel drive entering and exiting. Research seems to indicate this was once a US Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/21/2019

last visited: 4/28/2022

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First of its KindFIRST Rural Mail Route - Memorial Park - Hennessey, OK

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This historical marker commemorates Oklahoma's FIRST rural mail route.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: 4/7/2019

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First of its KindOLDEST Bank in Kingfisher County

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The Farmers and Merchants National Bank building in downtown Hennessey is the OLDEST bank building in Kingfisher County and one of the oldest banks in Indian Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/15/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Diamond X Service Station in Perry OK

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The Mid-Continent Diamond X Service Station opened in 1937. It was the first purveyor of DX products in Perry OK. This service station has been recognized as the oldest service station in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/27/2013

last visited: 10/13/2017

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First of its KindFIRST: Mayor of Ponca City, OK

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Wheeler Dealer, as we would call him today, but he got things done.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/25/2018

last visited: 11/5/2017

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First of its KindFIRST Natural Gas in Ponca City - Pioneer Park, Ponca City, OK

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C. H. Ruby discovered natural gas on this site, which powered Ponca City for decades - in Ponca City, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/2/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindOldest Wooden Church in Perry, OK

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"Church on a Perch", erected in 1894, the First wooden church in Perry, Oklahoma

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/16/2013

last visited: 11/16/2019

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First of its KindFIRST - School, Postmaster, Post Office, Merchant - Charleston, OK

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Where once was a bustling town, now only the weeds bustle from the wind. People moved in, the people moved on.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/10/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Cowgirl - Mulhall, OK

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This Oklahoma Historical Marker names Lucille Mulhall as the "World's First Cowgirl" - in Mulhall, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/30/2021

last visited: never

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First of its KindBlack Jail - First Federal Territorial Prison - Guthrie, OK

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Built in 1892, Black Jail is the First Territorial Prison in the Midwest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/27/2011

last visited: 5/12/2022

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First of its KindFIRST City Hall - Guthrie, OK

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An Oklahoma Historical Marker that tells about the City's first City Hall

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/23/2018

last visited: 9/29/2018

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First of its KindThe First Newspaper - Oklahoma Territory - Guthrie, OK

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This is the location of the printing of the first newspaper in Oklahoma Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/3/2010

last visited: 7/22/2018

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First of its Kind1st Carnegie library in Oklahoma - Guthrie, Oklahoma USA

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First Carnegie library built in Oklahoma 406 E Oklahoma Ave, Guthrie, OK 73044

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 1/6/2013

last visited: 10/14/2019

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First of its KindFIRST Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Oklahoma

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Guthrie is home to the first Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Oklahoma

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/11/2018

last visited: 9/29/2018

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First of its KindFIRST demonstration of electric lights -- 400 Douglas St., Wichita KS

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A plaque installed by the Wichita Rotary Club commemorates some oddball history at corner of E Douglas St and S Topeka Ave in downtown Wichita.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 5/1/2013

last visited: 3/16/2013

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First of its KindFIRST game ever between OK A&M Tigers and OU Rough Riders - Guthrie, OK

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This historical marker at Mineral Wells park gives information on the first Oklahoma Bedlam game.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/9/2019

last visited: 7/29/2019

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First of its KindFIRST - Stage Service in Kingman - Greensburg, KS

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A stage line to service areas not covered by the railroads.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/26/2017

last visited: never

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