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Image for FIRST - Order of Black Nuns in the world-Oblate Sisters of Providence - Baltimore MDview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Order of Black Nuns in the world-Oblate Sisters of Providence - Baltimore MD

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St. Frances Academy-Father James Joubert and Elizabeth Lange founded the Oblate Sisters of Providence—a religious order of black women dedicated to educating the children of their race. This was the first order of black nuns anywhere in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/24/2022

last visited: 4/24/2022

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Maryland Historical Society-he Maryland Historical Society (MdHS) is the state's oldest continuously operating cultural institution. Founded in 1844, it was first located in the Athenaeum at St. Paul and Saratoga Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/7/2022

last visited: 1/8/2022

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First of its KindFirst black Catholic Parish in the United States-St Francis Xavier Church - Baltimore MD

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Blacks from Santo Domingo formed a Eucharistic community that would become known at the time of the emancipation as the parish of St. Francis Xavier-The first black Catholic Parish in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2021

last visited: 10/23/2021

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First of its KindFIRST - Cathedral in the United States - Baltimore, MD

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The Baltimore Cathedral, also known as the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and the Baltimore Basilica, is known for being the First Cathedral in the United States.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 7/4/2008

last visited: 6/13/2022

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First of its KindFIRST - Place of worship in Baltimore - Baltimore, MD

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Rectory of Old St. Paul's Parish was Baltimore's first place of worship.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/13/2009

last visited: 8/14/2022

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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: 9/9/2021

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First of its KindOLDEST - 1781 Friends Meeting House - Baltimore MD

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The Friends Meeting House is the oldest religious building in Baltimore. In 1781, the Patapsco Friends Meeting, formerly located on Harford Road two miles north of the Inner Harbor, moved to this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/10/2022

last visited: 1/11/2022

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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: 9/9/2021

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First of its KindFIRST -- Roman Catholic Signer of the Declaration of Independence - Baltimore, MD

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One of many historical markers in downtown Baltimore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/23/2018

last visited: 8/13/2022

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First of its KindFIRST -- City in the Country to Complete Demolition of all its Family High Rise Public Housing Projects - Baltimore, MD

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One of many historical markers in downtown Baltimore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/23/2018

last visited: 8/13/2022

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First of its KindFIRST -- Confederate Casualty of the Civil War - Baltimore, MD

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One of many historical markers in downtown Baltimore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/27/2018

last visited: 6/21/2022

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First of its KindOLDEST - Elks Lodge in Baltimore - Baltimore MD

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Established in 1900, Monumental Lodge No. 3 is the oldest fraternal lodge of the Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World in Baltimore. In 1929, the lodge purchased its present home at 1528 Madison Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/10/2022

last visited: 1/11/2022

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First of its KindFIRST -- American Commercial Railroad - Baltimore, MD

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One of many historical markers in downtown Baltimore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/23/2018

last visited: 8/14/2022

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First of its KindFIRST -- Bloodshed of the Civil War - Baltimore, MD

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One of many historical markers in the Inner Harbor of Baltimore, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/10/2021

last visited: 6/13/2022

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First of its KindFIRST- Thurgood Marshall became the first black to sit on the Supreme Court - Baltimore MD

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President Lyndon B. Johns named Thurgood Marshall Solicitor-General, responsible for deciding which cases the Supreme Court will hear. In 1967, Thurgood Marshall became the first black to sit on the Supreme Court.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/6/2021

last visited: 1/8/2022

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First of its KindFIRST -- Crowned King of Poland - Baltimore, MD

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One of two historical markers at the base of the memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: 7/2/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Parren Mitchell, the first African American to represent Maryland in the U.S. Congress - Baltimore MD

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Parren Mitchell House-This stately rowhome at 828 North Carrollton Avenue has served many notable residents. One was Parren Mitchell, the first African American to represent Maryland in the U.S. Congress.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/6/2021

last visited: 8/26/2021

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First of its KindFIRST - American Built Steam Engine Locomotive - Baltimore, MD

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The Tom Thumb was the first American built steam engine locomotive. The Tom locomotive is on display at the B&O Railroad Museum at 901 West Pratt Street in Baltimore, MD.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/11/2022

last visited: 8/14/2022

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First of its KindFIRST -- Engagement of the 5th Regiment of Maryland and the British - Baltimore, MD

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One of many dedicated trees at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/7/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Catholic Seminary in the U.S.- St Mary's Seminary - Baltimore MD

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Founded in 1791, St. Mary’s Seminary & University in Baltimore is the first Catholic seminary established in the United States. For over two hundred years, St. Mary’s has been owned and operated by the Sulpician Fathers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/6/2021

last visited: 8/26/2021

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First of its KindFIRST - First Boy Scout Armory - Baltimore MD

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First Boy Scout Armory-On this site, May 20, 1911, Ernest Thompson Seton, founder of the Boy Scouts of America, laid the cornerstone of the first Boy Scout Armory in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/23/2021

last visited: 8/29/2021

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First of its KindFIRST -- Master of Hampton - Towson, MD

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One of many historical markers at Hampton National Historic Site in Towson, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/13/2021

last visited: 8/16/2022

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First of its KindFIRST -- Master of Hampton - Towson, MD

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One of many historical markers at Hampton National Historic Site in Towson, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/18/2021

last visited: 8/16/2022

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First of its KindFIRST -- Fighter Plane to be Used on Operations by the United States Army Air Service - Baltimore, MD

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A biplane on display inside the Southwest Terminal at Baltimore/Washington International Airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/13/2021

last visited: 1/13/2021

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First of its KindFirst - Church of Baptists in Maryland - Lutherville-Timonium, MD

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In 1742 on land granted by the Fifth Lord Baltimore, Henry Sater, gentleman planter, founded this first church of Baptists in Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/3/2021

last visited: 8/31/2021

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