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First of its KindFIRST - Ready-mixed Concrete Factory, Tokyo, JAPAN

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The first Ready-mixed Concrete Factory was build here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YONEYAMA

location: Tokyo, Japan

date approved: 5/13/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Person to Swim Length of Lake - Lake George, New York

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A plaque commemorating Diane Struble, the first person to swim the length of Lake George, on a rock along the shoreline of Lake George, New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dream chaser

location: New York

date approved: 5/11/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Lincoln Resident Vietnam War Casualty - David Paul Evans - Lincoln, Rhode Island

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A public park dedicated in memory of David Paul Evans, the first Lincoln High School casualty of the Vietnam War, is in the central part of Lincoln, Rhode Island. Married at 21 for just eleven months, his son was born days after his death.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 5/10/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Oil Well Drilled in Eastland County - Ranger, TX

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1936 Historical Marker sits at the site of the first oil well drilled in Eastland County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/10/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Permanent White Settlement - Adolphustown, Ontario

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On June 16, 1784, a party of some 250 United Empire Loyalists landed from bateaux near this site and established the first permanent white settlement in Adolphustown Township.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/10/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Militia Garrison - Kingston, Ontario

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This plaque commemorates the services of the first permanent Militia Garrison of Kingston, assembled by Lieutenant-Colonel R.H. Bonnycastle to defend this city during the Upper Canadian Rebellion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/10/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - The First Masonic Lodge in the Province of BC

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The 1st Freemason's Lodge built in the new province of British Columbia, that joined Confederation in 1871, was built on this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bcrockcrawler, xstitcher, & BMXer

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/10/2022

last visited: 6/2/2022

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First of its KindFIRST - Zoo in Japan - Tokyo, JAPAN

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Ueno zoo is the First zoo in JAPAN.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YONEYAMA

location: Tokyo, Japan

date approved: 5/5/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Walnut Grove in Orange County - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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One of many historical markers in San Juan Capistrano, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/5/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Wooden Structure in San Juan Capistrano - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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The oldest wooden structure in San Juan Capistrano is on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/5/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- People in Capistrano Valley - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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One of many historical markers in San Juan Capistrano, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/5/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Bristow Man Killed in WWI - Bristow, OK

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Cpl. Peter Klingensmith was the first Bristow man killed in action in WWI - in Bristow, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 5/1/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Michigan State Prison - Jackson, MI

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The site of Michigan's first state prison which was opened in 1839 in Jackson, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 4/30/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Burial at Ranger Cemetery, Port Lavaca TX

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The grave of MAJ H. Oram Watts, Customs Collector at Linnville, who was killed in an 1840 Comanche raid, the first burial at Ranger Cemetery in Port Lavaca TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/28/2022

last visited: 4/29/2022

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First of its KindFIRST -- Time That Captain Samuel S. Dunnels entered Newport Bay - Newport Beach, CA

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A historical marker in Castaways Park in Newport Beach, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/28/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - First Time Taps was played-Berkeley Plantation - Charles City VA

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At Berkeley Plantation in 1862 the Army bugle call "Taps" was first played by bugler Oliver W. Norton; and written by him and General Daniel Butterfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/25/2022

last visited: 4/25/2022

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First of its KindWorld's First Sri Chimnoy Peace Blossom Bridge - Cumberland, Rhode Island

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The World's First Sri Chimnoy Peace Blossom Bridge was dedicated on April 24, 1989. It is the Broad Street Bridge which crosses the Blackstone River between Cumberland and Central Falls, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/24/2022

last visited: never

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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 -- Yorba Linda City Council - Yorba Linda, CA

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A citizen memorial at a park in Yorba Linda, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/24/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mayor of Yorba Linda - Yorba Linda, CA

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A citizen memorial at a park in Yorba Linda, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/24/2022

last visited: never

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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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First of its KindFIRST - Session of the Legislative Assembly - Niagara on the Lake, Ontario

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The first session of the Legislative Assembly held at Newark (Niagara-on-the-Lake) 17 September to 15 October 1792, introduced a limited form of representative government to the newly created colony of Upper Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/20/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindSite of Freestone County's FIRST Phone Exchange - Stewards Mill, TX

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A 1964 Texas Historical Marker at the derelict 1869 Stewards Mill store, near the intersection of FM 833 and FM 2547 in Stewards Mill notes that the county's first phone exchange was located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/19/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Neem Tree Planted in the Cayman Islands - George Town, Cayman Islands

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The first neem tree planted in the Cayman Islands is located on the grounds of Rotary Centennial Park at the intersection of Fort Street and District Bus Depot Road in George Town, Grand Cayman Island, Cayman Islands.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Cayman Islands

date approved: 4/19/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Person Buried in Driver Cemetery - Freestone County, TX

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A 1975 Texas Historical Marker at Driver Cemetery, between Teague and Fairfield, indicates that the first person buried here was Mary C. Driver, back in 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/18/2022

last visited: never

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