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First of its KindFIRST - Armed Resistance to Slavery - Alton, IL

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The mobs started in St. Charles, MO, and they finished it in Alton, IL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/8/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Swedish pilot who died in an air battle over Swedish territory - Sölvesborg, Sweden

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Memorial stone at the place where Harry Nordlund's plane crashed after being shot in an air duel. He was the first Swedish pilot to die in an air battle over Swedish territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Blekinge, Sweden

date approved: 2/7/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Federally Constructed Post Office in Yuma - Yuma, AZ

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One of many historical markers in Yuma, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 2/7/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Battle of Civil War in Missouri

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Old home, one part of the boys detention center, now for sale. This is the site the battle ended, and the Confederates surrendered in this first battle of the Civil War in Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/7/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Wheels That Traversed Imperial County - El Centro, CA

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A historical marker at the Sunbeam Rest Area (Westbound) in El Centro, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/7/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Southern Route West - El Centro, CA

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A historical marker at the Sunbeam Rest Area (Westbound) in El Centro, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/7/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Good Watering Spot Beyond the Colorado River - El Centro, CA

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A state historical marker in the Sunbeam rest area (eastbound) near El Centro, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/7/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Marked [Grave] Site in Hope Cemetery - Falls County, TX

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A 1980 Texas Historical Marker at Hope Cemetery in rural Falls County, TX indicates that the first marked gravesite here is that of an infant, Alma Etta Watters, dating to 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/6/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Vermontville Schoolhouse - Vermontville, MI

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This placard marks the location of the first school in Vermontville. It can be found at the corners of North Main and West Main at 106 North Main Street, Vermontville MI 49096.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 2/6/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST State Tax Commissioner of the State of Texas - Mexia, TX

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The headstone marking the final resting place of William Richardson Davie III in the Mexia City Cemetery provides a summary of his career, noting him as the first State Tax Commissioner of the State of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/5/2022

last visited: never

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

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A 2000 Texas Historical Marker at Gunter Cemetery, southwest of Thornton in rural Limestone County, TX, notes that an infant, Evan Gunter, was the first burial in the cemetery back in 1893.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/4/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Family Member Interred Here (Kellum Cemetery) - Waco, TX

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A 1989 Texas Historical Marker at the Kellum Family Cemetery in front of the Carver Park Baptist Church at 1020 Herring Ave in Waco notes War of 1812 veteran, Edward Kellum, as the first family member buried here, way back in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/4/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Pastor & Server at St. Mary's Church - Mashek,, MO

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Tombstone obelisk marks the existence of the Catholic Church which founded this cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/4/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Superintendent St. Joseph's Hospital - Boonville, MO

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The hospital closed in 1969, and has since been razed

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/31/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFort Worth's FIRST Bank Building - Fort Worth, TX

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The beautiful Second Empire City National Bank Building is at 333 Houston St, Fort Worth, TX. Noted as Fort Worth's first bank, it hasn't seen any banking for well over a century, and today, it's used for both retail and living space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/29/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindLe premier curé - The First Priest - Saint-Jérôme, Québec

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Étienne Blyth a été le premier curé permanent de la paroisse de Saint-Jerôme. Étienne Blyth was the first permanent priest in the parish of Saint-Jerôme.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 1/28/2022

last visited: 4/10/2022

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First of its KindFIRST -- Tree Planted by Aberdeen Tree Committee - Aberdeen, MD

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One of a few dedicated trees in Aberdeen, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/23/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Dynamite factory in the United States - San Francisco, CA

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The first dynamite factory in the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 1/23/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Membership Meeting in the New Building - Smyrna, DE

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A fire station in Smyrna, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/23/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Known Residents of the Barracks - Smyrna, DE

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A historic building in Smyrna, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/23/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church - Dover, DE

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A historical marker in Dover, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/23/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Woman to Receive an Honorary Doctorate from Oxford University - Dover, DE

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A state historical marker noting the building where Annie Jump Cannon first observed stars. She later defined a classification system for cataloguing hundreds of thousands of stars which astronomers still use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/23/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Stars Observed by Annie Jump Cannon - Dover, DE

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A state historical marker noting the building where Annie Jump Cannon first observed stars. She later defined a classification system for cataloguing hundreds of thousands of stars which astronomers still use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/23/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Convention of the People of Colour - Dover, DE

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A historical marker in Dover, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/23/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Colonial Bishop in the British Empire - Dover, DE

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A citizen memorial at the entrance to Christ Church in Dover, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/23/2022

last visited: never

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