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First of its KindFIRST - Newspaper in North America - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The Halifax Gazette the First newspaper in North America, begun in 1752 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The plaque is erected inside Province House at 1726 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is where the Nova Scotia legislative assembly has met every year since 1819, making it the longest serving legislative building in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/29/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Iron works in North America-Saugus Iron Works NHS - Saugus MA

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Saugus Iron Works is the first integrated ironworks in North America. It was founded by John Winthrop the Younger and in operation between 1646 and approximately 1670.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/26/2022

last visited: 6/26/2022

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First of its KindFIRST - National Historic Site-Salem Maritime National Historic Site - Salem MA

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The Salem Maritime National Historic Site consists of 12 historic structures, one replica tall-ship, and 9 acres of land along the waterfront. Salem Maritime is the first National Historic Site established in the United States (March 17, 1938).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/26/2022

last visited: 6/26/2022

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First of its KindFIRST - First Church in Lowell-St. Anne - Lowell MA

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St. Anne’s cornerstone was laid May 20, 1824. It was the first building dedicated to religious worship in Lowell, and was the first church to be established and supported by a manufacturing company rather than a group of worshipers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/25/2022

last visited: 6/24/2022

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First of its KindFirst U.S. Army outpost built on the Texas Frontier - Fredericksburg, TX

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Located out 290 E (Main Street) across from Gillespie County Law Enforcement Center. The Fort is owned by the City of Fredericksburg and managed by the Texas Rangers Heritage Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/13/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - African American major league ballplayer- Toledo, OH

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Marker celebrating Moses Fleetwood Walker as the first African American major league ballplayer is located at the entrance to Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Ohio

date approved: 6/13/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Marked Burial in Osage Cemetery - Osage, TX

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A 1992 Texas Historical Marker at the Osage Cemetery indicates that the first marked burial here is that of R.P. Doherty, dating to 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/13/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Solo Flight of George W. Williams, Jr. - Temple, TX

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Near the northwest corner of the intersection of the HK Dodgen Loop and S General Bruce Dr is a bronze plaque at the former site of the Texas Aero Corporation factory, noting the first solo flight of George W. Williams, Jr. in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/13/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindSite of the First Gas Well in Texas, First Oil Well in North Texas - Petrolia, TX

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Its provenance unknown, a granite slab stands on the east side of TX 148, just a little south of Petrolia, noting that you're in the general area of where North Texas's first oil strike happened, leading to the state's first gas well not long after.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Arctic Brotherhood Camp Skagway No. 1. - Skagway, AK

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The rustic style Arctic Brotherhood Hall was the first of over 30 Arctic Brotherhood camps build in the Pacific Northwest. The camp is located at 245 Broadway in Skagway, AK.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Alaska

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: 6/17/2022

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First of its KindEARLIEST Burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery - Combine, TX

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A 2017 Texas Historical Marker at Pleasant Grove Cemetery indicates that the earliest burial here was that of a young girl, Harriet Mathis, way back in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/10/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Full-Cantilever Low-Wing Monoplane - Brea, CA

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One of many historical markers in Brea, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/9/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Public Cemetery in Orange County - Anaheim, CA

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The first public cemetery in Orange County is located in Anaheim, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/9/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Mausoleum on the West Coast - Anaheim, CA

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The first Mausoleum on the West Coast of the United States was built in 1914 and still is standing at Anaheim Cemetery in Anaheim, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/9/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Paper Mill in Dalton, MA

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A plaque on the Museum of Papermaking at 60 Pioneer Street identified the Crane & Company as the first paper mill in Dalton, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/8/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - County seat, school, voting booth, etc - Boonville, MO

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Historic fort sat on the Missouri River just north of this marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/6/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Congregational Parish of Truro - Truro MA

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41.998267, -70.054600

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/4/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Trustee of San Juan Elementary School District - 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: 6/3/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Dwelling - Vermontville, MI

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Location of the first dwelling in Vermontville, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 5/30/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Paved Road to Connect Midwest to Pacific Coast - Clarendon, TX

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A plaque describing Route 66 as the first paved road to connect the Midwest to the Pacific Coast is at the entrance to this rest area - in Clarendon, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Texas

date approved: 5/30/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial with a Dated Gravestone in Mt. Tabor Cemetery - Sandusky, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at Mt. Tabor Cemetery, Sandusky, TX, indicates that the first burial with a dated gravestone belongs to I.E. Lindsey, dating to 1868.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST President of Texas State Teachers Association - Crane, TX

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William Carey Crane was the FIRST President of the Texas State Teachers Association - in Crane, Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Cattle Trail Driver from Texas - Mentone, TX

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Oliver Loving was the first cattle trail driver from Texas - in Mentone, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2022

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Citizen - PREMIER - Citoyen - Ottawa, Ontario

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In 1947, Prime Minister William Lyon Mckenzie King became the first Canadian citizen. En 1947, le Premier Ministre William Lyon Mckenzie King est devenu le premier citoyen canadien.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/28/2022

last visited: never

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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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