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Discover items, places, people, events, etc. that represent the extremes of their class, identified by any superlative (with a few exceptions).
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Image for Oldest - catholic Church in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties - Dublin, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOldest - catholic Church in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties - Dublin, CA

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The oldest church in two Californian counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/23/2013

last visited: never

Image for LAST - Lightship in California - Oakland, CAview gallery

SWSW38.5 km

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SuperlativesLAST - Lightship in California - Oakland, CA

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The Coast Guard Lightship WLV 605 – Relief is the last remaining lightship in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 1/17/2008

last visited: 1/17/2008

Image for TALLEST Pyramid in the World - Transamerica Pyramid - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW47.2 km

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SuperlativesTALLEST Pyramid in the World - Transamerica Pyramid - San Francisco, CA

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The former headquarters of Transamerica Corporation is the World's tallest pyramid at 853 feet/260 m.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member shadow101

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 3/16/2013

Image for LARGEST -- Urban Park in the World - Golden Gate NRAview gallery

SWSW48.6 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Urban Park in the World - Golden Gate NRA

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The Golden Gate National Recreation Area, situated on both sides of the Golden Gate, is the largest urban park in the world, and the most popular in the U.S. National Park system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/14/2012

last visited: 8/19/2011

Image for NORTHERNMOST - Mission in California - Sonoma, CAview gallery

NWNW54.4 km

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SuperlativesNORTHERNMOST - Mission in California - Sonoma, CA

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Mission San Francisco Solano is the last mission and the northernmost mission in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/19/2009

last visited: 9/14/2014

Image for OLDEST -- Freestanding Welcome Arch in the U.S. - Lodi Mission Arch - Lodi, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST -- Freestanding Welcome Arch in the U.S. - Lodi Mission Arch - Lodi, CA

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The City of Lodi makes claim to hosting the oldest freestanding welcome arch in the U.S. on the city's website.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 4/5/2014

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - tidal wetlands restoration project - Alviso, California view gallery

SS64.1 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - tidal wetlands restoration project - Alviso, California

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Largest acreage of former industrial salt ponds being restored to natural wildlife habitat

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 11/9/2008

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Railroad station in California  -- Menlo Park, California view gallery

SS66 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Railroad station in California -- Menlo Park, California

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Attractive Victorian depot serving San Francisco and San Jose passengers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: 1/4/2015

Image for OLDEST - house in Atherton -- Atherton, California view gallery

SS66.5 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - house in Atherton -- Atherton, California

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Gothic Victorian gem built in 1866

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - Mechanical Calculator  -  Mountain View, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Mechanical Calculator - Mountain View, CA

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The Babbage Difference Engine at the Computer History Museum in Mt. View, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member michael3900

location: California

date approved: 9/26/2008

last visited: 1/26/2015

Image for OLDEST - The World's Oldest Beerview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - The World's Oldest Beer

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Manteca's brewery produces a beer made from 45 million year-old yeast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: California

date approved: 8/29/2009

last visited: 12/11/2010

Image for ONLY -- Survivor of the Fire of Nov. 1852 - Lady Adams Buildingview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY -- Survivor of the Fire of Nov. 1852 - Lady Adams Building

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The historic Lady Adams Building is the only remaining building to survive the November Fire of 1852 and is also the oldest building in Old Sacramento.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 2/18/2015

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - Passenger depot still in use in California - Santa Clara, CAview gallery

SS73.7 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Passenger depot still in use in California - Santa Clara, CA

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The Santa Clara Caltrain depot is the oldest passenger depot still in use in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/26/2009

last visited: 10/26/2009

Image for ONLY -- Dreadnought-Type Battleship Built on the Pacific Coast - U.S.S. Californiaview gallery

NENE73.7 km

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SuperlativesONLY -- Dreadnought-Type Battleship Built on the Pacific Coast - U.S.S. California

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This false and misleading superlative caption is etched on a plaque above the bell as well as mentioned in inlaid letters on a pillar that supports the bell and is located in Capitol Park near the state capitol in Sacramento, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/18/2013

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - High school in Santa Clara County - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS74.4 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - High school in Santa Clara County - San Jose, CA

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San Jose High School is the oldest school in the county and 2nd in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/19/2013

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST - House Still Standing - Half Moon Bay, CAview gallery

SWSW74.7 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - House Still Standing - Half Moon Bay, CA

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This house in downtown is the oldest still standing house in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/1/2013

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST -Quaker Meeting House in California - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS75 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -Quaker Meeting House in California - San Jose, CA

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The house was built in 1885. In 1958 it was relocated to its current location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 2/25/2008

last visited: 5/21/2008

Image for OLDEST -Church building in San Jose in constant use - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS75.5 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST -Church building in San Jose in constant use - San Jose, CA

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The Trinity Episcopal church/cathedral was erected in 1863. It's the oldest church in constent use in SJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 8/18/2007

Image for FIRST - Skyscraper in San Jose, CAview gallery

SS75.8 km

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SuperlativesFIRST - Skyscraper in San Jose, CA

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San Jose's first skyscraper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/20/2007

last visited: 9/16/2007

Image for LARGEST - Monopoly Board in the World - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS76.6 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - Monopoly Board in the World - San Jose, CA

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The World's largest Monopoly game.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/15/2009

last visited: 8/31/2013

Image for OLDEST - Structure at Baldwin estate - Cupertino, CAview gallery

SS77.7 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Structure at Baldwin estate - Cupertino, CA

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The former winery structure is the oldest. It's now on the campus of De Anza College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/2/2012

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST Gurdwara in North America - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS78.4 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST Gurdwara in North America - San Jose, CA

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The Sikh Gurdwara - San Jose is the largest and most expensive Gurdwara in North America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/12/2011

last visited: never

Image for Longest - Surfboard of douglas fir and redwood - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS79.3 km

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SuperlativesLongest - Surfboard of douglas fir and redwood - San Jose, CA

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A surfboard in San Jose, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/9/2015

last visited: never

Image for LARGEST - World's Largest Dehydrating Plant - Campbell, CAview gallery

SS81.3 km

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SuperlativesLARGEST - World's Largest Dehydrating Plant - Campbell, CA

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A plaque about the World's Largest Dehydrating Plant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/4/2013

last visited: never

Image for OLDEST Commercial building in Roseville CAview gallery

NENE99.9 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST Commercial building in Roseville CA

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The IOOF building was built above the store of Mr. Pratt. The date on the building is 1878.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: never

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