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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 Commercial building in Roseville CAview gallery

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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

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

SWSW17.9 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 ONLY -- Survivor of the Fire of Nov. 1852 - Lady Adams Buildingview gallery

SWSW17.9 km

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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 - Continuously operating hardware store west of the Mississippi River - Placerville, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOLDEST - Continuously operating hardware store west of the Mississippi River - Placerville, CA

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A plaque in front of Placerville Hardware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 9/10/2014

Image for LARGEST Bronze Statue in CA, Grass Valley, CAview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST Bronze Statue in CA, Grass Valley, CA

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This wonderful monument has a plaque that boasts "It is the largest bronze monument of its kind in the State of California".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: California

date approved: 5/30/2011

last visited: 9/2/2013

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 TALLEST Dam in USA - Oroville, Californiaview gallery

NN91.7 km

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SuperlativesTALLEST Dam in USA - Oroville, California

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At 770 feet (230 m) high, the Oroville Dam on the Feather River is the tallest dam in the U.S.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 10/6/2014

last visited: never

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 NORTHERNMOST - Mission in California - Sonoma, CAview gallery

SWSW103.8 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 Volcano woodstove in CA -  El Dorado Co.  CAview gallery

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SuperlativesOldest Volcano woodstove in CA - El Dorado Co. CA

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Manufactured in Jacksonville Florida. Hope they waited until a train could bring it to Nevada. When there was no electricity, this was the primary source to heat a room, cook meals, hot water always ready.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2014

last visited: never

Image for Oldest - catholic Church in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties - Dublin, CAview gallery

SWSW122.6 km

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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

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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

SWSW135.2 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

SWSW135.8 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 OLDEST - building on the West Coast of USview gallery

NN147.3 km

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SuperlativesOLDEST - building on the West Coast of US

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Santa Maria de Ovila was relocated from Spain and rebuilt in Northern Calif. as New Clairvaux. The Spanish government closed all religious orders in 1835. In 1931,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 6/15/2013

last visited: 10/4/2013

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

SS150.3 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

SWSW156.4 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 LARGEST - Mechanical Calculator  -  Mountain View, CAview gallery

SWSW156.6 km

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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 - house in Atherton -- Atherton, California view gallery

SWSW157.1 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 Oldest and First Courthouse in Merced County, Californiaview gallery

SESE157.2 km

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SuperlativesOldest and First Courthouse in Merced County, California

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Oldest Courthouse in Merced County, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kdczy

location: California

date approved: 12/20/2010

last visited: 4/16/2013

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

SS157.6 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 LARGEST Gurdwara in North America - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS158 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 OLDEST - Passenger depot still in use in California - Santa Clara, CAview gallery

SS158.8 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 OLDEST -Church building in San Jose in constant use - San Jose, CAview gallery

SS159.3 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

SS159.6 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

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