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First of its KindOLDEST Dated Headstone in Blum Cemetery - Blum, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the front of Blum Cemetery indicates that the headstone of Robert E. Lee McCullough is the oldest dated headstone in the cemetery, although earlier burials are likely to exist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/18/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST County Seat of Johnson County - Wardville, TX

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The Chisholm Trail Museum in Cleburne stands on the site of Wardville, the first Johnson County Seat. A sign at the gate is one of several indications in the park of Wardville's original status.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/27/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST WWII casualty from Johnson Co. TX -- ENS H. D. Crow, Cleburne TX

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When Ensign Howard D. Crow, USN, a native of Johnson County TX, perished in the 7 Dec 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, he became the first serviceman killed in WWII from Johnson County TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/27/2013

last visited: 10/20/2013

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First of its KindOLDEST Operating Masonic Lodge in Johnson County, TX - Grandview, TX

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Grandview Masonic Lodge #266 is the oldest operating Masonic Lodge in Johnson County, located at 101 N 3rd St, Grandview, TX. Only the lodge in Buchanan, a town which no longer exists save for its cemetery, preceded it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Elected officials of Bosque Co. TX - Meridian TX

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A small granite monument erected in honor of the first elected officals of Bosque Co. TX. The marker sits on the Bosque Co. Courthouse lawn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/29/2013

last visited: 1/26/2013

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in Caddo Cemetery - Joshua, TX

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A small sign at a sandstone rockpile grave indicates that this is the burial site of William Hail, a young boy who died in this area in 1863. Caddo Cemetery later evolved around this initial gravesite.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/21/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST African-American Church and Building in Milford, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker on the Saint James A.M.E. Church, built in 1907 and an excellent example of Gothic Revival architecture, indicates that this is the city of Milford's oldest African-American church (going back to 1883) and building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/3/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindOLDEST Church Building - Waxahachie, TX

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Located at 308 N Monroe St, Waxahachie, TX, this sanctuary served St. Paul's Episcopal Church from 1887 to 2002, and is Waxahachie's oldest church, built in 1885. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST (Oldest) Organized Church in Ellis County, TX

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Per the Texas Historical Marker just up the road (FM 664 and Shiloh Rd), the Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church is the oldest organized church in Ellis County. Located at 7810 Shiloh Rd, Ovilla, TX 76065. Phone is 972-723-3758.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/18/2012

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Hood Family Cemetery - Aledo, TX

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The Texas Historical Marker at the gate to the Hood Family Cemetery, Aledo, TX, indicates that Elizabeth Hood was the first burial here, in 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/25/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindSite of the FIRST Library in Fort Worth, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker and the original library's cornerstone mark the site of the first city library in Fort Worth, TX, at the corner of 9th and Houston Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/17/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST (Oldest) Church in Fort Worth, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker and gold lettering in the sidewalk indicate that the First Christian Church of Fort Worth is the oldest church in Fort Worth, TX. The current building was built in 1915, but the congregation itself dates to 1855.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 11/16/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindSite of Fort Worth's FIRST Telephone Exchange

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One particular block of a sidewalk in Fort Worth, TX, near the northeast corner of W 2nd and Houston Streets, indicates that this was the site of the city's first telephone exchange in 1881.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/16/2013

last visited: never

Image for EARLIEST Dated Tombstone in Annetta Cemetery - Annetta, TXview gallery

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First of its KindEARLIEST Dated Tombstone in Annetta Cemetery - Annetta, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at the front of Annetta Cemetery indicates that, while it is likely that this site had already been used for burials for several years, the tombstone of Edgar M. King is the earliest here, dated 1882.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/14/2015

last visited: 2/12/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Television Station in Texas - Fort Worth

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On September 27, 1948, WBAP-Fort Worth became the first television station in Texas--and indeed in the whole South--to go on the air, carrying a speech by President Harry Truman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 9/27/2006

last visited: 9/18/2012

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First of its KindFIRST African-American Policeman in Fort Worth, TX

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Hagar Tucker was the first African American policeman in Fort Worth, TX, way back in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: 11/19/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Fort Worth TX

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The Mt. Olivet historical marker is WRONG -- Mt. Olivet's carefully kept records indicate that Thomas Hill was the first person buried here, on 9 Apr 1907.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 12/11/2012

last visited: 12/14/2012

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First of its KindRunaway Mine train - Six Flags over Texas Arlington, Texas

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The Runway mine Train at Six Flags over Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Texas

date approved: 5/28/2010

last visited: 5/13/2011

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First of its KindFIRST -- burial in Fuget Cem., Grand Prairie TX

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The grave of J. H. Snow, who was the first recorded burial in Grand Prairie's forgotten Fuget Cemetery. Fuget Cem. is on board the GP Army Air Reserve base near Jefferson Blvd and Loop 12.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/5/2013

last visited: 2/5/2013

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First of its KindLizzie Richardson - FIRST Grave in Edgewood Cemetery, Lancaster, TX

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Modern-day stone marker noting that Lizzie Richardson, who died in the summer of 1845, was the first burial in Edgewood Cemetery in Lancaster, TX. This is also mentioned on the cemetery's Texas Historical Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/3/2012

last visited: 4/28/2012

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Saginaw Cemetery - Saginaw, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker notes that John David Bowman was the first burial in Saginaw Cemetery in 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Lisbon Cemetery - Dallas, TX

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A simple, gray marker in Lisbon Cemetery indicates that James J. Dowd was the first burial here. The cemetery is at 4300 S Denley Dr, Dallas, TX, and was the main burial ground of the Lisbon Community, since incorporated into Dallas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/12/2013

last visited: 12/11/2013

Image for EARLIEST Marked Burial in Hutchins Memorial Cemetery - Hutchins, TXview gallery

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Burial in Hutchins Memorial Cemetery - Hutchins, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker in Hutchins Memorial Cemetery indicates that the grave of Alonzo B. Clark is the earliest marked burial here, from 1875.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

Image for FIRST Hotel to Bear Conrad Hilton's Name - Dallas, TXview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST Hotel to Bear Conrad Hilton's Name - Dallas, TX

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Just inside the Harwood St entrance to the Hotel Indigo, Dallas, TX, this Texas Historical Marker commemorates this hotel as the very first to bear the Hilton name. This was also his first high-rise hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindProduction of Dallas's FIRST Bottle of Coca-Cola - Dallas, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker at 2628 Elm Street, in Dallas's Deep Ellum, commemorates this as the site where the city's first bottle of Coca-Cola was produced in 1902.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2013

last visited: 5/20/2013

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