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Locations with plaques describing the FIRST occurrence of a Person/Group or Place/Location or Thing/Event.
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Image for FIRST - Cemetery Burial - Citrus Height, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Cemetery Burial - Citrus Height, CA

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A man from Tennessee was the first person buried in Sylvan Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: California

date approved: 7/15/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST School Site in Roseville - Roseville, CA

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The northwest corner of South Grant and Vernon Street was the site of the first school in Roseville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: California

date approved: 6/15/2013

last visited: 4/16/2012

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First of its KindFirst wireless -- Guilermo Marconi -- Sacramento CA

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Some major roads in north Sacramento have been named after inventors. Marconi Av is a major 4-lane arterial. Plaques are at all 4 corners and appear to be recent. Commemorates 1st wireless transmission across Atlantic in 1901 at age 21.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 12/28/2011

last visited: 7/13/2012

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First of its KindFirst American Legion Riders, Post 383, Fair Oaks CA

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Begun in 1993 by Chuck "Tramp" Dare, to form an association of family friendly motorcycle riders who were Veterans. Fair Oaks Post has grown from 19 members to other chapters across the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 10/25/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst African Methodist Episcopal Church on the Pacific Coast

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The Methodist Church of Colored People of Sacramento City became the first African Methodist Episcopal Church on the Pacific Coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Statewide Convention of the California Colored Citizens

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The first statewide convention of the California Colored Citizens was held in 1855.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 9/23/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Distribution Point of Electricity for a Major City

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The first distribution point of electricity for a major city was constructed in Sacramento in 1894.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Transmission of Electricity From Folsom Powerhouse

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The first transmission of electricity from the Folsom Powerhouse to the Station A substation was on July 13, 1895.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Overhead Wire Streetcar System in California's Central Valley

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Sacramento's Folsom Powerhouse electrical distribution network resulted in the first overhead wire streetcar system in the Central Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Sacramento County Courthouse

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Sacramento's first County Courthouse served as California's State Capitol for the third and fifth sessions of the state legislature.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Woman in Space - Sally Ride - Sacramento CA

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Sally Ride was inducted into the Astronauts Hall of Fame for her 1983 Challenger flight, Mission STS-7. She was also inducted into the California Museum Hall of Fame.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 8/12/2012

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Camellia Flower to be introduced into Californiaview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Camellia Flower to be introduced into California

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This historical sign is located on J Street next to Firehouse Alley in Old Sacramento, CA and claims this site as the first location to introduce the Camellia into California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: 6/21/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Transcontinental Railroad Groundbreaking Site

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This historic placard is located on Front and K Streets in Old Sacramento and marks this site's historic groundbreaking ceremony of its western origin of the railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Sandblasted Historical Marker in California - Sacramento

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Traditional markers have been cast bronze. They have become targets for recycle vandals. This is an innovative and generous attempt to retain California history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 1/3/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Transcontinental Railroad in America

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The western terminus of America's first Transcontinental Railroad was at the foot of K Street in what is now Old Sacramento.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 1/30/2013

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - California’s First Passenger Railroad - Folsom, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - California’s First Passenger Railroad - Folsom, CA

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A plaque marking the terminal of California’s First Passenger Railroad/

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 2/4/2014

last visited: 5/3/2014

Image for FIRST - Fire Company in the State of California - Mutual Hook & Ladder Company - Sacramento, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Fire Company in the State of California - Mutual Hook & Ladder Company - Sacramento, CA

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This historical marker and FIRST resides within Old City Cemetery and near the Volunteer Fireman's Plot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Mayor of Sacramento, CA - Hardin Bigelow

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The grave of Sacramento's first mayor resides near the front entrance to Old City Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Clay Pipe Plant in the West - Lincoln, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Clay Pipe Plant in the West - Lincoln, CA

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A plaque in downtown Lincoln, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/21/2014

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Woodland Opera House, Woodland, Californiaview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Woodland Opera House, Woodland, California

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The FIRST Opera House to serve the Sacramento Valley was built on this site in 1885.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: California

date approved: 9/24/2006

last visited: 9/1/2012

Image for Site of Bryon Jackson First Machine Shop - Woodland, CAview gallery

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First of its KindSite of Bryon Jackson First Machine Shop - Woodland, CA

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A plaque in downtown Woodland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/27/2011

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Yolo County Library Branch - Davis, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Yolo County Library Branch - Davis, CA

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A plaque in front of the former library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/29/2011

last visited: 12/31/2011

Image for FIRST - Brick building in Colfax - Colfax, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Brick building in Colfax - Colfax, CA

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A plaque about the first brick building in Colfax.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/26/2011

last visited: 10/9/2010

Image for FIRST - Transcontinental Railroad - Colfax, CAview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Transcontinental Railroad - Colfax, CA

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A plaque about the first Transcontinental Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/18/2011

last visited: 10/9/2010

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First of its KindFirst Woman Railroad President

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Sarah Kidder was the world’s first woman railroad president in 1901.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 10/28/2012

last visited: never

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