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Image for First Log Church in Broome County, NYview gallery

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First of its KindFirst Log Church in Broome County, NY

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There was a log church with a cemetery. The church was rebuilt a short distance away.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/22/2014

last visited: never

Image for First schoolhouse of Owego settlement built of logs - Owego, NYview gallery

WW28.3 km

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First of its KindFirst schoolhouse of Owego settlement built of logs - Owego, NY

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First schoolhouse built about 1797 where Old Academy building is today

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 1/5/2015

last visited: never

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SESE56.2 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Treasurer of the United States - Samuel Meredith

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This is based on a Pennsylvania Historical Marker as listed below. He is the first Treasurer of the US under a US president, George Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/23/2006

last visited: 8/25/2009

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WW84.5 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Post WWII Road Race in America

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The first automobile road race after World War II was held in Watkins Glen, NY in 1948.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 7/2/2007

last visited: 9/6/2014

Image for America's First Jazz Festival - Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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First of its KindAmerica's First Jazz Festival - Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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Who would have ever thought that Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania would claim America's First Jazz Festival? Here's their proof.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Use of the Basketball 24-Second Shot Clock - Syracuse, NYview gallery

NN107.8 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Use of the Basketball 24-Second Shot Clock - Syracuse, NY

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A plaque recounting the first use of the 24-second shot clock in basketball is located on a shot clock on S. Franklin Street near Armory Square in Syracuse, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Women's Rights Convention in the World - Seneca Falls, NYview gallery

NWNW116 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Women's Rights Convention in the World - Seneca Falls, NY

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Identical plaques identifying the first Women's Rights Convention in the world is located on the outside east wall and same interior wall of the Wesleyan Chapel at just east of 136 Fall Street in Seneca Falls, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 9/27/2014

last visited: never

Image for First Plank Road in the United States - Syracuse, N.Y.view gallery

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First of its KindFirst Plank Road in the United States - Syracuse, N.Y.

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This plank road which was completed in 1846, ran from Syracuse to Central Square, covering 16.5 miles. It was the first plank road in the United States, copying the design of plank roads already in existence in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCRAZY

location: New York

date approved: 6/19/2008

last visited: 11/4/2012

Image for First Observance of Memorial Day - Waterloo, NYview gallery

NWNW119.1 km

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First of its KindFirst Observance of Memorial Day - Waterloo, NY

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In May 1966, US Congress and President Johnson declared Waterloo was the birthplace of Memorial Day

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New York

date approved: 2/10/2014

last visited: 2/10/2014

Image for First- teacher, school, settler, board of trustees - Waterloo, NYview gallery

NWNW119.1 km

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First of its KindFirst- teacher, school, settler, board of trustees - Waterloo, NY

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Centennial arch for high school education in Waterloo NY holds a lot of other information; even 412 men who enlisted in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New York

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: never

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SESE120.1 km

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First of its KindPennsylvania's First Experimental Forest

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Pennsylvania's First Experimental Forest Planting on State Game Lands Ludleyville, 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member unimoggers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/24/2007

last visited: never

Image for FIRST - Church, Otsego County, NYview gallery

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First of its KindFIRST - Church, Otsego County, NY

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Marker pointing down the road to where the cemetery and church are.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: New York

date approved: 1/26/2014

last visited: never

Image for First M.D. degree for a woman in United Statesview gallery

NWNW122.3 km

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First of its KindFirst M.D. degree for a woman in United States

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Elizabeth Blackwell earned her M.D. in 1849, overcoming taunts and prejudice while at medical school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly

location: New York

date approved: 3/18/2008

last visited: 8/16/2008

Image for Schroeppel Home - Schroeppel, New Yorkview gallery

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First of its KindSchroeppel Home - Schroeppel, New York

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This historic house is located on Morgan Road in the Town of Schroeppel, near Pennellville, New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCRAZY

location: New York

date approved: 10/15/2008

last visited: never

Image for First Grange Pennsylvaniaview gallery

SWSW131 km

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First of its KindFirst Grange Pennsylvania

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This is the location of the First Eagle Grange meeting hall for Pennsylvania

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member bechdel

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/22/2010

last visited: 1/3/2015

Image for FIRST - Brick Edifice in Clyde - Clyde, N.Y.view gallery

NWNW135 km

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First of its KindFIRST - Brick Edifice in Clyde - Clyde, N.Y.

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This is the first brick edifice located in Clyde, N.Y.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCRAZY

location: New York

date approved: 11/4/2006

last visited: 2/14/2010

Image for First School House in Palmyraview gallery

NWNW152.4 km

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First of its KindFirst School House in Palmyra

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First school house in Palmyra was located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChileHead

location: New York

date approved: 7/23/2009

last visited: 7/7/2011

Image for First Church, Palmyra NYview gallery

NWNW152.6 km

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First of its KindFirst Church, Palmyra NY

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First church in Palmyra was located here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChileHead

location: New York

date approved: 7/23/2009

last visited: 7/7/2011

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