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During the Depression, the federal government employed writers in the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration (WPA) to compile the first comprehensive guidebooks to the United States, the American Guide Series. Guides were published for the 48 states, Alaska, and countless cities. This category is for waymarking places referred to in the series.
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American Guide SeriesGrand Coulee Dam - Grand Coulee, WA

in American Guide Series

The largest producer of hydroelectric power in the country, Grand Coulee Dam was the largest concrete structure in the world when built, containing 11,975,521 cubic yards of concrete. It remains the largest concrete structure in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSanta Fe Marker - Dodge City, Kansas

in American Guide Series

This marker, created by the Daughters of the American Revolution, was originally placed at 2nd Avenue and Trail and is now placed at the eastern entrance of Wright Park - 71 2nd Avenue in Dodge City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/11/2018

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSUNDIALS - Dodge City, Kansas. U.S.A

in American Guide Series

This is the eastern sundial of a pair with the 100th parallel running between them. It is located at the Dodge City train Depot - Central Avenue & Wyatt Earp Street in Dodge City, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 4/11/2018

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe story of Ah-Ho-Appa (Falling Leaf) -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

in American Guide Series

The heart-wrenching story of Ah-Ho-Appa (Falling Leaf), known in modern times as Mni Akuwin (Brings Water Home Woman) is related by the WPA writers in the Wyoming State Guide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesSite of Fort Platte -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

in American Guide Series

The site of Fort Platte, an early trading post on the Oregon Trail, earned a mention from the WPA writers in the regional Oregon Trail Guide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesFort Platte -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

in American Guide Series

The site of Fort Platte, an early trading post, earned a mention from the WPA writers in the Wyoming State Guide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesNorth Platte River Bridge AKA Old Army Bridge -- Fort Laramie WY

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The 1876 Old Army bridge across the North Platte River in Fort Laramie WY earned a mention in the WPA Guide to the state of Wyoming

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesOT Sutler's Store -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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The Sutler's Store, near Old Bedlam, earned a mention in the WPA Guide to the Oregon Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesSutler's Store -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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The Sutler's Store, near Old Bedlam, earned a mention in the WPA state guide to Wyoming

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesGuardhouse -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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The restored 1849 guardhouse near the Parade Ground on Fort Laramie NHS, earned a mention in the WPA Guide to the the State of Wyoming

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesOT Guardhouse -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

in American Guide Series

The restored guardhouse near the Parade Ground on Fort Laramie NHS, earned a mention in the WPA Guide to the Oregon Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesOT Enlisted Barracks -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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The Enlisted Men's Barracks at Fort Laramie got a mention in the Oregon Trail WPA Guide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesEnlisted Barracks -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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The Enlisted Men's Barracks at Fort Laramie got a mention in the Wyoming WPA Guide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesOT Old Bedlam -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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"Old Bedlam," the Officer's Club on board Fort Laramie, the center of social life on this frontier post, earned a mention in the WPA Guide to the Oregon Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesOld Bedlam -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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"Old Bedlam," the Officer's Club on board Fort Laramie, the center of social life on this frontier post, earned a mention in the WPA state Guide Wyoming

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/8/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesPost Hospital Ruins -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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The haunting ruins of the Post Hospital for Fort Laramie earned a mention by the WPA writers who visited here to create the sketch of Fort Laramie for the WPA Wyoming State Guide.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/4/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesFort Laramie National Monument -- Fort Laramie National Historic Site, WY

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The planned Fort Laramie National Monument earned a long entry in the WPA's Wyoming State Guide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/4/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesOld Fort Laramie -- Fort Laramie WY

in American Guide Series

Old Fort Laramie, an important stop on the Oregon Trail, was explored in depth by WPA writers working on the Oregon Trail Guide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/4/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesWyoming-Nebraska Line -- US 26 east of Torrington WY

in American Guide Series

The crossing point of the US 26 between Wyoming and Nebraska earned a mention in the WPA Guide to the State of Wyoming

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/3/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesOT Register Cliff -- Guernsey WY

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Amazing Register Cliff, a landmark on the Oregon, California and Morman Emigrant trails, earned a mention in the WPA Guide to the Oregon Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/3/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesRegister Cliff -- Guernsey WY

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Amazing Register Cliff, a landmark on the Oregon, California and Morman Emigrant trails, earned a mention in the WPA Guide to Wyoming

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/3/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesGuernsey Ranch -- Guernsey WY

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The Guernsey Ranch, setting of the popular book "Wyoming Cowboy Days" published in 1936 by Charles Arthur Guernsey, earned a mention in the WPA Wyoming Guide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/3/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesPony Express Monument -- Guernsey WY

in American Guide Series

This Pony Express Monument at Guernsey earned a mention in the Wyoming state WPA guide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 4/3/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesPioneer Monument -- Casper WY

in American Guide Series

The landmark Pioneer Monument in downtown Casper earned a mention in the WPA Guide to the Oregon Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/29/2018

last visited: 8/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesHolliday Park -- Cheyenne WY

in American Guide Series

Holliday Park - a large city park east of downtown Cheyenne right on the Lincoln Highway, earned a mention in the WPA Guide to Wyoming

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Wyoming

date approved: 3/25/2018

last visited: 7/24/2004

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