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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 SeriesNorth Congregational Church - St. Johnsbury, VT

in American Guide Series

The North Congregational Church building is in the Gothic style, built of Isle La Motte stone, with artistic window and wall decorations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Vermont

date approved: 8/28/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMuseum of Natural History - St. Johnsbury, VT

in American Guide Series

Constructed of Longmeadow red sandstone in the Richard Romanesque style, the building contains an extensive variety of exhibits including a complete collection of Vermont flora, exhibits of birds and other animals, and other relics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Vermont

date approved: 8/28/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTimothy Memorial Bridge - Pomeroy, WA

in American Guide Series

The Timothy Memorial Bridge was mentioned in the Washington: A guide to the Evergreen State.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Washington

date approved: 8/23/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRed Lodge, MT

in American Guide Series

Established in 1884, Red Lodge was, until the mid 1920s, exclusively a mining town, with miners from around the world laboriously extracting coal from the mines of Red Lodge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 8/17/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesY.W.C.A. - Leavenworth, Kansas

in American Guide Series

This two-story brick and limestone building was the site of the Y.W.C.A. and is now the site of Law Offices - 529 Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/4/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSouth Park - Lawrence, Kansas

in American Guide Series

This park is part of the original platting of the City of Lawrence and is located between 11th and 12th and is bisected by Massachusetts.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 8/4/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSnow Hall - Lawrence, Kansas

in American Guide Series

Snow Hall is a three-and-a-half story limestone building located at 1460 Jayhawk Blvd. in Lawrence, Ks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/4/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLavina, Montana

in American Guide Series

Now a sleepy little prairie town, Lavina was one of the lucky ones which survived both the Montana drought of the "Terrible Twenties", then endured a second helping during the "Dirty Thirties".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 8/3/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Castle Hall - Baldwin City, Kansas

in American Guide Series

The Old Castle Hall is located at 513 5th St in Baldwin City - just north of Elm Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/31/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCape Rock Park - Cape Girardeau, Mo.

in American Guide Series

This small park is located in the northeast part of the city on North Cape Rock Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/10/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Isthmus - Two Harbors, CA

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The Isthmus now called Two Harbors, is one of two towns on the island of Catalina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/1/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUS Government Barracks - Two Harbors, CA

in American Guide Series

The Isthmus Yacht Club was built during the Civil War period to house army barracks on the island. Today, it's the only structure that remains from that military installation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/30/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBower's Museum - Santa Ana, CA

in American Guide Series

One of the best known museums in all of Orange County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/30/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesZabriskie Point - Furnace Creek, CA

in American Guide Series

One of the most famous viewpoints in Death Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/30/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUbehebe Crater - Death Valley National Park, CA

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Death Valley has many dangers (extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme droughts, etc.) but a new danger is coming that very few people know about. Are people ready for the eruption of Ubehebe crater?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPlank Road - Felicity, CA

in American Guide Series

plank road, in the middle of the sand dunes of south eastern California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFort Tejon - Lebec, CA

in American Guide Series

One of the oldest settlements in Kern County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGrave of Chadrach Bond - Chester, Il.

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Chadrach Bond was Illinois first governor and he is buried in Evergreen Cemetery - 501 W Holmes St in Chester Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/24/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesClay County Savings Association Bank - Liberty, Mo.

in American Guide Series

This two-story red brick building is located on the northeast corner of Water and Franklin Streets in Liberty, Mo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/24/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHall of Waters - Excelsior Springs, Mo.

in American Guide Series

This two-story cut stone and concrete building is located at 201 E. Broadway in Excelsior Springs, Mo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/24/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Chief Mahaska - Oskaloosa, Ia.

in American Guide Series

This bronze statue is located on the west side of the Oskaloosa Town Square - 1st Ave., Market St., High Ave., 1st St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Iowa

date approved: 6/24/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesDoheny Memorial Library - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

A large library on the USC campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNatural History Museum of Los Angeles County - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

This is right next to the Olympic colosseum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTommy Trojan - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

The mascot for the University of Southern California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGeorge Finley Bovard Administration Building - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

One of the oldest buildings on the USC campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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