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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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EE39.9 km

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American Guide SeriesAustin Cary Memorial Forest - Alachua County, FL

in American Guide Series

The Austin Cary Memorial Forest is a valuable natural laboratory of the University of Florida for forest resource education, demonstration, and research.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member crackergals

location: Florida

date approved: 4/24/2009

last visited: 6/26/2019

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NENE49.6 km

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American Guide SeriesUnion County Courthouse - Lake Butler, FL

in American Guide Series

The Union County Courthouse, located in Lake Butler, Florida, was built by the Works Progress Administration in 1936 at a cost of $39,000. It is referenced in the American Guide Series for Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 2/22/2010

last visited: 6/25/2019

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EE66.6 km

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American Guide SeriesGold Head Branch State Park - Keystone Heights, FL

in American Guide Series

The park's full name is the Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park, and it's located in Keystone Heights, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 7/23/2011

last visited: 8/27/2018

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NN66.6 km

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American Guide SeriesOlustee Battlefield - Olustee, FL

in American Guide Series

The Battle of Olustee, also known as the Battle of Ocean Pond, was fought in Olustee near Lake City, Florida, on February 20, 1864, during the American Civil War. A reenactment is held each year to commemorate the battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 7/23/2011

last visited: 12/5/2018

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SESE72.3 km

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American Guide SeriesSilver Springs, FL

in American Guide Series

West Central Florida Attraction

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife

location: Florida

date approved: 1/27/2008

last visited: 7/11/2017

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NENE115.2 km

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American Guide SeriesRiverside Baptist Church - Jacksonville, FL

in American Guide Series

The historic Riverside Baptist Church is located at 2650 Park Street in Jacksonville, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: never

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NENE116.4 km

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American Guide SeriesMemorial Park - Jacksonville, FL

in American Guide Series

Located on Riverside Ave. in the Riverside section of Jacksonville, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Florida

date approved: 5/19/2008

last visited: 5/30/2019

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NENE118.1 km

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American Guide SeriesUnion Terminal - Jacksonville, FL

in American Guide Series

The Jacksonville Terminal Company owned Union Terminal in Jacksonville, Florida, USA, and the trackage surrounding it. It was partly owned by each railroad feeding into it. The station is now the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 2/18/2008

last visited: 2/14/2015

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NENE119.1 km

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American Guide SeriesHemming Park - Jacksonville, FL

in American Guide Series

Hemming Park (also known as Hemming Plaza) is a 1½-acre park in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, that originally served as the city's village green. It is the oldest park in Jacksonville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: 5/29/2019

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NENE119.3 km

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American Guide SeriesJacksonville Public Library - Jacksonville, FL

in American Guide Series

Located on the NE corner of Adams St and Ocean St in downtown Jacksonville, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Florida

date approved: 5/10/2008

last visited: 9/1/2008

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NENE119.3 km

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American Guide SeriesSite of Cowford - Jacksonville, FL

in American Guide Series

A not so well known fact is that Jacksonville, which is the largest city in Florida in both population size and land area and the largest city by land area in the contiguous U.S., was originally called Cowford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: 11/4/2013

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NWNW119.7 km

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American Guide SeriesConfederate Square - Madison, FL

in American Guide Series

Confederate Square in Madison, Florida, is now known as the Four Freedoms Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 2/22/2010

last visited: 5/13/2018

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NENE119.7 km

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American Guide SeriesBethel Baptist Institutional Church - Jacksonville, FL

in American Guide Series

The Bethel Baptist Institutional Church, built in 1904, is located in Jacksonville, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 7/20/2011

last visited: 11/5/2013

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NENE119.9 km

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American Guide SeriesConfederate Park - Jacksonville, FL

in American Guide Series

Confederate Park is located near downtown, in the Springfield area of north Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: 11/5/2013

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NWNW120.2 km

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American Guide SeriesOak Ridge Cemetery - Madison, FL

in American Guide Series

Oak Ridge Cemetery is an 11-acre cemetery, the largest cemetery in Madison County, FL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 2/21/2010

last visited: 5/14/2018

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NENE121.8 km

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American Guide SeriesKing Edward Cigar Factory - Jacksonville, FL

in American Guide Series

Located just north of downtown Jacksonville, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member lazyCachers

location: Florida

date approved: 5/19/2008

last visited: 11/5/2013

Image for The Site of Hickstown - Madison County, FLview gallery

NWNW127 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Site of Hickstown - Madison County, FL

in American Guide Series

An historical marker now marks the former site of Hickstown, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 2/21/2010

last visited: never

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EE128.1 km

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American Guide SeriesFlagler Memorial Presbyterian Church - St. Augustine, FL

in American Guide Series

The beautiful Memorial Presbyterian Church, located in historic St. Augustine, is the home of Florida's first Presbyterian congregation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 7/23/2011

last visited: 6/24/2018

Image for Villa Zorayda - St. Augustine, FLview gallery

EE128.1 km

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American Guide SeriesVilla Zorayda - St. Augustine, FL

in American Guide Series

The Villa Zorayda is a museum containing many artifacts from ancient Egypt and the Orient.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 5/12/2009

last visited: 6/25/2018

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EE128.3 km

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American Guide SeriesPonce de Leon Hotel - St. Augustine, FL

in American Guide Series

The first of many hotels established by Henry Flagler in Florida is now the home of Flagler College.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 12/12/2009

last visited: 6/24/2018

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EE128.4 km

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American Guide SeriesPost Office - St. Augustine, FL

in American Guide Series

A former governor's mansion, courthouse, and post office is now home to a museum and St. Augustine Preservation Board.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 2/24/2009

last visited: 6/24/2018

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EE128.4 km

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American Guide SeriesPrince Murat House - St. Augustine, FL

in American Guide Series

The Prince Murat House was once home to the nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 2/24/2009

last visited: 7/16/2019

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EE128.4 km

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American Guide SeriesZero Milestone - St. Augustine, FL

in American Guide Series

The zero milestone marked the start of the Old Spanish Trail that went from St. Augustine to San Diego.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 2/26/2009

last visited: 6/23/2018

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EE128.4 km

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American Guide SeriesOld Spanish Treasury - St. Augustine, FL

in American Guide Series

This house, dating back to 1750, was built by order of the King of Spain to be the residence of his royal Treasurer, Juan Esteban de Peña.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 2/24/2009

last visited: 5/13/2018

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EE128.4 km

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American Guide SeriesHuguenot Cemetery - St. Augustine, FL

in American Guide Series

The Huguenot Cemetery was located outside the City Gate of St. Augustine.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 2/26/2009

last visited: 6/23/2018

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