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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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SWSW0.6 km

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American Guide SeriesLakeside Park - Oakland, CA

in American Guide Series

Park along the banks of Lake Merritt in Oakland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 9/20/2007

last visited: 9/26/2015

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NN6.6 km

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American Guide SeriesMemorial Stadium - University of California, Berkeley

in American Guide Series

This is the heart of the "Blue and Gold" and home to the CAL Bear football team. It opened in 1923 and seats approximately 75,000 fans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2008

last visited: 10/28/2012

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NN6.8 km

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American Guide SeriesStephens Hall - University of California, Berkeley

in American Guide Series

A gothic-style building on the U.C. Berkeley Campus just south of the campenile.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2008

last visited: 10/27/2012

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NN6.9 km

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American Guide SeriesHearst Greek Theater - University of California, Berkeley

in American Guide Series

The classically-inspired Hearst Greek Theater, designed by John Galen Howard and built in 1903, replaced an informal bowl that had been used for gatherings and events on the U.C. Berkeley Campus. It is located above U.C. Berkeley on Gayley Way.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2008

last visited: 11/19/2009

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NN7.1 km

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American Guide SeriesHearst Memorial Mining Building - U.C. Berkeley

in American Guide Series

The Hearst Memorial Mining Building on the University of California Campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 6/27/2008

last visited: never

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NN7.1 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Agriculture Group - Berkeley, California

in American Guide Series

Wellman, Giannini, and Hilgard Halls on the hill to the south of Strawberry Creek were formerly the "Agriculture Quad" on the U.C. Berkeley Campus and are part of the original Beaux Arts design for campus by John Galen Howard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 6/27/2008

last visited: 8/26/2008

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WW10.5 km

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American Guide SeriesSan Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

Bridge linking Oakland to San Francisco. Part of I-80.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2007

last visited: 6/5/2016

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WW10.6 km

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American Guide SeriesYerba Buena Island - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

A natural island that sits in the middle of the San Francisco Bay. Interstate 80 passes right through the small island on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: 6/22/2016

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WW13.2 km

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American Guide SeriesFerry Building - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

The Ferry Building is a terminal for ferries that travel across the San Francisco Bay and a shopping center located on The Embarcadero in San Francisco, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2007

last visited: 2/8/2019

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WW14.2 km

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American Guide SeriesCoit Tower - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

Coit Tower is a 210 foot art deco tower constructed atop Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: California

date approved: 1/8/2008

last visited: 4/8/2014

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WW15.4 km

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American Guide SeriesAlcatraz Island - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

Alcatraz Island was a legendary prison in the San Francisco Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gryffindor3

location: California

date approved: 4/15/2010

last visited: 2/18/2019

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WW15.6 km

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American Guide SeriesCity Hall - San Fransisco, CA

in American Guide Series

The San Fransisco City Hall is one of the most iconic buildings in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/3/2016

last visited: 4/10/2014

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WW17.7 km

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American Guide SeriesPalace of Fine Arts - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

Landmark in San Francisco's Marina District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2007

last visited: 11/4/2017

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WW19.3 km

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American Guide SeriesGolden Gate Park, Conservatory - San Francisco, California

in American Guide Series

One of the special attractions listed in the Golden Gate Park lengthy description

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 3/24/2009

last visited: 3/3/2015

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WW20.1 km

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American Guide SeriesDe Young Memorial Museum - San Francisco, California

in American Guide Series

One of San Francisco's main attractions, in Golden Gate Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe

location: California

date approved: 3/24/2009

last visited: 2/12/2019

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WW20.1 km

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American Guide SeriesTemple of Music, Golden Gate Park - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

The Spreckels' Temple of Music, built in 1900, was a gift of sugar magnate, Claus Spreckels. It can be found at the southwest end of the music concourse in Golden Gate Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: California

date approved: 1/10/2008

last visited: 2/12/2019

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WW20.3 km

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American Guide SeriesJapanese Tea Garden - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

The Japanese Tea Garden, located in Golden Gate Park, was built for an 1894 International Exposition. Today it is the most famous feature of the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: California

date approved: 1/10/2008

last visited: 8/14/2013

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WW20.3 km

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American Guide SeriesFort Point - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

Old historic fort in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2007

last visited: 5/30/2016

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WW20.4 km

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American Guide SeriesGolden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

San Francisco's most iconic landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2007

last visited: 3/11/2019

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WW22.5 km

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American Guide SeriesLincoln Park - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

The above coordinates are for the Lincoln Highway Marker, within Lincoln Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/3/2016

last visited: 6/3/2016

Image for California Palace of the Legion of Honor - San Francisco, CAview gallery

WW22.5 km

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American Guide SeriesCalifornia Palace of the Legion of Honor - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

The California Legion Palace is located here, in Lincoln Park. It marks the official western terminus of the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/3/2016

last visited: 6/3/2016

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SWSW23.8 km

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American Guide SeriesSite of Broderick-Terry Duel - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

Senator Broderick and California Chief Justice Terry were dueling over the issue of slavery. Broderick, with anti-slavery roots from the North, was mortally wounded by Terry, a Californian with Southern roots. This was the last duel in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 5/26/2009

last visited: never

Image for Muir Woods National Monument - San Francisco, CAview gallery

WW29.5 km

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American Guide SeriesMuir Woods National Monument - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

Muir Woods National Monument is located North of San Francisco in Marin County. The woods preserve 1000 year old redwood trees that reach heights of over 250 feet. They were named for famous naturalist and conservationist, John Muir.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: California

date approved: 1/12/2008

last visited: 6/30/2015

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NWNW30.7 km

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American Guide SeriesMission San Rafael - San Rafael, CA

in American Guide Series

The second northern most California Mission is located here in downtown San Rafael.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/3/2016

last visited: 6/3/2016

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NWNW30.7 km

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American Guide SeriesSan Rafael Church - San Rafael, CA

in American Guide Series

Located next to the San Rafael Mission.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/3/2016

last visited: 6/3/2016

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