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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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NWNW0.8 km

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American Guide SeriesEugene Field House - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Birth place of children's poet Eugene Field, located on southside of the St. Louis central business district. House now recognized for the role Eugene Field's father played in the legal history of the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/15/2008

last visited: 11/1/2013

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NN1.1 km

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American Guide SeriesBasilica of St. Louis, King of France - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Known locally as the "Old Cathedral," Basilica of St. Louis, King of France is located in the downtown area of St. Louis near the Arch.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/15/2008

last visited: 10/6/2018

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NN1.3 km

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American Guide SeriesOld Courthouse - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic former courthouse in downtown St. Louis, now part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/15/2008

last visited: 10/5/2018

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NN1.4 km

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American Guide SeriesWainwright Building - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic building is viewed as the "father" of today's skyscrapers. The Wainwright Building was listed as a National Historic Landmark in 1968.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/15/2008

last visited: 10/5/2018

Image for Civil Courts Building - St. Louis, Missouriview gallery

NWNW1.6 km

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American Guide SeriesCivil Courts Building - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Civil courts building for the 22nd Judicial Circuit Court of Missouri in downtown St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/8/2007

last visited: 5/23/2018

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NN1.8 km

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American Guide SeriesEads Bridge - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic railroad and highway bridge spanning the Mississippi River at St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/28/2007

last visited: 5/25/2018

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NWNW1.8 km

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American Guide SeriesCity Hall - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

The St. Louis City Hall is located on Tucker and Market in downtown St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/15/2008

last visited: 5/23/2018

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NWNW1.9 km

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American Guide SeriesMunicipal Courts Building - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Former Municipal Courts Building in St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/13/2007

last visited: 5/23/2018

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NWNW1.9 km

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American Guide SeriesSoldiers' Memorial Building - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Soldiers' Memorial located on westside of the central business district in St. Louis, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/15/2008

last visited: 5/23/2018

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NWNW1.9 km

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American Guide SeriesMunicipal Auditorium - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Also known as the Kiel Opera House, this building was constructed during a government building "boom" of the 1930's.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/19/2008

last visited: 6/1/2018

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NWNW2.1 km

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American Guide SeriesChrist Church Cathedral - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic Episcopal Cathedral listed as a National Historic Landmark is located on the west-side of the St. Louis downtown area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/18/2008

last visited: 3/12/2018

Image for Robert G. Campbell House - St. Louis, Missouriview gallery

NWNW2.3 km

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American Guide SeriesRobert G. Campbell House - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic house located in what was once the fashionable Lucus Place on west-side of the St. Louis downtown.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/19/2008

last visited: never

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NWNW2.4 km

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American Guide SeriesSt. Louis Union Station - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

St. Louis Union Station is considered by many experts to be the grandest and the most important railway edifice erected before the close of the 19th-century.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/20/2008

last visited: 10/14/2015

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NWNW2.6 km

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American Guide SeriesAloe Plaza - St. Louis

in American Guide Series

Aloe Plaza is a small city park highlighted with an allegorical fountain call the "Meeting of the Waters"

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/20/2008

last visited: 10/7/2018

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NWNW4.7 km

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American Guide SeriesSaint Louis University - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Saint Louis University is located in the mid-town area of St. Louis, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/20/2008

last visited: 6/24/2014

Image for Saint Francis Xavier College Church - St. Louis, Missouriview gallery

NWNW4.7 km

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American Guide SeriesSaint Francis Xavier College Church - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Catholic church located on the campus of Saint Louis University.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/22/2008

last visited: 11/1/2013

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WW4.8 km

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American Guide SeriesTower Grove Park - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

One of the jewels of St. Louis, Tower Grove Park is an historic Victorian walking park located in south St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/13/2007

last visited: 9/20/2014

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SS4.8 km

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American Guide SeriesOLD CHURCH OF THE HOLY FAMILY - Cahokia, Illinois

in American Guide Series

A log Catholic Church built in 1799 is listed as a National Historic Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 3/29/2008

last visited: 12/13/2013

Image for Grand Water Tower - "Old White" - St Louis Missouriview gallery

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American Guide SeriesGrand Water Tower - "Old White" - St Louis Missouri

in American Guide Series

Located in north St Louis at 20th St and Grand Ave "Old White" was constructed in 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/27/2008

last visited: 11/1/2015

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NWNW6.6 km

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American Guide SeriesCathedral of St. Louis - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Locally known as the "New Cathedral" the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis is the cathedral for the Archdiocese of St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/22/2011

last visited: 8/1/2006

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NWNW8.4 km

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American Guide SeriesGeneral Franz Sigel Statue - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Statue of German-born General Franz Sigel. Statue is located in St Louis's Forest Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 2/20/2012

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WW8.4 km

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American Guide SeriesJewel Box - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic Art Deco styled greenhouse located in St. Louis' Forest Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/22/2008

last visited: 5/27/2014

Image for St. Louis Municipal Opera Theater - St. Louis, Missouriview gallery

WW8.7 km

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American Guide SeriesSt. Louis Municipal Opera Theater - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Outdoor amphitheater known as The Muny in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/22/2011

last visited: 11/25/2016

Image for Confederate Memorial - Forest Park - St. Louis, Missouriview gallery

NWNW8.7 km

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American Guide SeriesConfederate Memorial - Forest Park - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Confederate Memorial placed in Forest Park in 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/25/2008

last visited: 6/7/2007

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American Guide SeriesWainwright Tomb - St. Louis, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Tomb designed by same architect who designed the Wainwright Building in downtown St. Louis. This tomb is located in Bellefontaine Cemetery in north St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/27/2008

last visited: 11/10/2012

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