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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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NN108.8 km

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American Guide SeriesComb's Hill - Manalapan, NJ

in American Guide Series

Monmouth Battlefield State Park is the site of one of the largest battles of the American Revolutionary War. Comb's Hill is where one of the heaviest artillery battles of the Revolutionary War was waged.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2009

last visited: 5/3/2019

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NN109.8 km

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American Guide SeriesMolly Pitcher's Well - Freehold, NJ

in American Guide Series

Atop Perrine Hill, the Revolutionary legend of "America's First Heroine" emerged. Tales of the location of the "well" from which Molly Pitcher drew water vary. The American Guide Series reflects the popular theory of its day.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2009

last visited: never

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NN110.2 km

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American Guide SeriesMonmouth Battlefield - Manalapan, NJ

in American Guide Series

Monmouth Battlefield State Park is a 1,810-acre (7.32 km²) NJ state park located on the border of Manalapan and Freehold Township. This park preserves the historical battlefield on which the American Revolutionary War's Battle of Monmouth was waged.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/17/2009

last visited: 3/14/2012

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NWNW110.6 km

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American Guide SeriesHead of Christiana Presbyterian Church - Newark, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic Presbyterian Church located just east of the Delaware-Maryland border.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/9/2014

last visited: never

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NN110.9 km

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American Guide SeriesOld Tennent Church - Manalapan, NJ

in American Guide Series

Old Tennent Church on Tennent Road in Manalapan was founded in 1695. The church that stands there now was erected in 1751. The church, on the outskirts of the historic Monmouth Battlefield, was once used as field hospital for wounded soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/13/2009

last visited: 5/3/2019

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NN110.9 km

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American Guide SeriesOld Tennent Church Cemetery - Manalapan, NJ

in American Guide Series

Old Tennent Church that stands on Tennent Road was erected in 1751. The Surrounding cemetery is the final resting places of many Revolutionary, War of 1812, Civil War and World War I and II patriots.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/15/2009

last visited: 3/14/2012

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NN111.2 km

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American Guide SeriesEnglishtown, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Englishtown, an important commercial hub of a growing area, was the headquarters of the Continental Army during the Battle of Monmouth on June 28, 1778.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2009

last visited: 7/9/2012

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NN111.7 km

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American Guide SeriesVillage Inn - Englishtown, NJ

in American Guide Series

Englishtown was the headquarters of the Continental Army during the Battle of Monmouth on June 28, 1778.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/21/2009

last visited: 7/9/2012

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NWNW112.3 km

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American Guide SeriesPaoli Memorial Ground - Malvern, PA

in American Guide Series

The Paoli Battlefield is the site of the "Paoli Massacre" & home to the oldest Revolutionary War monument in Pennsylvania as well as several other very old monuments. Beneath the 1817 monument lies the bodies of 52 Colonial troops killed in a raid.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: never

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NN112.5 km

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American Guide SeriesJohnson Ferry House - Washington Crossing State Park - NJ

in American Guide Series

On December 25, 1776 General George Washington crossed the Delaware River, with 2,400 troops, artillery and supplies, setting the stage for the Battle of Trenton, a decisive victory for the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/14/2009

last visited: 7/27/2013

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NN112.5 km

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American Guide SeriesContinental Lane - Washington Crossing State Park, NJ

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On December 25, 1776, Washington made his historic Croosing of the Delaware. Now park visitors can retrace the path his army marched towards Trenton and victory for the Continental Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/14/2009

last visited: 10/6/2018

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NWNW112.7 km

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American Guide SeriesPennsylvania Columns - Valley Forge, PA

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The Pennsylvania Columns straddle Outer Line Drive at Valley Forge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/26/2009

last visited: 11/16/2015

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NENE112.7 km

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American Guide SeriesTent City - Ocean Grove, NJ

in American Guide Series

In 1976, Ocean Grove was designated as a State and National Historic District as an example of a 19th century planned urban community. The tent structures used by the congregation gave Ocean Grove the nickname Tent City.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/17/2009

last visited: 9/9/2010

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NENE112.7 km

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American Guide SeriesOcean Grove, NJ

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In 1976, Ocean Grove was designated as a State and National Historic District as an example of a 19th century planned urban community.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/17/2009

last visited: 9/9/2010

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NENE112.7 km

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American Guide SeriesAuditorium - Ocean Grove, NJ

in American Guide Series

In 1976, Ocean Grove was designated as a State and National Historic District as an example of a 19th century planned urban community.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/17/2009

last visited: 9/9/2010

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NN112.7 km

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American Guide SeriesWashington Crossing State Park - Titusville, NJ

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On December 25, 1776 General George Washington crossed the Delaware River here, with 2,400 troops, artillery and supplies, setting the stage for the Battle of Trenton, a decisive victory for the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/14/2009

last visited: 10/6/2018

Image for General Anthony Wayne Monument - Valley Forge National Historic Park - King of Prussia, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

NWNW112.8 km

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American Guide SeriesGeneral Anthony Wayne Monument - Valley Forge National Historic Park - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

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This striking monument, grabs your attention from a distance. The General striking a pose from horseback is a frequent stop along the Auto Tour route at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/28/2011

last visited: 6/11/2019

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NWNW112.8 km

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American Guide SeriesValley Forge National Historical Park - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

in American Guide Series

Valley Forge was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/28/2011

last visited: 11/16/2015

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NWNW112.8 km

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American Guide SeriesThe National Memorial Arch - Valley Forge, PA

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The Memorial Arch is one of the boldest statements American's have made about the anguish, suffering and eventual triumph of the Revolutionary War as it played out here in the winter of 1777-78.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/27/2011

last visited: 11/16/2015

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NWNW113.5 km

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American Guide SeriesKnox Covered Bridge - Valley Forge National Park - Wayne, PA

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This mid-19th century bridge was constructed by Robert Russell using a Burr Arch Truss and wooden planks, which are still in good shape today. Recently, it went under a rehabilitation by the National Park Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/14/2013

last visited: 6/11/2019

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NWNW113.5 km

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American Guide SeriesValley Creek - Valley Forge, PA

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The creek flows through Valley Forge, under the Knox Covered Bridge and other place as well. It provides beautiful vistas and has great historical significance with regards to 18th century commerce, industry and trade.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/14/2013

last visited: 6/11/2019

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NWNW113.6 km

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American Guide SeriesStirling's Quarters - Valley Forge, PA

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Originally constructed in 1796 (probably earlier), & incrementally expanded through the early twentieth century, this building in its earliest form served as the headquarters of Lord Stirling during the Continental Army's winter encampment in 1777-8.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/1/2013

last visited: 6/12/2019

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American Guide SeriesAsbury Park, NJ

in American Guide Series

Greetings from Asbury Park. This Jersey Shore town was once the resort area of the Jersey Shore. Offering the newest and best in technologies, arts and entertainment, this was the place to be in the "Glory Days."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/17/2009

last visited: 5/9/2012

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NENE113.8 km

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American Guide SeriesConvention Hall - Asbury Park, NJ

in American Guide Series

Greetings from Asbury Park. This Jersey Shore town was once the resort area of the Jersey Shore. Offering the newest and best in technologies, arts and entertainment, this was the place to be in the "Glory Days."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/17/2009

last visited: 11/18/2017

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NWNW113.9 km

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American Guide SeriesWashington Memorial Chapel - Valley Forge, Pennsylvania

in American Guide Series

The Chapel was built as a tribute to General George Washington and completed in 1917.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/28/2011

last visited: 11/16/2015

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