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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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WW59.4 km

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American Guide SeriesDeerfield Stone Church - Deerfield Street, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic Presbyterian Church in Deerfield Street, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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NN60.2 km

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American Guide SeriesTabernacle, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

The center of town is where everything happens and is decided for this charming, "old school" town. As typical of town centers, you will find the school, church, cemetery, town hall, and other important particulars.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/18/2008

last visited: never

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NN60.4 km

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American Guide SeriesIndian Ann - Indian Mills, NJ

in American Guide Series

Indian Ann, the last of the great Delaware (Lenni Lenape) tribe to live in new Jersey, resided here until her death in 1894, at the age of ninety.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/17/2009

last visited: never

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NWNW61.2 km

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American Guide SeriesBerlin, NJ

in American Guide Series

There are many stories of how Berlin, New Jersey, got its name. The posted coordinates are for a historical marker which tries to tell the story. The following excerpt from our NJ Guide series gives a different explanation. Read on.....

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/14/2008

last visited: 8/8/2009

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WW63.1 km

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American Guide SeriesCohansey Baptist Church - Roadstown, NJ

in American Guide Series

The oldest Baptist church in South Jersey. As a matter of fact, aside from the Quakers, this is the oldest active church of any faith in South Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 9/5/2010

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WW64.1 km

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American Guide SeriesSheppard House - Greenwich, NJ

in American Guide Series

Pre-Revolution home was once the stately manor of one of the county's most powerful citizens. It is now an abandoned shell.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 9/6/2010

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WW64.1 km

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American Guide SeriesQuaker Meeting House - Greenwich, NJ

in American Guide Series

The "old" Quaker Meeting House in historic Greenwich, NJ. Passing mention is made in the American guide.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 9/5/2010

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WW64.2 km

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American Guide SeriesGreenwich Tea Party - New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Monument commemorating the December 22, 1774 Tea Party in Greenwich, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: 8/9/2011

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WW64.5 km

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American Guide SeriesGibbon House - New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Gibbon House in Greenwich, NJ. Presently a museum maintained by the Cumberland County Historical Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: 7/8/2003

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WW64.7 km

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American Guide SeriesOld Stone Tavern - NEW JERSEY

in American Guide Series

The Old Stone Tavern in Greenwich, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/30/2010

last visited: 9/5/2010

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NN65.2 km

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American Guide SeriesLebanon State Forest - New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Located near Four Mile Circle (Routes 70 and 72), Lebabnon State Forest has recently changed its name to Brendan Byrne State Forest.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/11/2009

last visited: 10/21/2018

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NENE65.8 km

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American Guide SeriesBarnegat Lighthouse - Barnegat Light, NJ

in American Guide Series

Barnegat Lighthouse, colloquially known as "Old Barney", is located in Barnegat Lighthouse State Park on the northern tip of Long Beach Island, in the borough of Barnegat Light, New Jersey, in the United States. It sits along the Barnegat Inlet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/5/2008

last visited: 9/12/2008

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NWNW67.9 km

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American Guide SeriesBlackwood, NJ

in American Guide Series

Blackwood is an unincorporated area belonging to Gloucester Twp. in N.J. The center of town runs along Church St., where fittingly, are 100+ year old churches and cemeteries, marking the historic district. Black Horse Pike is the major thoroughfare.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/31/2009

last visited: never

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NWNW70.8 km

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American Guide SeriesJaggard House - Glendora, NJ

in American Guide Series

The Gabreil Daveis Tavern House, also known as the Hillman Hospital House, is a historic building in the Glendora section of Gloucester Township, New Jersey. It was designated a hospital by George Washington during the Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/12/2010

last visited: never

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NWNW71 km

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American Guide SeriesDickinson House - Alloway, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic house noted for its decorative brickwork in rural Alloway, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/11/2014

last visited: never

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NWNW72.4 km

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American Guide SeriesLawnside, NJ

in American Guide Series

Lawnside is a Borough in Camden County, NJ, United States. As of the US 2000 Census, the population was 2,692. The land that became Lawnside was purchased by Abolitionists for freed and escaped slaves, as well as other African Americans in 1840.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/18/2008

last visited: never

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NENE72.9 km

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American Guide SeriesDouble Trouble Cranberry Co. - Lacey, Twp., NJ

in American Guide Series

Double Trouble State Park and the preserved historical buildings are all that remain of this once thriving agricultural center. Cranberries and a whole lot of them were the driving force behind this berry mecca. Travel back and time and read on....

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/18/2008

last visited: 11/26/2017

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NENE72.9 km

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American Guide SeriesCedar Creek Lake - Berkeley and Lacey Twp., NJ

in American Guide Series

The formation of this lake was the harbinger of future agricultural and industrial endeavors for the Double Trouble district. The original beaver/earthen dam has been improved and the lake survives today; sometimes referred to as Cedar Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/29/2009

last visited: 11/26/2017

Image for Mt. Pisgah A.M.E. Church - Lawnside, NJview gallery

NWNW72.9 km

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American Guide SeriesMt. Pisgah A.M.E. Church - Lawnside, NJ

in American Guide Series

Some historical sources show that African American, Haddonfield church members w/ encouragement from the Lawnside Church decided to build their own around 1885. The church was officially set up in November of 1887.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/18/2008

last visited: 9/26/2011

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NWNW73.5 km

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American Guide SeriesFriend's Infirmary -- Woodstown, NJ

in American Guide Series

Site of the old Friend's Infirmary (hospital)in Woodstown, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/5/2010

last visited: never

Image for Woodstown Friends Meeting House - Woodstown, NJview gallery

NWNW73.5 km

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American Guide SeriesWoodstown Friends Meeting House - Woodstown, NJ

in American Guide Series

Friends Meeting House, built in 1785 in Woodstown, NJ.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/5/2010

last visited: never

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NWNW73.7 km

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American Guide SeriesBarrington, NJ

in American Guide Series

When this narrative for this town was written, Barrington was about 20 year old. Today, it is well established with business and small developments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/7/2010

last visited: never

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WW75 km

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American Guide SeriesQuinton's Bridge -- Quinton, NJ

in American Guide Series

Quinton's Bridge, site of a small Revolutionary War Battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/14/2010

last visited: 4/9/2011

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NWNW75 km

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American Guide SeriesHaddon Heights, NJ

in American Guide Series

This small town bills itself as the Friendly Community and it sure lives up to that moniker. Just off of Route 30 (white Horse Pike) to the right and left. Step back and time and imagine life fifty years ago, unchanged.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/27/2009

last visited: never

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NWNW75.2 km

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American Guide SeriesHaddonfield, NJ

in American Guide Series

Haddonfield's Historic District includes four hundred eighty-eighty houses, buildings, and sites in the town's historic core of which more than 150 are of the highest historical or architectural significance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/5/2008

last visited: never

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