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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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EE29.5 km

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American Guide SeriesOld Castleman River Bridge - Grantsville, Md

in American Guide Series

The Casselman River Bridge was constructed in 1813 on the National Road just east of Grantsville, Md. It is now bypassed by U.S. 40 and is now only open to foot traffic.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/17/2013

last visited: 6/5/2019

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WW38.5 km

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American Guide SeriesFriendship Hill - Point Marion, PA

in American Guide Series

Friendship Hill in southwest Pennsylvania was the home to noted American politician and diplomat Albert Gallatin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/8/2009

last visited: 9/25/2012

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EE62.1 km

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American Guide SeriesDent House - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Site of home where first white child born in Cumberland who later became father-in-law to President U.S. Grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: never

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EE62.1 km

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American Guide SeriesSts. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Historic former parish church now shrine in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: never

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EE62.1 km

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American Guide SeriesGephart House - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Historic house now art museum and gallery in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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EE62.3 km

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American Guide SeriesEmmanuel Church - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Historic Episcopal Church in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/7/2013

last visited: 9/28/2015

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EE62.3 km

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American Guide SeriesFirst Presbyterian Church - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Historic Presbyterian Church in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: 5/11/2013

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EE62.3 km

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American Guide SeriesRiverside Park - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Small city park with several historical markers and monuments in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: 9/28/2015

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American Guide SeriesSite of Fort Cumberland - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Site of an early fort once commanded by George Washington in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: 9/28/2015

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EE62.3 km

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American Guide SeriesThomas Cresap Monument - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Monument honor early explorer and settler and his descendants at Riverside Park in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: 9/28/2015

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NWNW65.3 km

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American Guide SeriesMonongahela, Pennsylvania

in American Guide Series

"Mon City" on the "river with the sliding banks" was an industrial complex in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2014

last visited: 4/19/2017

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NWNW90.6 km

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American Guide SeriesMonongahela Incline - Pittsburgh, PA

in American Guide Series

The Monongahela Incline is the oldest continuously operating funicular in the USA. The lower station is located on E Carson St near Smithfield St. The upper station is located at 5 Grandview Ave. Passengers can embark/disembark at either station.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/20/2008

last visited: 7/22/2017

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NWNW90.8 km

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American Guide SeriesGrant Building - Pittsburgh, PA

in American Guide Series

The Grant Building is one of the major distinctive and recognizable features of Downtown Pittsburgh. It is located at 330 Grant St. One of its features is a beacon which flashes Pittsburgh in Morse Code.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/23/2008

last visited: 11/1/2013

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NWNW90.9 km

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American Guide SeriesAllegheny County Courthouse and Jail - Pittsburgh, PA

in American Guide Series

The Allegheny County Courthouse and Jail was built in the 1880s. It was designed by architect Henry Hobson Richardson. It is located on two city blocks between Grant and Diamond Sts. and Forbes and 5th Aves.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/20/2008

last visited: 7/22/2017

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NWNW90.9 km

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American Guide SeriesFrick Building - Pittsburgh, PA

in American Guide Series

The 20-Story Frick building was built in 1902. It is located at 437 Grant St in Pittsburgh, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/21/2008

last visited: 7/22/2017

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NWNW90.9 km

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American Guide SeriesKaufmann's Department Store - Pittsburgh, PA

in American Guide Series

Kaufmann's was a department store that originated in Pittsburgh. This building is located at 400 5th Ave. It is currently a Macy's Department Store, but the building still has the Kaufmann's name above the Macy's awning.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/23/2008

last visited: 8/22/2010

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NWNW91.1 km

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American Guide SeriesGerman Evangelical Protestant Church - Pittsburgh, PA

in American Guide Series

The Smithfield congregation was formed in 1782, making it the oldest organized church in Pittsburgh. This building was built in 1925-27. It is located at 620 Smithfield St.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/26/2008

last visited: 9/8/2009

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NWNW91.2 km

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American Guide SeriesTrinity Episcopal Cathedral - Pittsburgh, PA

in American Guide Series

The Trinity Episcopal Cathedral is a Flemish Gothic structure of sandstone and granite, designed by Upjohn & Lloyd of New York and erected in 1871-2. It is located at 328 6th Ave in Pittsburgh, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/25/2008

last visited: 11/27/2014

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NWNW91.2 km

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American Guide SeriesFirst Presbyterian Church - Pittsburgh, PA

in American Guide Series

The First Presbyterian Church was organized in 1784. This building was designed by Theophilus Chandler and completed in 1905. It is located at 320 Sixth Ave. in Pittsburgh, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/25/2008

last visited: 11/27/2014

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NWNW91.6 km

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American Guide SeriesFort Pitt Blockhouse - Pittsburgh, PA

in American Guide Series

The Fort Pitt Blockhouse is the only remaining remnant of Fort Pitt. It is the oldest authenticated structure west of the Allegheny Mountains. It is located in Point State Park in Pittsburgh, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/16/2008

last visited: 7/22/2017

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NWNW92.1 km

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American Guide SeriesH.J. Heinz Company Plant - Pittsburgh, PA

in American Guide Series

Henry Heinz started making and selling condiments and selling them to grocers in 1869. This is the most famous Heinz factory, situated on the banks of the Allegheny River in Pittsburgh, PA.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/8/2008

last visited: 7/22/2017

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American Guide SeriesElkins, WV

in American Guide Series

Elkins is described most completely in tour 8a, pages 372-374.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wv-yen

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/20/2014

last visited: never

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WW105.7 km

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American Guide SeriesOld Stone Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Historic cemetery in the Elm Grove area of Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2014

last visited: never

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WW107.7 km

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American Guide SeriesMonument to Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Civil War memorial now in Wheeling Park previously on the grounds of the old City-County Building in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/21/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Mr. Flynt's Home - Hancock, MD

in American Guide Series

A circa mid-1700s log house, now enclosed in white clapboard, first owned by a trader with the Indians on the frontier.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/12/2013

last visited: never

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