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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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American Guide SeriesFlirtation Walk - West Point, New York

in American Guide Series

A walk along the Hudson River where a Cadet will not get written up for PDA (public display of affection) at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2008

last visited: 4/24/2010

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American Guide SeriesBattle Monument - West Point, New York

in American Guide Series

Civil War monument located on Trophy Point at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2008

last visited: 8/2/2015

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American Guide SeriesKosciusko Monument - West Point, New York

in American Guide Series

Statue of historic Revolutionary War general located overlooking the Hudson River at West Point.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2008

last visited: 8/2/2015

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American Guide SeriesSuperintendent's Quarters - United States Military Academy - West Point, New York

in American Guide Series

House for the Superintendent at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2008

last visited: 8/2/2015

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American Guide SeriesWashington Monument - West Point, New York

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Equestrian statue of George Washington located on the Plain at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2008

last visited: 8/2/2015

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American Guide SeriesOld Cadet Chapel - United States Military Academy - West Point, New York

in American Guide Series

N 41° 23.869 W 073° 58.020 18T E 586353 N 4583434 Quick Description: Historic chapel located in the West Point Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New York

date approved: 8/9/2008

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWest Point Cemetery - United States Military Academy - West Point, New York

in American Guide Series

Historic cemetery located at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New York

date approved: 8/9/2008

last visited: 8/5/2009

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American Guide SeriesTwo Bridges - Poughkeepsie, New York

in American Guide Series

Still impressive, and getting better.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: New York

date approved: 11/6/2008

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUS Post Office - Poughkeepsie, New York

in American Guide Series

Unique among post offices

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: New York

date approved: 11/3/2008

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Memorial Obelisk @ High Point State Park - Sussex County, NJ

in American Guide Series

The monument was built through the generosity of the Kusers, in honor of all war veterans. Construction started in 1928 through 1930. On June 21, 1930, several months after the Colonel's death, a dedication was held @ the monument's base.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/14/2009

last visited: 6/5/2018

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American Guide SeriesYankee Stadium-New York City, NY

in American Guide Series

Yankee Stadium is located in the Bronx in New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Min Dawg

location: New York

date approved: 1/17/2008

last visited: 8/26/2016

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American Guide SeriesRadio City Music Hall - New York City

in American Guide Series

Radio City Music Hall opened in 1932..and is best known as the home of the Rockettes. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: 5/18/2018

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American Guide SeriesFather Francis P. Duffy Statue - New York City, NY

in American Guide Series

This statue is in the middle of New York City's Times Square...not far from the statue of George M. Cohan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: 8/28/2016

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American Guide SeriesSt. Patrick's Cathedral - New York City, NY

in American Guide Series

Construction of this Roman Catholic Cathedral was completed in 1878.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: 12/9/2018

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American Guide SeriesTimes Square - New York City, NY

in American Guide Series

Times Square... the center of New York City and on New Year's Eve...the focus of the nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 5/18/2016

last visited: 3/17/2019

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American Guide SeriesBryant Park - New York City, NY

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This popular park was once a Potter's Field.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: 7/27/2018

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American Guide SeriesNew York Public Library Central Building - New York City, NY,

in American Guide Series

This is one of the best and most well-known libraries in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 6/22/2016

last visited: 4/26/2019

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American Guide SeriesNew York: A Guide to the Empire State, Empire State Building, NY

in American Guide Series

The Empire State Building is the theme for the book "New York: A Guide to the Empire State", by the WPA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: New York

date approved: 5/17/2010

last visited: 11/8/2018

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American Guide SeriesSt. Paul's Chapel of Trinity Parish - New York, NY

in American Guide Series

St Paul's Chapel of Trinity Parish is the oldest church building in Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member rambles

location: New York

date approved: 5/29/2008

last visited: 5/17/2018

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American Guide SeriesTrinity Church - New York, NY, USA

in American Guide Series

Trinity Church at 79 Broadway, Lower Manhattan, is a historic, active, well-endowed parish church in the Episcopal Diocese of New York. Trinity Church is at the intersection of Wall Street and Broadway, in New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: New York

date approved: 7/22/2013

last visited: 5/17/2018

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American Guide SeriesFederal Hall - New York, NY

in American Guide Series

The first capitol building of the United States, during the American Revolution. After the Declaration of Independence was ratified, this building became the new capitol building, when New York served as the national's capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 5/17/2018

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American Guide SeriesGeorge Washington - New York, NY

in American Guide Series

The statue of George Washington at Federal Hall is mentioned in a WPA book for NYC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 5/17/2018

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American Guide SeriesNew York Stock Exchange - New York, NY

in American Guide Series

Where the world's richest come to invest in companies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 5/17/2018

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American Guide SeriesWall Street - New York, NY

in American Guide Series

Famous for it's stock exchanges, Wall Street is over 200 years old.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 5/17/2018

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American Guide SeriesBrooklyn Bridge - New York, NY

in American Guide Series

The most famous bridge in all of New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/5/2016

last visited: 6/14/2010

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