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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 SeriesThe Marshall Field Memorial Library - Conway MA

in American Guide Series

The Field Memorial Library was gift from Marshall Field, of Chicago fame, in memory of his father and mother, John and Fidelia Nash Field.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/1/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBridge of Flowers - Shelburne Falls, MA

in American Guide Series

Former trolley bridge now a public garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/22/2009

last visited: 5/29/2016

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American Guide SeriesFrench King Bridge - Erving & Gill, MA

in American Guide Series

A steel deck arch bridge built in 1931 with a great view.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/22/2009

last visited: 5/29/2016

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American Guide SeriesHail To The Sunrise - Mohawk Trail - Charlemont, MA

in American Guide Series

Statue located in Mohawk Park along the Mohawk Trail in memory of the Mohawk Indians who lived and traveled along this trail..

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/22/2009

last visited: 9/25/2012

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American Guide SeriesMt. Holyoke, J. A. Skinner State Park - Hadley-South Hadley, MA

in American Guide Series

Mount Holyoke, with an altitude of 995 ft., is a huge wooded mass of trap rock of exceptional beauty which rises high above the Connecticut River... the hotel on the summit is the third to stand there, and is now part of the J. A. Skinner State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: 4/24/2016

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American Guide SeriesEstey Organ Company - Brattleboro, Vermont

in American Guide Series

Historic former organ manufacturing company in Brattleboro, Vermont.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Vermont

date approved: 10/7/2008

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBrattleboro Retreat - Brattleboro, Vermont

in American Guide Series

Previously known as the Vermont Asylum for the Insane, the Brattleboro Retreat continues to operate and provide psychiatric care.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Vermont

date approved: 10/7/2008

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesHarvard Forest - Petersham, MA

in American Guide Series

The Harvard Forest was acquired by Harvard University in 1908 and used as an experiment station by the University's School of Forestry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/22/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSite of the Crucial Battle of Shays's Rebellion - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

A replica monument and a plaque mark two events: where a man became lost in a snowstorm in this area and installed the monument to provide directions, and the spot where General Shepard prevented Daniel Shays from obtaining arms at the Armory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/14/2011

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesBlanchard Lathe - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The original Blanchard lathe mentioned in the American Guide Series for Massachusetts is still on display at the Springfield Armory in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/11/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

Image for U.S. Armory and Arsenal - Springfield, MAview gallery

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American Guide SeriesU.S. Armory and Arsenal - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The Springfield Armory, as the location is now known as, was established by Congress in 1794 and was a major manufacturer of rifles and early machine gun, and now houses several things, including a museum run by the National Park Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/11/2011

last visited: 12/28/2014

Image for Organ of Muskets - Springfield Armory - Springfield, MAview gallery

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American Guide SeriesOrgan of Muskets - Springfield Armory - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The Springfield Armory is located north of State Street in Springfield, MA. The entrance is from Federal Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/21/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

Image for William Pynchon Memorial Building - Springfield, MAview gallery

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American Guide SeriesWilliam Pynchon Memorial Building - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The William Pynchon Memorial Building occupies the north side of the Quadrangle Museum complex in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesMuseum of Natural History - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

Museum of Natural History is now named the Springfield Science museum. It is located in the north east corner of the Quadrangle complex of museums in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/8/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesMuseum of Fine Arts - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

Museum of Fine Arts is now named the Michele and Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts. It is located in the north west corner of the Quadrangle complex of museums in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/6/2013

last visited: 8/22/2017

Image for George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum - Springfield, MAview gallery

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American Guide SeriesGeorge Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum is located in the southeast part of the Quadrangle museum complex in Springfield, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/7/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesChrist Church Cathedral (Episcopal) - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The Christ Church (Episcopal) Cathedral is located on Chestnut Street north of Merrick Park and west of the Quadrangle Museum complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/10/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesCity Library - Springfield, MA

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Andrew Carnegie was the major donor for the construction of the Springfield, MA main library located at 220 State Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/3/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

Image for J. G. Holland - Springfield Cemetery - Springfield, MAview gallery

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American Guide SeriesJ. G. Holland - Springfield Cemetery - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The grave of Josiah Gilbert Holland, in Springfield Cemetery, is marked with a sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Puritan - Springfield, MA

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The original sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens of Deacon Samuel Chapin (The Puritan) is located Merrick Park on State Street in Springfield, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesSpringfield Municipal Group - Springfield, MA

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The Municipal Group of three structures - City Hall, Campanile, Symphony Hall - occupies the entire north side of the Court Square District in downtown Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesThe First Church of Christ (Congregational) - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The First Church of Christ (Congregational) is the focal point of the Court Square Historic District in downtown Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

Image for Hampden County Courthouse - Springfield, MAview gallery

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American Guide SeriesHampden County Courthouse - Springfield, MA

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The Hampden County Courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites .an historic courthouse at Court Square between Elm and State Streets in Springfield, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/24/2011

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesAll Saints' Episcopal Church - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

All Saints' Episcopal Church is now St. Barnabas and All Saints' Episcopal Church. it is located at 41 Oakland Street in the Forest Park neighborhood of Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/11/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTrinity Methodist Episcopal Church- Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church is now called the Trinity United Methodist Church. It is located at 361 Sumner Avenue in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/5/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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