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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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SWSW4.5 km

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American Guide SeriesBeloit, Wisconsin

in American Guide Series

This city has been called Turtle, Blodgett's Settlement, and New Albany, but is now called Beloit.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/2/2007

last visited: 10/6/2007

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SWSW4.7 km

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American Guide SeriesBeloit College - Beloit, WI

in American Guide Series

Beloit College's first class occurred November 4, 1847. It has served as a college ever since.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/29/2007

last visited: 7/31/2012

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NN18 km

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American Guide SeriesJanesville, Wisconsin

in American Guide Series

Janesville is named after Henry Janes who first built a cabin here in 1836.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 11/1/2007

last visited: 10/6/2007

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SS30.6 km

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American Guide SeriesSwiss Cottage - Rockford, Illinois

in American Guide Series

Swiss styled home now museum in Rockford, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/22/2012

last visited: never

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NN40.2 km

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American Guide SeriesAlbion Academy - Albion, WI

in American Guide Series

Albion Academy and Normal Institute, chartered in 1853 and opened in 1854, on land donated by Jesse Saunders, was founded and operated by Northwestern Seventh Day Baptist Association.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/10/2007

last visited: 10/6/2007

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NWNW60.4 km

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American Guide SeriesNew Glarus Woods - New Glarus, WI

in American Guide Series

The New Glarus Woods State Park is a 411 acre recreational area south of New Glarus Woods at W5446 County Highway NN.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 10/17/2011

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NN61.3 km

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American Guide SeriesAztalan Mound Park - Aztalan, WI

in American Guide Series

The Aztalan State Park contains ruins of a prehistoric Native American village.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 2/23/2008

last visited: 10/24/2007

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NWNW62.6 km

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American Guide SeriesNew Glarus Wisconsin

in American Guide Series

New Glarus was founded by settlers from Glarus, Switzerland. Eventually, the settlers started dairy farming and continue to do so.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 10/11/2008

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NWNW69.4 km

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American Guide SeriesSite of the Peck House - Madison, WI

in American Guide Series

Once located here, Peck Cabin – Madison’s first residence, business and post office – was built by entrepreneurs Ebenezer and Roseline Peck in 1837.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 3/2/2008

last visited: 10/11/2007

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NWNW69.8 km

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American Guide Series9XM-WHA - Madison, WI

in American Guide Series

9XM-WHA "The Oldest Station in the Nation" is at Vilas Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 3/2/2008

last visited: 10/11/2007

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NN76.8 km

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American Guide SeriesOctagon House - Watertown, WI

in American Guide Series

The Octagon House, five floors of solid brick construction completed in 1854, was designed and built by John Richards, a pioneer Watertown settler. It is located at 919 Charles St. in Watertown, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 2/23/2008

last visited: 1/1/2011

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SESE80.1 km

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American Guide SeriesElgin Observatory - Elgin, IL

in American Guide Series

An observatory built to calibrate watches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/6/2011

last visited: never

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SESE81.1 km

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American Guide SeriesJewel Tea Company Plant - Barrington, IL

in American Guide Series

The former Jewel Tea Company Plant is now Citizen's Park for the Barrington Park District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/12/2008

last visited: never

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EE94 km

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American Guide SeriesNash-Kelvinator Plant - Kenosha, WI

in American Guide Series

The Nash-Kelvinator Plant was the largest factory in the City of Kenosha when this American Guide was published. Today, the plant is owned by Chrysler and produces engines. It is located at 57th St and 25th Ave. in Kenosha, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/5/2009

last visited: 9/1/2008

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EE95.1 km

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American Guide SeriesFirst Free Public School in Wisconsin - Kenosha, WI

in American Guide Series

This boulder marks the spot of the first free school outside of New England in the United States. The school was opened on this spot on June 18, 1845. It is located at the corner of 11th Ave. and 58th St. in Kenosha, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/10/2009

last visited: 9/1/2008

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EE95.1 km

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American Guide SeriesKenosha Historical and Art Museum - Kenosha, WI

in American Guide Series

The Kenosha Historical and Art Museum Building still stands on the west side of the Civic Center, but today it houses the Dinosaur Discovery Museum at 5608 10th Ave in Kenosha, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/10/2009

last visited: 8/2/2010

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EE95.3 km

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American Guide SeriesKenosha County Courthouse - Kenosha, WI

in American Guide Series

The Kenosha County Courthouse was built between 1923 and 1925. It is located at 912 56th St. in Kenosha, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/10/2009

last visited: 8/2/2010

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EE95.3 km

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American Guide SeriesKenosha High School - Kenosha, WI

in American Guide Series

The Kenosha High School, now called the Reuther Central High School, is located at 913 57th St in Kenosha, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/10/2009

last visited: 8/2/2010

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EE95.3 km

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American Guide SeriesCivic Center - Kenosha, WI

in American Guide Series

The Civic Center was conceived in the early 1900's. Construction began in 1922 and the last building around the square was completed in 1933. It is located at the corner of 56th St and Sheridan Rd in Kenosha, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/10/2009

last visited: 7/30/2010

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EE95.4 km

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American Guide SeriesBoys and Girls Library - Kenosha, WI

in American Guide Series

The Boys and Girls Library was originally built as a Unitarian Church in 1907. In 1929, the building was rededicated as a Boys and Girls Library. Today it again serves as a Unitarian Church located at 5810 8th Ave. in Kenosha, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 9/1/2008

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EE95.4 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument - Kenosha, WI

in American Guide Series

The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument was erected in 1900, the same year as the Library it stands near. It is located along 59th Place between 7th and 8th Aves.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 3/8/2017

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EE95.4 km

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American Guide SeriesLibrary Park - Kenosha, WI

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The Library Park is a two-city block park with the Gilbert M. Simmons Library at its center. It is located at the corner of 8th Avenue and 61st Street in Kenosha, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 9/1/2008

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EE95.4 km

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American Guide SeriesGilbert M. Simmons Library - Kenosha, WI

in American Guide Series

The Gilbert M. Simmons Library was built in 1900. It is the focal point of the Kenosha Library Park and is located at 711 59th Place in Kenosha, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 9/1/2008

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EE95.4 km

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American Guide SeriesLincoln Monument - Kenosha, WI

in American Guide Series

This Lincoln Monument was created in 1909 by sculptor Charles Henry Niehous. It is located at the corner of 7th Avenue and 59th Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/11/2009

last visited: 3/8/2017

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EE95.8 km

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American Guide SeriesSimmons Island Park - Kenosha, WI

in American Guide Series

Simmons Island Park is a recreational area along the Lake Michigan shoreline in Kenosha, WI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 1/5/2009

last visited: 7/30/2010

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