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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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SS80 km

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American Guide SeriesFrontier House - Lewiston, NY

in American Guide Series

The Frontier House was once a popular place to stay and dine in the small Village of Lewiston, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2007

last visited: never

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SS80.1 km

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American Guide SeriesFirst Presbyterian Church - Lewiston, NY

in American Guide Series

A church which dates back to 1817 is located in the quaint Village of Lewiston, near the banks of the Niagara River gorge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: never

Image for Devil's Hole State Park - Niagara Falls, NYview gallery

SS84.5 km

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American Guide SeriesDevil's Hole State Park - Niagara Falls, NY

in American Guide Series

Devil's Hole State Park is a small state park midway between Niagara Falls and Lewiston, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/12/2007

last visited: 1/25/2013

Image for Whirlpool State Park - Niagara Falls, NYview gallery

SS86.1 km

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American Guide SeriesWhirlpool State Park - Niagara Falls, NY

in American Guide Series

Whirlpool State Park is one of many state parks along the Niagara Gorge near Niagara Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 2/2/2008

last visited: 5/20/2011

Image for Pullman Memorial Universalist Church - Albion, NYview gallery

SESE88.5 km

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American Guide SeriesPullman Memorial Universalist Church - Albion, NY

in American Guide Series

This brownstone church was built on land donated by George Pullman, inventor of the Pullman rail car, in the heart of historic downtown Albion.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/16/2008

last visited: 6/17/2008

Image for Niagara Falls Power Plant - Niagara Falls, NYview gallery

SS89.2 km

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American Guide SeriesNiagara Falls Power Plant - Niagara Falls, NY

in American Guide Series

The Niagara Falls Power Plant was one of the first hydroelectric generating plants in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 9/8/2017

Image for Hennepin Point - Niagara Falls, NYview gallery

SS89.8 km

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American Guide SeriesHennepin Point - Niagara Falls, NY

in American Guide Series

Hennepin Point is named after the first white man to see and describe Niagara Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/10/2007

last visited: 5/25/2018

Image for Prospect Point - Niagara Falls, NYview gallery

SS90 km

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American Guide SeriesProspect Point - Niagara Falls, NY

in American Guide Series

Prospect Point in Niagara Falls State Park provides some excellent views of the American Falls and the Niagara Gorge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/10/2007

last visited: 10/19/2017

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SS90.3 km

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American Guide SeriesLuna Island - Niagara Falls, NY

in American Guide Series

Luna Island is a small island that separates the American Falls from the Bridal Veil Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/10/2007

last visited: 5/17/2018

Image for Cave of the Winds - Niagara Falls, NYview gallery

SS90.4 km

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American Guide SeriesCave of the Winds - Niagara Falls, NY

in American Guide Series

The Cave of the Winds is a very cool way to experience the power of Niagara Falls. Highly recommended for both tourists and locals.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/13/2007

last visited: 5/17/2018

Image for Terrapin Point - Niagara Falls, NYview gallery

SS90.6 km

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American Guide SeriesTerrapin Point - Niagara Falls, NY

in American Guide Series

Terrapin Point is located on Goat Island in Niagara Falls and provides excellent views of the Horseshoe (Canadian) Falls and the Niagara Gorge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/13/2007

last visited: 5/15/2018

Image for Rudolph Wurlitzer Plant - North Tonawanda, NYview gallery

SS91.1 km

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American Guide SeriesRudolph Wurlitzer Plant - North Tonawanda, NY

in American Guide Series

The Wurlitzer Company manufactured organs and jukeboxes and this plant in North Tonawanda was the company's largest.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2007

last visited: 1/4/2015

Image for Site of the Assassination of President McKinley - Buffalo, NYview gallery

SS104.8 km

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American Guide SeriesSite of the Assassination of President McKinley - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

A plaque in the middle of a grassy median denotes the former site of the building where President William McKinley was assassinated.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/3/2007

last visited: 10/8/2007

Image for Barton House - Buffalo, NYview gallery

SS104.9 km

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American Guide SeriesBarton House - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Barton House is one of several buildings that is part of the Darwin Martin House complex, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 9/18/2016

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SS104.9 km

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American Guide SeriesMartin House - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Darwin Martin House is one of Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous houses.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/8/2007

last visited: 9/18/2016

Image for Buffalo Historical Museum - Buffalo, NYview gallery

SS105.1 km

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American Guide SeriesBuffalo Historical Museum - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Buffalo Historical Museum, now known as the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, is the only remaining building from the 1901 Pan-American Exposition.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 9/23/2007

last visited: 5/22/2012

Image for Buffalo State Teachers' College - Buffalo, NYview gallery

SS105.4 km

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American Guide SeriesBuffalo State Teachers' College - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The former Buffalo State Teachers College, now known as Buffalo State College, is the largest of the 13 4-year arts and science colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 9/23/2007

last visited: 10/26/2010

Image for Albright Art Gallery - Buffalo, NYview gallery

SS105.4 km

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American Guide SeriesAlbright Art Gallery - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Albright Art Gallery, now known as the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, is a world-class gallery featuring many contemporary works of art.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 9/23/2007

last visited: 10/26/2010

Image for St. Mary's School for the Deaf - Buffalo, NYview gallery

SS105.6 km

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American Guide SeriesSt. Mary's School for the Deaf - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

St. Mary's School for the Deaf on the east side of Buffalo provides supplemental education for students of all ages with hearing impairments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/21/2008

last visited: never

Image for St. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church - Buffalo, NYview gallery

SS106.1 km

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American Guide SeriesSt. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

A former Catholic church on the east side of Buffalo has been converted to a performing arts facility for Canisius College.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 9/22/2007

last visited: 3/28/2008

Image for Forest Lawn Cemetery - Buffalo, NYview gallery

SS106.5 km

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American Guide SeriesForest Lawn Cemetery - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

Forest Lawn Cemetery is a beautiful 267 acre cemetery with many well known people laid to rest inside.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/3/2007

last visited: 10/8/2007

Image for Old Breckenridge Presbyterian Church - Buffalo, NYview gallery

SS107.2 km

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American Guide SeriesOld Breckenridge Presbyterian Church - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The former Breckenridge Presbyterian Church is the oldest building in Buffalo built for church services.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: never

Image for Buffalo Masonic Consistory - Buffalo, NYview gallery

SS107.2 km

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American Guide SeriesBuffalo Masonic Consistory - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Buffalo Masonic Consistory was originally built as a residence for a prominent local businessman, and is now used as classrooms for a Buffalo Catholic high school.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 10/15/2007

last visited: never

Image for Milburn House - Buffalo, NYview gallery

SS107.2 km

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American Guide SeriesMilburn House - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Milburn House in Buffalo was where President William McKinley died after being shot at the 1901 Pan-American Exposition.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 10/15/2007

last visited: never

Image for Saturn Club - Buffalo, NYview gallery

SS107.8 km

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American Guide SeriesSaturn Club - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Saturn Club is a private club for wealthy and educated individuals in Buffalo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 5/11/2007

last visited: never

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