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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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Image for Dr. B.J.Kendall Company - Enosburg Falls, Vermontview gallery

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American Guide SeriesDr. B.J.Kendall Company - Enosburg Falls, Vermont

in American Guide Series

Snake oil?

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 6/11/2009

last visited: 11/23/2014

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NENE14 km

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American Guide SeriesSweat-Comings Company - Richford, Vermont

in American Guide Series

High quality furniture manufacturer

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 8/1/2009

last visited: 8/18/2013

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SWSW24.5 km

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American Guide SeriesSt. Albans Free Library - St. Albans, Vermont

in American Guide Series

There have been a few changes...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 6/11/2009

last visited: 9/15/2012

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SWSW24.8 km

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American Guide SeriesTaylor Park - St. Albans, Vermont

in American Guide Series

Not much has changed...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 11/2/2008

last visited: 5/4/2014

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SWSW56 km

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American Guide SeriesChamplain Monument - Plattsburgh, NY

in American Guide Series

The Champlain Monument is a granite shaft surmounted by a statue of Champlain, who discovered the lake in 1609.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for Kent-DeLord House - Plattsburgh, NYview gallery

SWSW56 km

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American Guide SeriesKent-DeLord House - Plattsburgh, NY

in American Guide Series

The Kent-DeLord House is a long two-story structure that is now a museum featuring DeLord family records and household treasures.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for Macdonough Memorial - Plattsburgh, NYview gallery

SWSW56.3 km

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American Guide SeriesMacdonough Memorial - Plattsburgh, NY

in American Guide Series

The Macdonough Memorial is an obelisk decorated with reliefs and the names of the principal ships of Macedonough's fleet the fought in the Battle of Plattsburg in the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

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SWSW56.3 km

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American Guide SeriesGreenmount Cemetery - Burlington, Vermont

in American Guide Series

Very much the same...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 11/2/2008

last visited: 7/27/2014

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SWSW58.1 km

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American Guide SeriesCorner of Church & College - Burlington, Vermont

in American Guide Series

This one's a puzzler

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 11/13/2008

last visited: 4/30/2014

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SWSW58.1 km

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American Guide SeriesCity Hall - Burlington, Vermont

in American Guide Series

Built in 1926 for $600,000. There are houses in the city that cost more than that.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: Vermont

date approved: 6/5/2009

last visited: 7/3/2015

Image for Ausable Chasm - Keeseville, NYview gallery

SWSW67.4 km

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American Guide SeriesAusable Chasm - Keeseville, NY

in American Guide Series

Ausable Chasmis crisscrossed by paths and steel bridges with rock formations like Pulpit Rock, Elephant's Head, and Devil's Oven.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 10/7/2016

last visited: 7/18/2014

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SESE82.6 km

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American Guide SeriesNorth Congregational Church - St. Johnsbury, VT

in American Guide Series

The North Congregational Church building is in the Gothic style, built of Isle La Motte stone, with artistic window and wall decorations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Vermont

date approved: 8/28/2017

last visited: never

Image for Museum of Natural History - St. Johnsbury, VTview gallery

SESE82.6 km

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American Guide SeriesMuseum of Natural History - St. Johnsbury, VT

in American Guide Series

Constructed of Longmeadow red sandstone in the Richard Romanesque style, the building contains an extensive variety of exhibits including a complete collection of Vermont flora, exhibits of birds and other animals, and other relics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Vermont

date approved: 8/28/2017

last visited: never

Image for New York State World War Memorial Highway - Wilmington, NYview gallery

SWSW102 km

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American Guide SeriesNew York State World War Memorial Highway - Wilmington, NY

in American Guide Series

New York State World War Memorial Highway winds its way up Whiteface Mountain from NY Route 431 west of Wilmington, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: New York

date approved: 9/18/2010

last visited: 8/9/2015

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SWSW106.1 km

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American Guide SeriesWhiteface Mountain - Wilmington, NY

in American Guide Series

From its summit, accessible by going up a serpentine road - the New York State World War Memorial Highway - then either an elevator or trail, almost the entire northern part of the State is visible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 12/31/2016

last visited: never

Image for The Olympic Arena - Lake Placid, NYview gallery

SWSW116.7 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Olympic Arena - Lake Placid, NY

in American Guide Series

The Olympic Arena, erected for the 1932 Olympic Winter Games, is the scene of winter and summer ice carnivals, and was added onto for the 1980 Olympic Winter Games.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 10/22/2016

last visited: 3/21/2017

Image for The Stevenson Memorial Cottage - Saranac Lake, NYview gallery

SWSW122.8 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Stevenson Memorial Cottage - Saranac Lake, NY

in American Guide Series

The Stevenson Memorial Cottage is a simple two-story, clapboard cottage with a large porch where author Robert Louis Stevenson lived here under the care of Dr. Trudeau in 1887-8.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 12/20/2016

last visited: never

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SESE126.7 km

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American Guide SeriesLiberty Gorge - Franconia Notch, NH

in American Guide Series

Liberty Gorge is a beautiful place along Franconia Notch State Park's Flume Gorge walking trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 11/21/2010

last visited: 6/26/2015

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SESE127.3 km

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American Guide SeriesFlume Gorge - Franconia Notch, NH

in American Guide Series

The Flume Gorge is a geological wonder in the Franconia Notch area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 11/21/2010

last visited: 6/26/2015

Image for The Headquarters House of the New York State Historical Association - Ticonderoga, NYview gallery

SWSW128.4 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Headquarters House of the New York State Historical Association - Ticonderoga, NY

in American Guide Series

The HQ House of the NY State Historical Association is a reproduction of the Thomas (not John) Hancock House, built in Boston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 10/24/2016

last visited: never

Image for The Liberty Monument - Ticonderoga, NYview gallery

SWSW128.4 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Liberty Monument - Ticonderoga, NY

in American Guide Series

The Liberty Monument, carved by Charles Keck, represents three centuries of local history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 10/23/2016

last visited: never

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SESE155.9 km

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American Guide SeriesPlymouth Public Library - Plymouth, NH

in American Guide Series

The building that was then the town's public library and previously a courthouse, is now the Plymouth Historical Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 4/6/2016

last visited: never

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