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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 SeriesBrewster, Washington

in American Guide Series

Incorporated on April 29, 1910, Brewster lies on the north bank of the Columbia River, just west of its confluence with the Okanogan River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/9/2019

last visited: never

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NENE32.8 km

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American Guide SeriesFirst Methodist Church - Okanogan, WA

in American Guide Series

Founded in 1909, the Okanogan Methodist Episcopal Church built their "Rock Church" in 1920. Today it is known as the United Methodist Church, dropping the "Episcopal" from the name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: never

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NENE32.8 km

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American Guide SeriesCariboo Hotel - Okanogan, WA

in American Guide Series

Opened in 1925, the Cariboo Inn is the longest running hotel in Okanogan, quite possibly the longest running in Okanogan County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOkanogan, Washington

in American Guide Series

Since 1914 the county seat of Okanogan County, the city of Okanogan stretches along the west (right) bank of the Okanogan River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/14/2019

last visited: never

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NENE33.2 km

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American Guide SeriesOkanogan County Courthouse - Okanogan, WA

in American Guide Series

Overlooking downtown and the Okanogan River, the Spanish mission style Okanogan County Courthouse is nothing if not the most visible building in the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWaterville, WA

in American Guide Series

The county seat of Douglas County, Waterville is the largest town in the county, with a population of around 1,200.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/5/2019

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAdministration Building - Coulee Dam, Washington, USA

in American Guide Series

Originally the administration building for the Construction of Grand Coulee Dam, after the dam was completed the building was turned over to the town for use as their town hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/30/2019

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGrand Coulee Dam - Grand Coulee, WA

in American Guide Series

The largest producer of hydroelectric power in the country, Grand Coulee Dam was the largest concrete structure in the world when built, containing 11,975,521 cubic yards of concrete. It remains the largest concrete structure in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

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SESE62.9 km

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American Guide SeriesSun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park - Coulee City, WA

in American Guide Series

In central Washington, Grand Coulee was once the site of the world's largest waterfall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTonasket, Washington

in American Guide Series

Straddling Highway 97, the major road through the Okanogan Valley, Tonasket is situated near the northern end of Okanogan County, about 20 miles south of the Canadian border.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRepublic, Washington

in American Guide Series

May 22, 1900 is the date on which Republic officially became a political entity. Still going strong, Republic has been the county seat of Ferry County since the county was created out of Stevens County on February 21, 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 1/3/2017

last visited: never

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NWNW118.3 km

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American Guide SeriesRoss Dam - North Cascades, WA

in American Guide Series

The Ross dam is one of a cluster of three dams on the Skagit River operated by Seattle City Light. It was the last and largest of the 3 dams built and was built in 3 stages from 1937 to 1953.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 8/7/2008

last visited: 1/22/2011

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SS126 km

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American Guide SeriesVantage - Washington

in American Guide Series

I-90 viewpoint which overlooks the original site of Vantage, Washington.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Washington

date approved: 2/11/2010

last visited: 6/17/2019

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SS129.4 km

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American Guide SeriesGinkgo Petrified Forest State Park - Washington

in American Guide Series

The Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park interpretive trail site on the old Vantage Highway. The Ginkgo Petrified Forest contains thousands of petrified logs in lava flow and contains an unusually large number of tree species.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Washington

date approved: 2/11/2010

last visited: 11/22/2013

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SWSW135.5 km

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American Guide SeriesEllensburg - Washington

in American Guide Series

Ellensburg, Washington, the county seat for Kittitas County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Washington

date approved: 2/7/2010

last visited: 7/1/2017

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SESE150.6 km

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American Guide SeriesRitzville, Adams County Washington

in American Guide Series

Ritzville is the county seat of Adams County. Noted for its historic district the small downtown area seems rooted in yesteryear and appears much like it did when visited by the Works Progress writer who chronicled its existence in the early 1940's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Washington

date approved: 1/1/2010

last visited: 3/7/2015

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