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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 SeriesCape Rock Park - Cape Girardeau, Mo.

in American Guide Series

This small park is located in the northeast part of the city on North Cape Rock Drive.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 7/10/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Isthmus - Two Harbors, CA

in American Guide Series

The Isthmus now called Two Harbors, is one of two towns on the island of Catalina.

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location: California

date approved: 7/1/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUS Government Barracks - Two Harbors, CA

in American Guide Series

The Isthmus Yacht Club was built during the Civil War period to house army barracks on the island. Today, it's the only structure that remains from that military installation.

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location: California

date approved: 6/30/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBower's Museum - Santa Ana, CA

in American Guide Series

One of the best known museums in all of Orange County.

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location: California

date approved: 6/30/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesZabriskie Point - Furnace Creek, CA

in American Guide Series

One of the most famous viewpoints in Death Valley.

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location: California

date approved: 6/30/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUbehebe Crater - Death Valley National Park, CA

in American Guide Series

Death Valley has many dangers (extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme droughts, etc.) but a new danger is coming that very few people know about. Are people ready for the eruption of Ubehebe crater?

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location: California

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPlank Road - Felicity, CA

in American Guide Series

plank road, in the middle of the sand dunes of south eastern California.

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location: California

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFort Tejon - Lebec, CA

in American Guide Series

One of the oldest settlements in Kern County.

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location: California

date approved: 6/29/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGrave of Chadrach Bond - Chester, Il.

in American Guide Series

Chadrach Bond was Illinois first governor and he is buried in Evergreen Cemetery - 501 W Holmes St in Chester Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 6/24/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesClay County Savings Association Bank - Liberty, Mo.

in American Guide Series

This two-story red brick building is located on the northeast corner of Water and Franklin Streets in Liberty, Mo.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 6/24/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHall of Waters - Excelsior Springs, Mo.

in American Guide Series

This two-story cut stone and concrete building is located at 201 E. Broadway in Excelsior Springs, Mo.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 6/24/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Chief Mahaska - Oskaloosa, Ia.

in American Guide Series

This bronze statue is located on the west side of the Oskaloosa Town Square - 1st Ave., Market St., High Ave., 1st St.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 6/24/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesDoheny Memorial Library - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

A large library on the USC campus.

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location: California

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNatural History Museum of Los Angeles County - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

This is right next to the Olympic colosseum.

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location: California

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTommy Trojan - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

The mascot for the University of Southern California.

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location: California

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGeorge Finley Bovard Administration Building - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

One of the oldest buildings on the USC campus.

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location: California

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNational Cemetery - Springfield, Mo.

in American Guide Series

Springfield National Cemetery is located at 1702 E Seminole St in Springfield, Mo.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesColonel William Jeffers Monument - Jackson, Mo.

in American Guide Series

This monument is located at the north entrance to the Old Jackson Cemetery - 116-198 W Madison St in Jackson Mo

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location: Missouri

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSite of Far West - Far West, Mo.

in American Guide Series

Former County seat of Caldwell County - located at State HWY D and Far West Drive.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesChurch of Immaculate Conception - San Diego, CA

in American Guide Series

A historic church located in Old Town San Diego.

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location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Town Plaza - San Diego, CA

in American Guide Series

The historic town plaza located in Old Town San Diego.

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location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCase de Pedroena - San Diego, CA

in American Guide Series

One of many historic buildings in old town San Diego.

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location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesEstudillo House - San Diego, CA

in American Guide Series

An adobe building placed on the NRHP.

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location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesForest Ranger Station - Mt. Laguna, CA

in American Guide Series

A visitor center for the Cleveland National Forrest, which is featured in an American Guide Book for San Diego.

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location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPost Office - Mt. Laguna, CA

in American Guide Series

The Laguna Post Office is featured in an American Guide book for San Diego.

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location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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