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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 SeriesMachiasport, Maine

in American Guide Series

The town of Machiasport is best known as the site of the first naval battle of the American Civil War.

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location: Maine

date approved: 3/22/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWest Quoddy Head - Maine

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When standing at the given coordinates looking east, one sees the easternmost point in the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPlains, Montana

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In the beautiful lower valley of the Clark Fork River, in what is now Sanders County, Plains was once known by another name.

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location: Montana

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLibby, Montana

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The county seat of Lincoln County, Libby lies astride the Kootenai River in northwest Montana, predominately on the south side of the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesParadise, Montana

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A little town along Highway 200 in Sanders County, Montana, Paradise was named not for its idyllic setting but for a local roadhouse.

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location: Montana

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTroy, Montana

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Built on mining and the Great Northern Railroad, Troy is the northwestern gateway city into Montana.

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location: Montana

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThompson Falls, Montana

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Were it not for the construction of the Thompson Falls Dam in the early part of the twentieth century, the little city of Thompson Falls may well have withered and died decades ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 3/9/2017

last visited: never

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