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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 SeriesPioneer Memorial - Tucson, Arizona

in American Guide Series

Memorial placed in honor of the pioneers who settled in Arizona. Located in front of former Carnegie Library now Children's Museum in Tucson, Arizona

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/7/2013

last visited: 8/11/2013

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American Guide SeriesGeorge Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum is located in the southeast part of the Quadrangle museum complex in Springfield, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/7/2013

last visited: 1/12/2010

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American Guide SeriesMuseum of Fine Arts - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

Museum of Fine Arts is now named the Michele and Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts. It is located in the north west corner of the Quadrangle complex of museums in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/6/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTrinity Methodist Episcopal Church- Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church is now called the Trinity United Methodist Church. It is located at 361 Sumner Avenue in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/5/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSacramento Pit - Bisbee, Arizona

in American Guide Series

Much larger mining pit which incorporated the old Sacramento pit in Bisbee, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/5/2013

last visited: 8/19/2013

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American Guide SeriesMiners Monument - Bisbee, Arizona

in American Guide Series

Copper miners memorial in front of the Cochise County Courthouse in Bisbee, Arizona

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/5/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCity Library - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

Andrew Carnegie was the major donor for the construction of the Springfield, MA main library located at 220 State Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/3/2013

last visited: 6/26/2010

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American Guide SeriesSantiam River - Marion-Linn Counties, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Section of the Santiam River in Linn and Marion counties

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Puritan - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The original sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens of Deacon Samuel Chapin (The Puritan) is located Merrick Park on State Street in Springfield, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: 6/26/2010

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American Guide SeriesJ. G. Holland - Springfield Cemetery - Springfield, MA

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The grave of Josiah Gilbert Holland, in Springfield Cemetery, is marked with a sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLooney Butte - Marion County, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Butte named for the pioneering Looney family

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSimison-Hale Cemetery - Linn County, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Pioneer cemetery in rural Linn County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSite of Syracuse - Linn County, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Site of 19th century town and Hale's Ferry crossing

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSpringfield Municipal Group - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The Municipal Group of three structures - City Hall, Campanile, Symphony Hall - occupies the entire north side of the Court Square District in downtown Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe First Church of Christ (Congregational) - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The First Church of Christ (Congregational) is the focal point of the Court Square Historic District in downtown Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPaoli Memorial Ground - Malvern, PA

in American Guide Series

The Paoli Battlefield is the site of the "Paoli Massacre" & home to the oldest Revolutionary War monument in Pennsylvania as well as several other very old monuments. Beneath the 1817 monument lies the bodies of 52 Colonial troops killed in a raid.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCumberland Falls - Corbin, KY

in American Guide Series

Now billed as the Niagara of the South... biggest waterfall in terms of volume in the region.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: 8/11/2013

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American Guide SeriesLittle Eagle Falls - Corbin, KY

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Eagle Falls are a small plunge waterfall on a stream entering the Cumberland River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCumberland Falls State Park, KY

in American Guide Series

State park was created in 1930 by a gift of 500 acres including the large Cumberland Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: 8/11/2013

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American Guide SeriesCumberland College - Williamsburg, KY

in American Guide Series

Now the University of the Cumberlands - Go Patriots.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLookout Point - Cumberland River Valley - Corbin, KY

in American Guide Series

Stone steps were created along KY90 to give a vantage point... if the trees were cut back.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/29/2013

last visited: 7/7/1998

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American Guide SeriesDuPont Lodge - Cumberland Falls SP - Corbin, KY

in American Guide Series

Built originally in 1934, the lodge offers comfort to enjoy the wooded lands and river waterfalls.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Kentucky

date approved: 6/29/2013

last visited: 8/11/2013

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American Guide SeriesSamuel Brown House - Gervais, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Historic home built in 1857 by pioneer and Oregon State senator Sam Brown

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/28/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKansas City Livestock Exchange And Stockyards- Kansas City, Mo.

in American Guide Series

This nine-story building is located at 1600 Genessee Street in the Kansas City Stockyards District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/25/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNortheast Missouri State Teachers College - Kirksville, Missouri

in American Guide Series

College now known as Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/23/2013

last visited: never

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