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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 SeriesUnion Pacific Railroad Depot - Cheyenne, WY

in American Guide Series

The historic Union train depot is located next to the Lincoln Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Wyoming

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: 3/16/2011

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American Guide SeriesBadwater - Death Valley National Park, CA

in American Guide Series

Badwater, the lowest terrestrial point in the western hemisphere is mentioned in the American Guide Series, California book.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: 3/5/2016

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American Guide SeriesLiberty Memorial - Kansas City, MO

in American Guide Series

The liberty memorial is mentioned in the Missouri book of the American Guide Series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: 2/8/2008

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American Guide SeriesRoss Family Cemetery - Park Hill, OK

in American Guide Series

Ross Cemetery is associated with Principal Chief of the Cherokee, John Ross (1790-1866). It was placed on the National Register in 2002.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2015

last visited: 4/22/2016

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American Guide SeriesPark Hill Mission Cemetery - Park Hill, OK

in American Guide Series

Also known as Worcester Mission Cemetery, this cemetery was placed on the National Register in 2006.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCherokee Female Seminary - Park Hill

in American Guide Series

Referred to in the American Guide Oklahoma publication, the school has been gone since a fire destroyed it in 1887.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/28/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesChoctawhatchee Bay, Florida

in American Guide Series

Choctawhatchee Bay is inland water offering barge transportation, but also sport fishing and wreck diving.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Florida

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: 10/18/2015

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American Guide SeriesDestin, Florida

in American Guide Series

Back in 1939, Destin was "an old and well-known fishing resort" with a population of just 25.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Florida

date approved: 7/24/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNational Cemetery - Fort Scott, Ks.

in American Guide Series

This is one of the original 14 National Cemeteries created by Congress in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/1/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWolf House - Norfolk, Ar.

in American Guide Series

This is a two-story log structure is located at Highway 5 and Fishermans Street in Norfolk, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 6/27/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGeneral Sherman Tree - Sequoia National Park, California, USA

in American Guide Series

"General Sherman Tree, the largest living thing"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2015

last visited: 9/24/2012

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American Guide SeriesTreasury Building – Washington, DC

in American Guide Series

Headquarters building for the United States Department of Treasury in Washington, DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAshburton House – Washington, D. C.

in American Guide Series

Okay this listed off several that I would never turn on Historic house which served as a diplomatic building is now known as the St. John's Church Parish House in Washington, D. C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/24/2015

last visited: 3/28/2016

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American Guide SeriesSalem Oak – Salem, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic oak tree at the Friends Burial Ground in Salem, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/24/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFriends Burial Ground – Salem, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic burial ground in Salem, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/24/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFriends Meeting House – Salem, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic Friends Meeting House in Salem, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/24/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGreen's Hotel – Salem, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic former hotel in Salem, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/24/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAlexander Grant House – Salem, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic house, now Historical Society Museum and Library in Salem, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOffices of the County Clerk and Surrogate – Salem, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Former offices of court officials, now serving as a County office building in Salem, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSalem County Courthouse – Salem, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic Courthouse in the Market Street Historic District in Salem, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/18/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMunicipal Building - Salem, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic former bank building now municipal office building in Salem, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCol. Benjamin Holmes House - Salem, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic house near Salem, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/17/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFriends Meetinghouse – Hancock's Bridge, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic Quaker meeting house in Hancock's Bridge, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/14/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBroad Street Presbyterian Church – Bridgeton, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic Presbyterian Church and Cemetery in Bridgeton, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/11/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUncle Ike's Post Office – Reeds Spring, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Former post office in the Ozarks made famous in the book the Shepherd of the Hills near Reeds Spring, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/6/2015

last visited: never

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