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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 SeriesWappapello Dam - Wappapelo, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Large earthen dam on St Francis River forming Lake Wappapello in southeast Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLincoln Monument - Philadelphia, PA

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Fantastic sculpture of Abraham Lincoln on Kelly Drive, part of the long road of which features many sculptures by renown artists. The Schuylkill River Trail leads visitors and art lovers about the river to enjoy all the sites.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/10/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCourtship (The Henry M. Phillips Memorial Fountain) - Philadelphia, PA

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This beautiful Greek Revival styled sculpture & fountain is dedicated to a former Philadelphia resident, active in politics and his community. The fountain is a tourist favorite and the jewel of East Court at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWestern Civilization Pediment - Philadelphia, PA

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Fantastic pediment at the top of the right most structure of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (southeastern entrance) depicts ancient Greek gods. The sculptures were installed in 1932.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFairmount Water Works - Philadelphia, PA

in American Guide Series

This site used advanced methods for pumping water & was an integral part of the original 5 acres of Fairmount Park. Designed by Frederick Graff in 1812, the area consist of a dam, a Greek Revival Pavilion, 2 mill house structures, & an engine house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Count de Rochambeau Monument - Newport, RI

in American Guide Series

This statue of Rochambeau is located in King Park along the waterfront at the south end of Newport, Rhode Island. Rochambeau led the French forces against the British at the decisive Battle of Yorktown that ended the American Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: 12/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesButler County Courthouse - Poplar Bluff, Missouri

in American Guide Series

County courthouse in Poplar Bluff, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: 4/23/2014

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American Guide SeriesGettysburg Presbyterian Church - Gettysburg, PA

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This Presbyterian church is rather famous having served as a field hospital during the Battle of Gettysburg and having been visited by two United States Presidents.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMunicipal Utilities Park - Poplar Bluff, Missouri

in American Guide Series

City park now known as Hillcrest Park in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWebster, NC

in American Guide Series

Tour 21D goes through Webster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Scottish Rite Temple - Guthrie, OK

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This temple, constructed from 1920-1929 continues to be the state-wide focal point of Masonry in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/25/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMission San Xavier del Bac - Tucson, Arizona

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Historic early Catholic mission church located south of Tucson, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/23/2013

last visited: 1/26/2014

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American Guide SeriesDevil's Den - Gettysburg, PA

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Devil's Den is the most sought after piece of real estate for kids, ghost hunters, Civil War buffs and re-enactors. From the air it looks like the bones of a foot. From the ground, it is a gigantic, jumbled mass of boulders.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/22/2013

last visited: 7/14/2013

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American Guide SeriesCrystal Palace -Tombstone, Arizona

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Historic saloon and gambling hall now restaurant in the Tombstone Historic District in Tombstone, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/22/2013

last visited: 11/29/2014

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American Guide SeriesTrinity Church - New York, NY, USA

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Trinity Church at 79 Broadway, Lower Manhattan, is a historic, active, well-endowed parish church in the Episcopal Diocese of New York. Trinity Church is at the intersection of Wall Street and Broadway, in New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: New York

date approved: 7/22/2013

last visited: 8/24/2014

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American Guide SeriesOriental Bar - Tombstone, Arizona

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Historic former saloon now store in the Tombstone Historic District in Tombstone, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/22/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTennessee Line to Asheville - Burnsville, TN

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US 19W north end at Tennessee Line is at Spivey Creek Gap.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/22/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAppalachian Trail - Spivey Creek Gap

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The famous long-distance trail crosses US 19W near the TN-NC state line. Follow the white blazes...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/22/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBird Cage Theatre - Tombstone, Arizona

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Historic theatre, gambling hall, saloon and brothel in the Tombstone Historic District in Tombstone, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/22/2013

last visited: 11/29/2014

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American Guide SeriesSylva, NC

in American Guide Series

Sylva became the seat of Jackson County in 1913. Continues as a mountain town based on paper manufacturing and tourism.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMillion Dollar Stope - Tombstone, Arizona

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Historic mine in Tombstone, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCourthouse - Tombstone, Arizona

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Historic former county courthouse now a state historic park in Tombstone, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/20/2013

last visited: 11/29/2014

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American Guide SeriesCan Can Restaurant - Tombstone, Arizona

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Historic former restaurant now photography studio in the Tombstone Historic District in Tombstone, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/20/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBig Bald Mountain - TN/NC border

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A high point on the Appalachian Trail has an old story to tell...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/20/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSchieffelin Hall - Tombstone, Arizona

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Historic social hall, opera house and theater in the Tombstone Historic District in Tombstone, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/20/2013

last visited: 8/26/2014

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