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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 SeriesPharmacy Building - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

in American Guide Series

The Pharmacy Building is still home to the College of Pharmacy on the Oregon State University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesScience Hall - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

in American Guide Series

Science Hall is currently known as the Education Hall on the Oregon State University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAdministraton Building - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

in American Guide Series

The Administration Building on the Oregon State University campus is currently known as Benton Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesA Boulder and Tablet South of Fort Western - Augusta, ME

in American Guide Series

The boulder and tablet mark the occasion of Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBlue Wing Inn - Sonoma, CA

in American Guide Series

The Blue Wing Inn is mentioned in California: a guide to the Golden state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMission San Francisco de Solano - Sonoma, CA

in American Guide Series

This former mission is mentioned in California: a guide to the Golden state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBear Flag Monument - Sonoma, CA

in American Guide Series

This historical monument is mentioned in California: a guide to the Golden state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCourthouse and City Hall - Sonoma, CA

in American Guide Series

City Hall is mentioned in California: a guide to the Golden state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: 5/14/2016

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American Guide SeriesSonoma Plaza - Sonoma, CA

in American Guide Series

Sonoma Plaza is mentioned in California: a guide to the Golden state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: 5/14/2016

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American Guide SeriesSecond Grave of Father Marquette - St. Ignace MI

in American Guide Series

In 1877 the grave of Father Marquette was discovered and a marble statue was built over the site. Father Marquette remains were buried here in 1677 after being moved from another location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: 12/3/2015

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American Guide SeriesSoo Lock Ship Canal - Sault Ste. Marie MI

in American Guide Series

The first lock was built in 1855 to allow ships to navigate the 22 foot difference in elevation between Lake Superior and Lake Huron. It has been declared a National Historic Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRoss Park - Binghamton, NY

in American Guide Series

Ross Park used to be more than the zoo. Electric trolleys ran out to it. There were picnic areas and roller coasters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/14/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide Series[Maine] State House - Augusta, ME

in American Guide Series

The State House, designed by Charles Bulfinch, and cornerstone laid in 1829, sits on a knoll overlooking a park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 10/6/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFort Western - Augusta, ME

in American Guide Series

Fort Western on the river bank of the Kennebec River, was built in 1754 on the site of the Plymouth settler trading post, and was used as protection from the Native Americans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 10/6/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTaughannock Falls - Trumansburg, NY

in American Guide Series

Taughannock Falls is located in Taughannock State Park at 1740 Taughannock Blvd., Route 89, Trumansburg, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: 7/10/2006

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American Guide SeriesChrist of the Rockies - Grant, CO

in American Guide Series

These coordinates are for the pull-off where you may photograph the statue. The statue itself is on private property of the YMCA's Santa Maria Camp.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSanta Maria Camp Cassels - Grant, CO

in American Guide Series

This Christian camp is now operated by the YMCA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesColumbus Monument - Pueblo, CO

in American Guide Series

A large memorial statue honoring Christopher Columbus located in the Historic Downtown of Pueblo Colorado. This statue was built in 1905 and is the work of artist Pietro Piai of New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/23/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGRAVE OF JUIEN DUBUQUE - Dubuque IA

in American Guide Series

The monument stands on the edge of the bluff above Catfish Creek and is historically identified as the grave of John Dubuque. It was erected in 1897. The monument was declared an National Historic Landmark in 1993

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Iowa

date approved: 9/9/2015

last visited: 6/21/2016

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American Guide SeriesMurrell Mansion - Park Hill, OK

in American Guide Series

A focal point of social life in early Indian Territory, the home went into disrepair, and then was beautifully restored by the State of Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/4/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNelson-Atkins Museum of Art - Kansas City, MO

in American Guide Series

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has a photo featured in one of the American Guide Series books.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKaw Point - Kansas City, KS

in American Guide Series

The place where Louis and Clark entered Kansas on their way to Oregon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKansas State Capitol - Topeka, KS

in American Guide Series

One of the most beautiful state capitols in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: 9/2/2015

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American Guide SeriesGoochland County Jail - Goochland, VA

in American Guide Series

A stone jail that dates back to the early 1800's on the grounds of the county courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGoochland County Courthouse - Goochland, VA

in American Guide Series

The historic county courthouse is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: never

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