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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 SeriesBuffalo Savings Bank - Buffalo, NY

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Buffalo Savings Bank, now home to an M&T Bank branch, is a unique domed structure that is covered with real gold leaf.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/3/2007

last visited: 8/11/2014

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American Guide SeriesElectric Building - Buffalo, NY

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The Electric Building was similar to a building of the same name built for the Pan-American Expostion of 1901. It was also one of the first fully electrified office buildings in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/2/2007

last visited: 8/11/2014

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American Guide SeriesTemple Beth Zion - Buffalo, NY

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The former Temple Beth Zion building was once home to the largest Jewish congregation in Western New York, and is also one of the oldest in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/2/2007

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSpencer Kellogg Administration and Office Building - Buffalo, NY

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The Spencer Kellogg Building was once the corporate offices of one of the largest manufacturers of linseed products in the country. Today, the site is occupied by a surface parking lot.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/2/2007

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTownsend Hall - Buffalo, NY

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Townsend Hall was once the home of the Women's Educational and Industrial Union of Buffalo. After the organization folded, the building was used by the University at Buffalo night school.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/2/2007

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNew York State Building - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The New York State Building, now known as the Walter J. Mahoney State Office Building, is one of several state office buildings in downtown Buffalo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/2/2007

last visited: 7/14/2010

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American Guide SeriesMcKinley Monument - Buffalo, NY

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The McKinley Monument sits in the center of Niagara Square in the heart of downtown Buffalo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/2/2007

last visited: 8/11/2014

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American Guide SeriesSoldiers' and Sailors' Monument - Buffalo, NY

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The Soldiers' & Sailors' Monument is a US Civil War Memorial located in Lafayette Square in downtown Buffalo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/2/2007

last visited: 8/11/2014

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American Guide SeriesSite of the Millard Fillmore House - Buffalo, NY

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The former site of President Millard Fillmore's home was located on Niagara Square in the heart of downtown Buffalo. Today, the site is occupied by the Statler Tower office building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/2/2007

last visited: 7/14/2010

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American Guide SeriesWonderland Trail - Mount Rainier National Park

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The Wonderland Trail, completed in 1915, is a 93 mile loop trail that circles Mt. Rainier.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/28/2007

last visited: 5/28/2007

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American Guide SeriesParadise Valley, and Structures - Mt. Rainier National Park

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The Paradise Lodge and Guide House still exist on the mountain, although there is no longer skiing in the area. This is the most busy area in the entire park so try to plan visits to it in the spring or fall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/28/2007

last visited: 9/30/2018

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American Guide SeriesNarada Falls - Mt. Rainier National Park - Washington

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Narada Falls is located alongside the road between the Mt. Rainier NP Nisqually entrance and the Paradise Visitor center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/28/2007

last visited: 8/20/2018

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American Guide SeriesNisqually Glacier, Mount Rainier - Washington

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The Nisqually Glacier is one of the many glaciers covering the flanks of Mt. Rainier, the most glaciated peak in the continental United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/27/2007

last visited: 10/19/2017

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American Guide SeriesNational Park Museum - Mt. Rainier National Park - Washington

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The National Park Museum is housed in the original administration building for Mt. Rainier National Park. The museum features information about the history of the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/27/2007

last visited: 10/19/2017

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American Guide SeriesLongmire Administration building, government lodging and National Park Inn - Mt. Rainier NP

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Longmire is the historic administration area for Mt. Rainier National Park. Here you will find many historic building, including the park library, administration building, park inn, museum, and old gas station.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/27/2007

last visited: 8/20/2018

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American Guide SeriesPony Express Stables - St. Joseph, Missouri

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Also known as Pike's Peak Stables, it was in front of these stables the first Pony Express rider started the journey on April 3rd, 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/27/2007

last visited: 4/28/2015

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American Guide SeriesNisqually Entrance to Paradise Valley - Mt. Rainier National Park

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The Nisqually entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park is open year round and is the most used entrance for visitors to the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/27/2007

last visited: 8/20/2018

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American Guide SeriesChristine Falls - Mt. Rainier National Park

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Christine Falls and the historic Christine Falls bridge can be found past the Nisqually entrance of Mt. Rainier NP on the road up to the Paradise Visitor center and lodge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/27/2007

last visited: 10/19/2017

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American Guide SeriesOld Courthouse - Warrensburg, Missouri

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Commonly called the Old Johnson County Courthouse, this former courthouse is located in the old town square which is west of the current business district in Warrensburg, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/25/2007

last visited: 6/25/2017

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American Guide SeriesMultnomah Falls, Oregon

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The tallest waterfall in Oregon is Multnomah Falls. With a 620 foot drop it is considered to be the fourth tallest in the nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/22/2007

last visited: 5/30/2016

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American Guide SeriesBATTLESHIP OREGON, Portland, Oregon

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According to “Oregon End of the Trail”, 1940, page 217 of American Guide Series located “near the west end of Hawthorne Bridge at the E. end of SW. Jefferson St. is the BATTLESHIP OREGON."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/21/2007

last visited: 12/19/2013

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American Guide SeriesPioneer Park - Puyallup, Washington

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Pioneer Park was a gift to the city of Puyallup by its founding father, Ezra Meeker. It is now home to the Farmer's Market, the Puyallup Library, and a large variety of sculpture.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/20/2007

last visited: 2/14/2018

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American Guide SeriesMeeker Mansion - Puyallup, Washington

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Meeker Mansion was one of the homes of Ezra and Eliza Meeker, who founded the city of Puyallup. It has now been turned into a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/20/2007

last visited: 4/13/2019

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American Guide SeriesWestern Washington Fair Grounds - Puyallup, Washington

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The Western Washington Fair, started in the late 1800's as a livestock show, is now the largest agricultural fair in the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/20/2007

last visited: 9/14/2014

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American Guide SeriesCity of Puyallup - Washington

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Puyallup is a city of 33,000 people located 5 miles east of Tacoma. It is known for its valley full of fruit and bulb farms.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Washington

date approved: 5/20/2007

last visited: 12/1/2012

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