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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 SeriesBooth House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 7/11/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Windmill - Jamestown, RI

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The windmill, built in 1787, was preserved by the Jamestown Historical Society, still has tours.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAmstel House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic colonial era house in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesVive La France Monument - Marion County, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Monument to a record-producing Jersey cow

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKensey John, Jr. House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKensey Johns Van Dyke House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKensey Johns House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSenator Nicholas Van Dyke House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRodney House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGemmill House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house also known as the John Wiley House in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOklahoma College for Women - Chickasha, OK

in American Guide Series

Now known as the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, this school has been a thriving center of higher education since 1908.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/18/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesShannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

in American Guide Series

Shannon Springs Park has been a focal point for leisure and recreation in Grady County for generations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Dutch House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic Dutch colonial period house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Academy - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic former school building on the Green in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/11/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesYell County Courthouse - Dardanelle, Ar.

in American Guide Series

This two-story Classical Revival red brick building is located at 209 Union Street in Dardanelle, Ar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 6/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSpring River - Mammoth Springs, Ar.

in American Guide Series

The Spring River begins once the water flows over the dam at Mammoth Spring State Park - Arkansas 9 and US 62 in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 6/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBaxter Springs National Cemetery - Baxter Springs, Ks.

in American Guide Series

This 0.7 acre Soldier's Lot is part of the larger Baxter Springs Cemetery located west of town on US-166 and is overseen by Leavenworth National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/7/2014

last visited: 3/10/2013

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American Guide SeriesOak Hill Cemetery - Lawrence, Ks.

in American Guide Series

Oak Hill Cemetery is located at 1605 Oak Hill Avenue in Lawrence Kansas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Madonna of the Trail Monument - Council Grove KS

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This statue from the American Guide Series is the Madonna of the Trail Monument. It is located in a small park on East Main St (Hwy 56) at North Union St (Hwy 177) in Council Grove, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Kansas

date approved: 6/7/2014

last visited: 3/12/2011

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American Guide SeriesHome of General Edward Burleson - San Marcos, TX

in American Guide Series

Access by permission only. The destroyed log cabin of the founder of San Marcos can be seen on the hillside above Aquarena Springs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Texas

date approved: 5/10/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHagerstown Day Nursery and Kindergarten - Hagerstown, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Historic former elementary school now child daycare facility in Hagerstown, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/1/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTenth Avenue Bridge - Minneapolis, MN

in American Guide Series

The Tenth Avenue Bridge, a concrete, continuous-arch bridge also known as the Cedar Avenue Bridge and Bridge No. 2796, is located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Minnesota

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGreat Northern Stone Arch Bridge - Minneapolis, MN

in American Guide Series

The Great Northern Stone Arch Bridge, once referred to as "Jim Hill's Folly," crosses the Mississippi River in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Minnesota

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: 8/21/2014

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American Guide SeriesEllis Island - Jersey City, NJ & New York City, NY

in American Guide Series

Ellis Island was the immigration gateway for millions to the United States. Unbeknown to many is that most of this island is actually located in the state of New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: New York

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPioneer Blockhouse - Mansfield, OH

in American Guide Series

The historic Pioneer Blockhouse, more commonly known as the Mansfield Block House, is located in South Park in Mansfield, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: never

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