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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 SeriesDoheny Memorial Library - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

A large library on the USC campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNatural History Museum of Los Angeles County - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

This is right next to the Olympic colosseum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTommy Trojan - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

The mascot for the University of Southern California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGeorge Finley Bovard Administration Building - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

One of the oldest buildings on the USC campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNational Cemetery - Springfield, Mo.

in American Guide Series

Springfield National Cemetery is located at 1702 E Seminole St in Springfield, Mo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesColonel William Jeffers Monument - Jackson, Mo.

in American Guide Series

This monument is located at the north entrance to the Old Jackson Cemetery - 116-198 W Madison St in Jackson Mo

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSite of Far West - Far West, Mo.

in American Guide Series

Former County seat of Caldwell County - located at State HWY D and Far West Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/21/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesChurch of Immaculate Conception - San Diego, CA

in American Guide Series

A historic church located in Old Town San Diego.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Town Plaza - San Diego, CA

in American Guide Series

The historic town plaza located in Old Town San Diego.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCase de Pedroena - San Diego, CA

in American Guide Series

One of many historic buildings in old town San Diego.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesEstudillo House - San Diego, CA

in American Guide Series

An adobe building placed on the NRHP.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesForest Ranger Station - Mt. Laguna, CA

in American Guide Series

A visitor center for the Cleveland National Forrest, which is featured in an American Guide Book for San Diego.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPost Office - Mt. Laguna, CA

in American Guide Series

The Laguna Post Office is featured in an American Guide book for San Diego.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/20/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLa Jolla Caves - La Jolla, CA

in American Guide Series

A series of natural sea arches along the cliffs of La Jolla.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesEnsenada, Baja California

in American Guide Series

Ensenada is featured in the San Diego American Guide Book, along with a few other Mexican towns and cities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Baja California, Mexico

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStar of India - San Diego, CA

in American Guide Series

One of a few ships permanently docked in San Diego Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesConway City Hall - Conway, SC

in American Guide Series

This two-story red brick building is located at 3rd & Main St. in Conway, SC

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location: South Carolina

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFort Donelson Museum - Dover, Tn.

in American Guide Series

The old Dover Hotel (then known as the Fort Donelson Museum) was the headquarters of the Confederate forces during the Siege of Fort Donelson. The Hotel is located at 120 Fort Donelson Shores Road in Dover, TN.

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location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBirth Place of Noah Webster - West Hartford CT

in American Guide Series

The birthplace of Noah Webster creator of the Dictionary of the American Language. The home was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1962

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/14/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCaptain Putnam House - Sterling CT

in American Guide Series

Located along RT 14A in the heart of the Sterling Hill Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/2/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBaptist Church - Sterling CT

in American Guide Series

The Baptist Church is located at the intersection of RT 14A (Plainfield Pike) and Sterling Hill Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/2/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWayside - Concord MA

in American Guide Series

42.458994, -71.333092

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/29/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Memorial Town - Ashford CT

in American Guide Series

Knowlton Hall was completed in 1924. Many of the fieldstones used to construct the building were found on site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 5/26/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Palmer Tavern - Ashford CT

in American Guide Series

Also known as Pompey Hollow Inn, it was built in 1710.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 5/26/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesYarmouth, Maine

in American Guide Series

Yarmouth is an old town on the south coast of Maine, first settled in 1638 and once the eighth town in the State.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 4/17/2017

last visited: never

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