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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 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

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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: never

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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

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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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American Guide SeriesOhio Stadium - Columbus, OH

in American Guide Series

Ohio Stadium is located on The Ohio State University campus is Columbus, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMirror Lake - Columbus, OH

in American Guide Series

Mirror Lake is located on The Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOrton Hall - Columbus, OH

in American Guide Series

Orton Hall is one of the oldest buildings on The Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesColumbus Public Library - Columbus, OH

in American Guide Series

The Columbus Public Library, a Carnegie Library, is now known as the Columbus Metropolitan Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFort Hayes - Columbus, OH

in American Guide Series

Fort Hayes in Columbus, Ohio, is now the home of the Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center, a magnet high school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCity Hall - Columbus, OH

in American Guide Series

The City Hall in Columbus, Ohio, is located at 90 West Broad Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMcKinley Memorial - Columbus, OH

in American Guide Series

This statue of William McKinley is part of the McKinley Memorial located on the west side of Capitol Square, location of the Ohio Statehouse, in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

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location: Ohio

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMy Jewels Monument - Columbus, OH

in American Guide Series

This impressive statue of seven military and political leaders from the state of Ohio is located on the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse on Capitol Square in downtown Columbus, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOhio State Capitol - Columbus, OH

in American Guide Series

The Ohio State Capitol, more commonly known as the Ohio Statehouse is located in Columbus, Ohio, and is the house of government for the state of Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ohio

date approved: 3/29/2014

last visited: 9/27/2010

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American Guide SeriesSt. John's Lutheran Church - Charleston, SC

in American Guide Series

St. John's Lutheran Church, which was built from 1816 to 1818, is a contributing structure in the Charleston Historic District in Charleston, South Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: South Carolina

date approved: 3/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUnitarian Church - Charleston, SC

in American Guide Series

The Unitarian Church in Charleston, South Carolina, is the second oldest church in downtown Charleston, is the the oldest Unitarian church in the South, and is a National Historic Landmark.

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location: South Carolina

date approved: 3/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCircular Congregational Church - Charleston, SC

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The Circular Congregational Church, built circa 1892, is located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, USA.

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location: South Carolina

date approved: 3/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHibernian Hall - Charleston, SC

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Hibernian Hall, located in historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, USA, was constructed in 1840 in the Greek Revival style and is home to the Hibernian Society, an Irish benevolent society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: South Carolina

date approved: 3/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesJohn Rutledge House - Charleston, SC

in American Guide Series

The John Rutledge House, located in historic Charleston, South Carolina, was listed on the National Register in 1971 and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1973.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: South Carolina

date approved: 3/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCollege (University) of Puget Sound - Tacoma, Washington

in American Guide Series

Described in the book as College of Puget Sound, the name was changed to University of Puget Sound in 1960.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DiMonkey

location: Washington

date approved: 3/24/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Stone Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Historic cemetery in the Elm Grove area of Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/24/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMonument to Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Civil War memorial now in Wheeling Park previously on the grounds of the old City-County Building in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/21/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSouthwest Texas State Teachers' College - San Marcos, TX

in American Guide Series

Started in 1903 as Southwest Texas State Normal School for teachers, the college was up to 1,000 students by 1940. Now the university has expanded to 35,000 diverse student population being prepared for life across many majors.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Texas

date approved: 3/12/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPeace Monument - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

The Peace Monument is also known as the Naval Monument or the Civil War Sailors Monument and is located near the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWoodrow Wilson House - Washington, D.C.

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The Woodrow Wilson House, located on Embassy Row in Washington, D.C., was the residence of the Twenty-Eighth President of the United States, Woodrow Wilson. It is Washington's only Presidential Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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