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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 SeriesTable Rock Treaty Site - Jackson County, OR

in American Guide Series

This site marks the site of a treaty between members of the U.S. military and the Rogue River Indians and mentioned in Oregon's American Guide Series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Abraham Lincoln - Ashland, OR

in American Guide Series

All that remains of the statue of Abraham Lincoln is a granite boulder and a couple of memorial plaques, just north of Lithia Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSite of the David Birdseye House - Rogue River, OR

in American Guide Series

Located a few miles east of Rogue River is a historical marker along the historic Hwy 99.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRock Point Hotel - Jackson County, OR

in American Guide Series

The historic Rock Point Hotel still exists here along N River Rd a few miles west of Gold Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Town Hall - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic former town hall in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/20/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Presbyterian Church - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic Presbyterian Church in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/18/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesImmanuel Churchyard - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Cemetery surrounding historic Episcopal Church in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/18/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesImmanuel Church - Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic Episcopal church in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/18/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Mary's Cathedral - Cheyenne, WY

in American Guide Series

This is the Catholic Cathedral in Cheyenne, WY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesState Supreme Court Building - Cheyenne, WY

in American Guide Series

This lovely building was constructed in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Capitol Building - Cheyenne, WY

in American Guide Series

The Wyoming State Capitol Building is found in Cheyenne, WY, the state capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 1/7/2015

last visited: 1/21/2015

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American Guide SeriesFederal Building - Missoula, MT

in American Guide Series

Government employed architect James Knox Taylor designed Missoula's Federal Building, construction of which began in 1911. Opened in 1913, it was expanded in 1927 with an annex. It was further expanded, with another annex, opened in October of 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Gymnasium - Missoula, MT

in American Guide Series

This gymnasium, built in 1922, is the only building on the campus designed by Helena architect George Carsley. An early Art Deco style, it was later rededicated as the Schreiber Gymnasium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesForestry Building - U of M - Missoula, MT

in American Guide Series

Designed by local architect Ole Bakke, this building was added to the campus in 1921 and opened to students in 1922. Bakke adorned its exterior with a series of shields and emblems to loudly proclaim the discipline taught within.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesJournalism Building - U of M - Missoula, MT

in American Guide Series

Though the Faculty of Journalism was founded in 1914, it had no permanent and acceptable home until 1937, when this building was completed with the aid of PWA funding. Quite a step up from the original four tents pitched in 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesArt Museum - U of M - Missoula, MT

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There were five buildings built on the U of M campus in the years 1935 to 1939. Two of the five were built in the Art Deco Style while the other two followed the Renaissance Revival style already extant. This is one of the two art deco buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStudent Union - U of M - Missoula, MT

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One of five depression era buildings constructed on campus, this one was designed by local architect C. J. Forbis and funded in part by the PWA. Art Deco in design, it was a departure from the Renaissance Revival style seen exclusively to that time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Library - U of M - Missoula, MT

in American Guide Series

A Renaissance Revival building designed by architects McIver and Cohagen of Billings, MT, this building was completed in 1921 and took over from the original library which was built in 1908.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLaw School - U of M - Missoula, MT

in American Guide Series

The last of five buildings by architect A. J. Gibson, this building served as the library until 1924. Completed in 1908, this is the sole Neo-classical building on the campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMain Hall - U of M - Missoula, MT

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This was the very first building to go up on the new 40 acre campus of the equally new University of Montana. This and the extinct Science Hall comprised the entire campus on opening day in 1899. Luckily, this elegant building has survived.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFlathead Lake - Flathead County, MT

in American Guide Series

Flathead Lake is the largest natural lake in the U.S. west of the Mississippi River, with a surface area of 191.5 square miles and a maximum depth of 370.7 feet. It lies in both Flathead and Lake counties in northwest Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/29/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTrinity Episcopal Church - Abbeville, SC

in American Guide Series

Trinity Episcopal Church in Edgefield SC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gpsblake

location: South Carolina

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesColumbia Falls, MT

in American Guide Series

Columbia Falls lies east of Whitefish, the town which stole the railway divisional point from it, astride Highway 2 in Flathead County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWhitefish Lake - Flathead County, MT

in American Guide Series

Whitefish Lake is the second largest natural lake fully inside Flathead County, Montana. Only Lake McDonald, to the northeast, is larger.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWhitefish, MT

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Whitefish is a city which may never have existed had the Great Northern Railway not erred in the original routing of their route through the mountains to the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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