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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 SeriesCaptain Jack's Stronghold - Lava Beds National Monument, CA

in American Guide Series

Captain Jack's Stronghold is one of many locations within the Lava Beds National Monument that are mentioned in California's Guide as part of 'Tour 8A'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/22/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHospital Rock - Lava Beds National Monument, CA

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Hospital Rock is one of many locations within the Lava Beds National Monument that are mentioned in California's Guide as part of 'Tour 8A'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/22/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSchonchin Butte - Lava Beds National Monument, CA

in American Guide Series

Schonchin Butte is one of many locations within the Lava Beds National Monument that are mentioned in California's Guide as part of 'Tour 8A'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/22/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCanby Cross - Lava Beds National Monument, CA

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Canby Cross is one of many locations within the Lava Beds National Monument that are mentioned in California's Guide as part of 'Tour 8A'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/22/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGillem's Graveyard - Lava Beds National Monument, CA

in American Guide Series

Gillem's Graveyard is one of many locations within the Lava Beds National Monument that are mentioned in California's Guide as part of 'Tour 8A'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/22/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNevada-California-Oregon Railway Co. General Office Building - Alturas, CA

in American Guide Series

This former general office headquarters for the California-Oregon Railway Co. is currently home to the Elks Lodge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/22/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesParke Building - Dover, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Also known as the Old Capitol Hotel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNo. 49 The Green - Dover, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Also known as the John Bell Office, the oldest wooden building in Dover

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesChrist Church - Dover, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic church dating to 1734

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/13/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKent County Courthouse - Dover, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic county courthouse built in 1874

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Green - Dover, Delaware

in American Guide Series

A historic common area at the heart of historic Dover

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe State House - Dover, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Delaware's historic state capitol building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Legislative Hall - Dover, Delaware

in American Guide Series

The Delaware State Capitol Building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Central Moravian Church - Bethlehem, PA

in American Guide Series

The Central Moravian Church, still used as a church, was erected between 1803 and 1806 by the Moravian brethren.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMoravian Seminary and College for Women - Bethlehem, PA

in American Guide Series

The area designated in the Pennsylvania guide as the Moravian Seminary and College for Women is now the Priscila Payne Hurd Campus of the coeducational Moravian College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/22/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesElkins, WV

in American Guide Series

Elkins is described most completely in tour 8a, pages 372-374.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wv-yen

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/20/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesColorado State Hospital for the Insane - Pueblo, CO

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The evolution of 'Insane Asylum' to 'Mental Health Hospital' parallels our understanding, growth and compassion about mental illness. The new state hospital operates on this site, though they ask not to be photographed for patient privacy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/8/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMarais Des Cygnes Massacre Monument - Trading Post, Ks.

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This obelisk memorializes the victims of the Marais Du Cygne Massacre of 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Marshall Field Memorial Library - Conway MA

in American Guide Series

The Field Memorial Library was gift from Marshall Field, of Chicago fame, in memory of his father and mother, John and Fidelia Nash Field.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/1/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMonongahela, Pennsylvania

in American Guide Series

"Mon City" on the "river with the sliding banks" was an industrial complex in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2014

last visited: 8/21/2014

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American Guide SeriesThurston County Courthouse - Olympia, Washington

in American Guide Series

Historic former Courthouse building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOsgood Estate - Redstone, CO

in American Guide Series

The Osgood Estate (commonly called the Redstone Castle) was originally the home of John C. Osgood of coal-mining and steel mill fame. After his death, the estate has often been used as a tourist attraction for paid tours to help maintain the estate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/20/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Court House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic courthouse in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWilliam Penn 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: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGilpin House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic former inn now bank in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 7/12/2014

last visited: never

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