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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 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

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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

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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

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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.

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location: Montana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHQ Of The Stillwater State Forest - Flathead County, MT

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Stillwater State Forest, Montana's first state forest, came into being in 1918. In 1922 construction began on Stillwater Ranger Station, one of Montana's first. It remained the state's only major ranger station until 1954.

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location: Montana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMurphy Lake, MT

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Murphy Lake is in Lincoln County, MT on the east side of Highway 93, with a campground and ranger station at its northern end. It is about 13 miles south of Eureka and 23 miles south of the Canadian border.

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location: Montana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAnt Flats Ranger Station - Fortine, MT

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One of the first year round Ranger Stations in western Montana, this site, unfortunately, retains none of its original buildings. They were burned to make room for newer buildings in the 1920s and 1930s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFortine, MT

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Fortine is one of the handful of tiny towns strung out along Highway 93 in Lincoln County south of Eureka, the northernmost town before the Canadian border.

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location: Montana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKalispell - Flathead County, MT

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With a 2013 population of 21,000, the Kalispell metropolitan area population is fast approaching 100,000. The county seat of Flathead County, Kalispell is the largest city in northwest Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSaint John the Baptist Catholic Church - Frenchtown, MT

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Ostensibly designed by a ship's carpenter, this church's cornerstone was laid in June of 1884. It has been used for services ever since, making it Montana's oldest Catholic church in continuous use. It has held up well for a wood frame building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/26/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe State Penitentiary - Deer Lodge, MT

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Opened on July 2, 1871, the Montana State Prison at Deer Lodge housed its fair share of criminal types in the century plus that it was operational.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/25/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesState Hospital For The Insane - Warm Springs, MT

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This hospital for those with addictive and mental disorders was begun in 1877 and continues today as the Warm Springs State Hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/25/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNew Castle and Frenchtown Monument - New Castle, Delaware

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Monument for early railroad in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Arsenal - New Castle, Delaware

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Historic arsenal building constructed in preparation of the War of 1812 in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 12/6/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Sheriff's House - New Castle, Delaware

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Historic former sheriff's house and jail in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 12/3/2014

last visited: never

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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