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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 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.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFord's Theatre - Washington, D.C.

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Ford's Theatre is the site of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 5/7/2014

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Major General Nathanael Greene - Washington, D.C.

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An equestrian statue of Nathanael Greene stands in Stanton Park in Washington, D.C., USA.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of General Winfield Scott Hancock - Washington, D.C.

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A sculpture of General Winfield Scott Hancock is located near the United States Navy Memorial in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of Washington, D.C., USA.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 3/12/2014

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Lieutenant General George Washington - Washington, D.C.

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This equestrian statue of George Washington is located in Washington Circle Park in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Benjamin Franklin - Washington, D.C.

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This statue of Benjamin Franklin is on display in front of the Old Post Office in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Martin Luther - Washington, D.C.

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This bronze statue of Martin Luther stands in front of the historic Luther Place Memorial Church in Washington, DC.

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date approved: 3/7/2014

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American Guide SeriesLuther Place Memorial Church - Washington, D.C.

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Luther Place Memorial Church, located near Thomas Circle in Northwest Washington, DC, was constructed in 1873 and is of Gothic Revival architecture.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

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American Guide SeriesSamuel Gompers Memorial - Washington, D.C.

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The Samuel Gompers Memorial is located near Mount Vernon Square in Washington, DC. The memorial was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 2007.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Edmund Burke - Washington, D.C.

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This bronze statue of Edmund Burke is located in Burke Park on Massachusetts Avenue in Washington, DC. It is a contributing statue in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places' American Revolution Statuary listing.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGrand Army of the Republic Memorial - Washington, D.C.

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This Grand Army of the Republic memorial is located in Indiana Plaza in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSmithsonian Building - Washington, D.C.

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The Smithsonian Building, often referred to as the Smithsonian Castle or The Castle, is a landmark building on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski - Washington, D.C.

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This equestrian statue of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski is located in Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC, USA.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 3/12/2014

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American Guide SeriesZero Milestone - Washington, D.C.

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The Zero Monument stands in front of the White House and serves as the starting point for measuring distances from Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 5/15/2014

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American Guide SeriesStatue of William Tecumseh Sherman - Washington, D.C.

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The General William T. Sherman Monument is located in the Sherman Park section of President's Park in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 3/12/2014

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American Guide SeriesDecatur House - Washington, D.C.

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The Stephen Decatur House is one of the oldest surviving homes in Washington, D.C. It is located on Lafayette Square near the White House.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHay–Adams Hotel - Washington, D.C.

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The Hay–Adams Hotel is located near the White House in Washington, D.C., and is a contributing property to the Lafayette Square Historic District.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

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American Guide SeriesLafayette Square - Washington, D.C.

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The 7-acre Lafayette Square is a public park located directly north of the White House in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Patrick's Catholic Church - Washington, D.C.

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St. Patrick's Catholic Church is the oldest parish in the Federal City of Washington, D.C. The cornerstone and foundation for this third and present structure were set and blessed on November 3, 1872.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesDolly Madison House - Washington, D.C.

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The Dolly (or Dollie) Madison House, also known as the Cutts-Madison House, is a contributing property to the Lafayette Square Historic District. It's now part of the National Courts building in Washington, D.C.

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date approved: 3/5/2014

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American Guide SeriesThe White House - Washington, D.C.

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The White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., and is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 7/15/2014

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American Guide SeriesWashington Monument - Washington, D.C.

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The Washington Monument is one of the most recognizable obelisks in the world. It is located on The Mall in downtown Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 5/15/2014

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American Guide SeriesThe Capitol - Washington, D.C.

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The U.S. Capitol Building, listed as one of the "Great Buildings of the World," is the meeting location of the U.S. Congress.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 7/15/2014

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American Guide SeriesUnion Station - Washington, D.C.

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Union Station is an historic and still operating train station in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPeter Tarr Furnace Site - Weirton, West Virginia

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Historic former iron furnace near Weirton, West Virginia.

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location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2014

last visited: never

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