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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 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.

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location: South Carolina

date approved: 3/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUnitarian Church - Charleston, SC

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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location: Texas

date approved: 3/12/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPeace Monument - Washington, D.C.

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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.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 2/28/2012

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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: 3/1/2012

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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: 8/21/2014

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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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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: never

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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

last visited: never

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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: 3/1/2012

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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: 8/12/2014

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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.

in American Guide Series

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: 8/13/2014

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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: 8/13/2014

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