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

in American Guide Series

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 8/13/2014

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American Guide SeriesDecatur House - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

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

in American Guide Series

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLafayette Square - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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

in American Guide Series

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 8/26/2014

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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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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 8/13/2014

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 8/13/2014

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American Guide SeriesUnion Station - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 2/28/2012

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American Guide SeriesPeter Tarr Furnace Site - Weirton, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Historic former iron furnace near Weirton, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/20/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHoquiam, Washington

in American Guide Series

Washington coastal town in Grays Harbor County

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 2/17/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCarnegie Public Library - Steubenville, Ohio

in American Guide Series

Historic Andrew Carnegie funded library in Steubenville, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/14/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUnion Cemetery - Steubenville, Ohio

in American Guide Series

Historic cemetery in Steubenville, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/14/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMedinah Athletic Club Now Inter continental Hotel - Michigan–Wacker Historic District - Chicago, Illinois

in American Guide Series

The Medinah Athletic Club of Chicago building is today the Inter continental Hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/13/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesState Fish Hatchery - San Marcos, TX

in American Guide Series

This freshwater hatchery was originally established in 1893 to provide sport fish. Later it was a breeding ground for tilapia to use a game fish. The facility closed in 1965 due to poor economics.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Texas

date approved: 2/13/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPublic Library - Hoquiam, Washington

in American Guide Series

Historic public library building serving Hoquiam

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 2/10/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOlympic Stadium and Recreational Field - Hoquiam, Washington

in American Guide Series

Historic wooden sports stadium built by the Works Progress Administration

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 2/9/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGrays Harbor County Courthouse - Montesano, Washington

in American Guide Series

Historic sandstone courthouse built in 1911

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 2/5/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Aviator - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Figurative sculpture of a World War I aviator placed as a memorial to those who lost their lives in World War I on the campus of Linsley School in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/2/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMcColloch's Leap Marker - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Relief honoring heroic actions of Army officer in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOhio Yearly Meeting House - Mount Pleasant, Ohio

in American Guide Series

Historic Friends meeting house which was "mother" meeting house of all Quakers west of the Appalachian Mountain in the small community of Mount Pleasant, Ohio

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Ohio

date approved: 2/1/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMount Wood Cemetery - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Historic rural cemetery movement cemetery in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/30/2014

last visited: never

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