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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 State Penitentiary - Deer Lodge, MT

in American Guide Series

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

in American Guide Series

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

in American Guide Series

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

in American Guide Series

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

in American Guide Series

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

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

in American Guide Series

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

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

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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

in American Guide Series

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.

in American Guide Series

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: 3/11/2013

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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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