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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 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

in American Guide Series

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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American Guide SeriesThurston County Courthouse - Olympia, Washington

in American Guide Series

Historic former Courthouse building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOsgood Estate - Redstone, CO

in American Guide Series

The Osgood Estate (commonly called the Redstone Castle) was originally the home of John C. Osgood of coal-mining and steel mill fame. After his death, the estate has often been used as a tourist attraction for paid tours to help maintain the estate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/20/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Court House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic courthouse in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWilliam Penn House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGilpin House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic former inn now bank in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 7/12/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBooth House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 7/11/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Windmill - Jamestown, RI

in American Guide Series

The windmill, built in 1787, was preserved by the Jamestown Historical Society, still has tours.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/5/2014

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesAmstel House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic colonial era house in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesVive La France Monument - Marion County, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Monument to a record-producing Jersey cow

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 6/28/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKensey John, Jr. House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKensey Johns Van Dyke House - New Castle, Delaware

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Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKensey Johns House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSenator Nicholas Van Dyke House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/27/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRodney House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGemmill House - New Castle, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic house also known as the John Wiley House in the New Castle Historic District in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/21/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOklahoma College for Women - Chickasha, OK

in American Guide Series

Now known as the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, this school has been a thriving center of higher education since 1908.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/18/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesShannon Springs Park - Chickasha, OK

in American Guide Series

Shannon Springs Park has been a focal point for leisure and recreation in Grady County for generations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/17/2014

last visited: 4/11/2015

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