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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 SeriesMission Nuestra Señora de la Soledad - Soledad, CA

in American Guide Series

The loneliest of all the California Missions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/21/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesJulian, California

in American Guide Series

The above coordinates are for town hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOak Grove Stage Station - Oak Grove, CA

in American Guide Series

One of two state markers in this small rural town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSanta Ysabel Asistencia - Santa Ysabel, CA

in American Guide Series

An Asistencia mission, different from the more famous 21 missions of California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesYosemite National Park, California

in American Guide Series

One of the most famous national parks in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe College of William & Mary - Williamsburg, VA

in American Guide Series

The second oldest college in the United States, founded in 1693, is located in Colonial Williamsburg, VA. It is the graduate school of some of America's earliest presidents including the author of the Declaration of Independence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesYosemite Falls - Yosemite, CA

in American Guide Series

Here is one of the most iconic waterfalls in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWawona Tunnel - Yosemite, CA

in American Guide Series

Wawona Tunnel is the tunnel of darkness, and in to the most amazing view of the natural world on the other side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMariposa Grove - Fish Camp, CA

in American Guide Series

Mariposa Grove is part of Yosemite National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAmboy Crater - Amboy, CA

in American Guide Series

Amboy crater is one of the youngest craters in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: 4/12/2016

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American Guide SeriesLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum - Los Angeles, CA

in American Guide Series

The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum has held two olympic games and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWarner Ranch House - Warner Springs, CA

in American Guide Series

A historic place in the middle of nowhere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/20/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesIrish Round Tower - Milford MA

in American Guide Series

The Irish Round Tower is a replica of the famous Glendaloungh Tower found in Ireland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/5/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHearst Free Library - Anaconda, MT

in American Guide Series

Designed by San Francisco architect F. S. Van Trees, this classical brick library was built in 1898 as a gift to the City of Anaconda from Phoebe Hearst, who had become enchanted with the city and with the people of the City of Anaconda.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/17/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMarcus Daly (Montana) Hotel - Anaconda, MT

in American Guide Series

Home to the Anaconda Commercial Club and then the Chamber of Commerce, for approximately forty-two years, the Montana Hotel arose from the ground in 1888. The lavish and opulent hotel was built solely on the belief that Anaconda would...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/17/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPhilipsburg, MT

in American Guide Series

In the little town of Philipsburg, the major attraction is the town itself. It is one of the best preserved late nineteenth century mining towns in Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/17/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFlathead Dam (Kerr Dam) - Polson, MT

in American Guide Series

Put into operation in 1938, the Kerr dam is a concrete arch dam 541 feet long and 205 feet high. The power house is 1700 feet away, with its water supply arriving through three penstocks running through solid rock.

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location: Montana

date approved: 2/17/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Ignatius Mission - St. Ignatius Montana

in American Guide Series

This very large and impressive Jesuit Mission, built in 1891, was sufficiently influential in the area that the town of St. Ignatius grew up around it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/17/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBridal Veil Falls - Spearfish Canyon, SD

in American Guide Series

Beautiful waterfall along the scenic route through Spearfish Canyon in the Black Hills area of South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/30/2016

last visited: 8/8/2015

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American Guide SeriesPeirce Memorial - Bangor, ME

in American Guide Series

Beside the main library in Bangor, this sculpture will, in the not too distant future, be celebrating its 100th birthday.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/29/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRuggles House - Columbia Falls, ME

in American Guide Series

Built prior to the Victorian era, the Ruggles House is one of the finest of its type in the world, with one of the finest Flying Staircases in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLegend of the Buck Memorial - Bucksport, ME

in American Guide Series

The Legend of the Buck Memorial is a fascinating story. A memorial was erected by the descendants of Colonel Jonathan Buck nearly sixty years after his death. You can visit this memorial located at the corner of Main Street and Hinks Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSandy Point Church-Cemetery-Headstones - Sandy Point, ME

in American Guide Series

Sandy Point consists on not much more than a few houses, a church, cemetery, community hall and a couple of automotive businesses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBelfast, Maine

in American Guide Series

Its namesake is Belfast, Ireland and it is now a quiet little city on the shore of Penobscot Bay, home to artists and artisans, history and heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBailey Island Bridge - Harpswell, ME

in American Guide Series

This bridge is the only one of its kind in the US and the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maine

date approved: 1/13/2016

last visited: never

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