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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 SeriesLower Market - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Historic public market in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/25/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCity County Building - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

The guide describes an earlier version of the City County Building in Wheeling. The building serves the same functions as the previous but not nearly as grand of building.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 1/24/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMorrill Hall - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

Morrill Hall is located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/21/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMackay School of Mines - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

This building is now known as the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering and located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/19/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of John W. Mackay - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

Thie John W. Mackay statue is mentioned in the book 'Nevada: Guide to the Silver State' and located on the University of Nevada campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/19/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesManzanita Lake - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

Manzanita Lake sits in the heart of the University of Nevada campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAlice McManus Clark Library - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

The Alice McManus Clark Library is now known as the Clark Administrative Building, home to the office of the University President and other administrative staff and located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMain Entrance - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

The south entrance to the University of Nevada, Reno is much wider than it used to be but still retains some of its original charm with stone pillars and antique lights inviting visitors to its historic campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Washoe County Courthouse - Reno, NV

in American Guide Series

The Washoe County Courthouse is located on S Virginia Street in downtown Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPost Office and Federal Building - Reno, NV

in American Guide Series

This former post office is located on Mill St along the Truckee River in the heart of downtown, Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesDeerfield Stone Church - Deerfield Street, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic Presbyterian Church in Deerfield Street, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesDickinson House - Alloway, New Jersey

in American Guide Series

Historic house noted for its decorative brickwork in rural Alloway, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/11/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHead of Christiana Presbyterian Church - Newark, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic Presbyterian Church located just east of the Delaware-Maryland border.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/9/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHarter Hall - University of Delaware - Newark, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Dormitory on the campus of the University of Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWolf Hall - University of Delaware - Newark, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic classroom building at the University of Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Michael's Episcopal Church - Charleston, SC

in American Guide Series

St. Michael's Episcopal Church is the oldest surviving religious structure in Charleston, South Carolina. It is located at 71 Broad Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: South Carolina

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: 9/14/2014

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American Guide SeriesEvans Hall - University of Delaware - Newark, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic classroom building at the University of Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMitchell Hall - University of Delaware - Newark, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic auditorium building at the University of Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/5/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesDock Street Theatre - Charleston, SC

in American Guide Series

This historic Theater is located at 135 Church Street in Charleston, SC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: South Carolina

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: 10/4/2013

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American Guide SeriesMemorial Library - Newark, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic former university library constructed as a World War I memorial at the University of Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesChemistry Building - University of Delaware - Newark, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Academic building now known as Brown Laboratory on the campus of the University of Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Phillip's Episcopal Church - Charleston, SC

in American Guide Series

This icon church of Charleston is located at 142 Church St, Charleston, SC. This is the oldest congregation south of Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: South Carolina

date approved: 1/3/2014

last visited: 3/28/2013

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American Guide SeriesHuguenot (French Protestant) Church - Charleston, SC

in American Guide Series

This French Huguenot Church is located at 44 Queen Street in Charleston, SC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: South Carolina

date approved: 1/3/2014

last visited: 9/14/2014

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American Guide SeriesGold Discovery Site - Jacksonville, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Site of gold discovery in Jacksonville, Oregon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/3/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld College - Newark, Delaware

in American Guide Series

Historic college building at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 12/29/2013

last visited: never

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