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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 SeriesUS Chamber of Commerce Building - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Historic headquarters of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCarnegie Endowment for International Peace - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Historic former headquarters of foreign policy think tank founded by Andrew Carnegie in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. John's Episcopal Church - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Historic Episcopal church across Lafayette Square from the White House in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: 5/29/2014

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American Guide SeriesTayloe House - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Historic house in the Lafayette Square Historic District in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Major General Marquis Gilbert de Lafayette - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

One of four statues in Lafayette Square of European Generals who came to the aid of the colonies during the Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Andrew Jackson - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson at Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: 2/28/2012

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Major General Comte Jean de Rochambeau - Washington, DC

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Statue of French General who was the commander-in-chief of the French Expeditionary Force which came to help the American Continental Army, located in Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Brigadier General Thaddeus Kosciuszko - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Statue of Polish general who aided the colonists during the American Revolution. Located in Lafayette Square just north of the White House in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAmerican Peace Society - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Former headquarters of the American Peace Society, listed as a National Historic Landmark, in Lafayette Square area of Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/10/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of General von Steuben - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Statue General Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, George Washington, Chief of Staff, at Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/10/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUnited States Court of Claims - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Former location of the United States Court of Claims, now the Renwick Gallery, a branch of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/9/2013

last visited: 12/16/2011

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American Guide SeriesCorcoran Gallery of Art - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Art gallery listed as National Historic Landmark in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/7/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSan Martin Statue - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Equestrian statue of one of the liberators of South America in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/4/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNew Interior Building - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Main offices for the Department of Interior in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/2/2013

last visited: 3/26/2014

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American Guide SeriesOctagon House - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Historic house which served as President Madison's home after the burning of the White House during the War of 1812. The house is considered to be one of the most haunted in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/2/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRed Cross North Building - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Red Cross building dedicated as a memorial to the women of World War I in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/30/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMemorial Continental Hall - Washington, D.C.

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Historic headquarters building for the Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/30/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAmerican Red Cross National Headquarters - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

National Headquarters building for the American Red Cross in Washington, D.C. The administrative headquarters are located in a new building a couple blocks away.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/30/2013

last visited: 3/12/2014

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American Guide SeriesPan American Union - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Headquarters building for what is now known as the Organization of American States, located in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/27/2013

last visited: 3/12/2014

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American Guide SeriesConstitution Hall - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Historic concert and meeting hall constructed for the Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/24/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNational Academy of Sciences - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Non-profit organization that serves to advise the country in the areas of science, engineering, and medicine. Headquarters building located along the Mall in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/24/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFederal Reserve Board of Governors Building - Washington, D.C.

in American Guide Series

Headquarters for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors along the Mall in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/24/2013

last visited: 3/1/2012

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American Guide SeriesSpokane County Courthouse - Spokane, Washington

in American Guide Series

This wonderful old courthouse celebrates its 118 birthday this year. It shows its age solely in its French Renaissance architectural style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/18/2013

last visited: 3/31/2014

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American Guide SeriesMonroe Street Bridge - Spokane, Washington

in American Guide Series

This graceful 102 year old arch bridge is the third attempt at crossing the Spokane River at this spot. Third time proved a charm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/18/2013

last visited: 3/31/2014

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American Guide SeriesSpokane Public Library - Spokane, WA

in American Guide Series

At 10 South Cedar Street on the western edge of downtown Spokane, this was the first real public library built in Spokane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/18/2013

last visited: 3/31/2014

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