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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 SeriesAllied Arts Guild - Menlo Park, California

in American Guide Series

Allied Arts Guild is a complex of artist studios, shops, restaurant, and gardens in Menlo Park, California. It is used as a venue for both public and private events.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNotre Dame College - Belmont, California

in American Guide Series

College of Notre Dame is now known as Notre Dame de Namur University and is the third oldest college in California and the first college in the state authorized to grant the baccalaureate degree to women.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStanford Mausoleum - Stanford, California

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The Stanford Mausoleum is the resting place for the Stanford Family. It resides in a secluded location on the Stanford campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTomb of Henry J. Lathrop - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

Henry J. Lathrop was the brother of Mrs. Leland Stanford, wife of Senator Leland Stanford, the founder of Stanford University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRoble Hall - Stanford, California

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Roble Hall is a dormitory at Stanford University. It was built in 1917 to house women students. It is the oldest dormitory at Stanford that is still in use as a dormitory. It takes its name from the Spanish word for oak tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSequoia Hall - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

Sequoia Hall is located just to the right of the Outer Quadrangle as one approaches Stanford on Palm Drive and the Oval. Today it is home of the Statistics Department.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLagunita - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

Lake Lagunita is an artificial dry lake located on the western side of the Stanford campus.

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location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCactus Garden - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

The Cactus Garden at Stanford contains a great variety of desert plants.

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location: California

date approved: 4/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesButterfly Pond - Lincolne RI

in American Guide Series

Nice relaxing spot to just watch the waterfall over the dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: 9/18/2016

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American Guide SeriesSite of the Second Scythe Factory - North Smithfield RI

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Right across the street from the Forestdale post office is a large tract of land where the factory remains stand.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOlney Pond - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Olney Pond is the major feature in Lincoln Woods Reservation

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: 9/18/2016

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American Guide SeriesAldrich House - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Located on Old Louisquisset Pike, the Aldrich House was built around 1750.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLimerock Grange - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Built in 1807 as a tollhouse by the Turnpike Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHarris Quarry - Lincoln RI

in American Guide Series

Access from either Wilbur Rd or Rt 146, evidence of limestone still on the lot surrounding the quarry.

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location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Bank - North Smithfield RI

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Once used as the Smithfield Union Bank, today it a single family home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGeorge Aldrich Inn - North Smithfield RI

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Built in 1804 as an inn, then used a classrooms for the Smithfield Academy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesJordan Hall - Stanford, California

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Jordan Hall is at the end of Palm Drive, the main entrance into Stanford's Campus. It is then on the right side of Main Quad.

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location: California

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBranner Hall - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

Branner Hall is a student residence hall between to Toy0on Hall and Kimball Hall on the Stanford campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCommunity Center - Palo Alto, California

in American Guide Series

The Palo Alto Community Center is a complex of theaters, museum, ballroom and dining hall. The architectural theme of the buildings is Spanish Colonial, typical of that found in the region.

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location: California

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStanford University - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

The heavy sandstone piers flank the entrance to Stanford University on Palm Drive, pierced by heavy round-headed arches with open pier arcades on each side.

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location: California

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

The main Art Gallery Building is located adjacent and to the east of the Main Inner Quad at Stanford University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesToyon Hall - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

Toyon is a student residence hall between Encina hall and Branner Hall on the Stanford campus.

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location: California

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPalo Alto High School - Palo Alto, California

in American Guide Series

Palo Alto High School is an example of Spanish Colonial architecture still in use by a modern building today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesEncina Hall - Stanford, California

in American Guide Series

Encina Hall is a dormitory building on the Stanford campus

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: 11/4/2016

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American Guide SeriesCubberly School for Education Building - Stanford, California

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The Cubberly School for Education Building is home to Stanford’s Graduate School of Education.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 4/24/2016

last visited: never

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