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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 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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American Guide SeriesOur Lady Of Lourdes Cathedral - Spokane, Washington

in American Guide Series

One of the grandest in Spokane, this is the Cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Spokane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/18/2013

last visited: 3/30/2014

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American Guide SeriesThe Masonic Building - Spokane, Washington

in American Guide Series

This is a huge and beautiful Classical Style Masonic Temple in downtown Spokane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 11/18/2013

last visited: 3/30/2014

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American Guide SeriesDent House - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Site of home where first white child born in Cumberland who later became father-in-law to President U.S. Grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThomas Cresap Monument - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Monument honor early explorer and settler and his descendants at Riverside Park in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: 5/11/2013

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American Guide SeriesRiverside Park - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Small city park with several historical markers and monuments in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: 11/15/2013

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American Guide SeriesSite of Fort Cumberland - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Site of an early fort once commanded by George Washington in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: 5/11/2013

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American Guide SeriesSts. Peter and Paul Roman Catholic Church - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Historic former parish church now shrine in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFirst Presbyterian Church - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Historic Presbyterian Church in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: 5/11/2013

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American Guide SeriesEmmanuel Church - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Historic Episcopal Church in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/7/2013

last visited: 5/11/2013

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American Guide SeriesGephart House - Cumberland, Maryland

in American Guide Series

Historic house now art museum and gallery in Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Joseph's Cathedral - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Cathedral for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston located in the East Wheeling Historic District in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 11/2/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWashington Hall - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Historic location in West Virginia history in Wheeling.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/28/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWheeling Wharf - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Historic former wharf area in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/27/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesM. Marsh and Sons Plant - Wheeling, West Virginia

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Historic former stogie plant in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/27/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTrades and Labor Monument - Wheeling, West Virginia

in American Guide Series

Monument erected by labor unions to honor businessman/employer who was sympathetic to their causes at entrance to I-70 on Main Street in Wheeling, West Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: West Virginia

date approved: 10/26/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMill City, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Rural Linn County timber town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/15/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMetamora, IL

in American Guide Series

Metamora is the site of the Metamora Courthouse, as a State Memorial, where, in the 1840s gathered lawyers and jurists who were soon to become renowned; among them, Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Robert Ingersoll, and Adlai Stevenson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWashington, IL

in American Guide Series

Washington was a short note in the guide as an agricultural center and the home of retired farmers, and had a canning factory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/6/2013

last visited: never

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