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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 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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American Guide SeriesLyons, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Rural Linn County town included in Tour 7A of the Oregon guide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 10/5/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRiverview Cemetery - Louisiana, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Large, old and active cemetery in Louisiana, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/23/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesChamp Clark Bridge - Louisiana, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic truss bridge spanning the Mississippi River at Louisiana, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/23/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMasonic Cemetery - Farmington, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Cemetery in Farmington, Missouri where first protestant church and first Sunday school west of the Mississippi River were located.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/15/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLebanon, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Mid-Willamette Valley city on the South Santiam River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 9/15/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWorcester Historical Society - Worcester MA

in American Guide Series

Located right next door the Women's Club in Worcester, not too far from the Art Museum

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/9/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMadison County Courthouse- Fredericktown, Missouri

in American Guide Series

County courthouse for Madison County in Fredericktown, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/7/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKing's Highway Marker - Perryville, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Red granite marker for El Camino Real or King's Highway in Perryville, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/6/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUnion Memorial - Perryville, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Civil War memorial on the grounds of the Perry County Courthouse in Perryville, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/4/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTrinity Lutheran Church - Altenburg, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic Lutheran Church in Altenburg, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/1/2013

last visited: never

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