Show/HideSearch Criteria: All Waymarks [show search options]
Additional Settings: all dates
Show/HideCategories [hide category]
American Guide Series
 allows ratings
Managed By: Icon Here New Dealers
Description:
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.
Show/HideWaymarks [hide waymarks]
Currently displaying American Guide Series

sorted by:

 
Total Records: 2964 Page: 7 of 119 prev<<<[12345678910]>>>next
Image for The Stevenson Memorial Cottage - Saranac Lake, NYview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesThe Stevenson Memorial Cottage - Saranac Lake, NY

in American Guide Series

The Stevenson Memorial Cottage is a simple two-story, clapboard cottage with a large porch where author Robert Louis Stevenson lived here under the care of Dr. Trudeau in 1887-8.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 12/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for Arlee, Montanaview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesArlee, Montana

in American Guide Series

Arlee is the southern gateway to the Flathead Indian Reservation, a 1.317 million acre reservation which is home to the Bitterroot Salish, the Pend d’Oreille and the Kootenai tribes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/20/2016

last visited: never

Image for Polson, Montanaview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesPolson, Montana

in American Guide Series

Situated in Polson Bay on the south end of Flathead Lake, Polson was located at the mouth of the Flathead River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/19/2016

last visited: never

Image for Drummond, Montanaview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesDrummond, Montana

in American Guide Series

A little town of just over 300 population, Drummond is neatly skirted by I 90 as it makes its way north toward Missoula, nearly 50 miles distant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/16/2016

last visited: never

Image for Ronan, Montanaview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesRonan, Montana

in American Guide Series

Initially known in Salish as Ocq?étkw (the spring water) and then Spring Creek, the town then became Ronan Springs and finally Ronan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/15/2016

last visited: never

Image for Missoula, Montanaview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesMissoula, Montana

in American Guide Series

Though not the first settlement in the Missoula Valley, the City of Missoula has certainly grown to become the largest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: never

Image for Fort Missoula, Montanaview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesFort Missoula, Montana

in American Guide Series

Established in 1877 as the only permanent military post west of the Continental Divide, Fort Missoula had a long career, outlasting all other Montana forts. Active through two world wars, it was finally decommissioned in 1948, after 71 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: never

Image for Milltown, Montanaview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesMilltown, Montana

in American Guide Series

In Montana's newest State Park, Milltown State Park, are six historical markers at an overlook which has a view of the confluence of the Clark Fork and Blackfoot Rivers and the Milltown Superfund cleanup site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: never

Image for Deer Lodge, Montanaview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesDeer Lodge, Montana

in American Guide Series

Begun as a shack town in 1862, Deer Lodge's major claim to fame is likely that of being the site of the Montana State Prison, the original opening on July 2, 1871 and closing in 1979. A new prison was built a few miles west of Deer Lodge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: never

Image for Anaconda, Montanaview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesAnaconda, Montana

in American Guide Series

Anaconda is a city built by one man, Marcus Daly, an Irish-born American known as one of the three "Copper Kings" of Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/14/2016

last visited: never

Image for Washoe Park - Anaconda, MTview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesWashoe Park - Anaconda, MT

in American Guide Series

Washoe Park, Anaconda's oldest park, is on the north side of the city, on West Pennsylvania Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/9/2016

last visited: never

Image for Georgetown Lake, Montanaview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesGeorgetown Lake, Montana

in American Guide Series

Georgetown Lake is an unnatural lake beside Highway 1 about midway between Philipsburg, to the north, and Anaconda, to the southeast. We were lucky enough to catch the lake in its natural state, under a few feet of ice and snow.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/9/2016

last visited: never

Image for Hall, Montanaview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesHall, Montana

in American Guide Series

Straddling the Pintler Veterans Memorial Scenic Highway, AKA Highway 1, is the little village of Hall, likely named for Henry Hall, from whom the Northern Pacific bought the local right-of-way.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/9/2016

last visited: never

Image for David Thompson Monument - Thompson Falls, MTview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesDavid Thompson Monument - Thompson Falls, MT

in American Guide Series

Less than a half mile east of Thompson Falls on the north side of Highway 200 is a large pullout with a Montana Historical Marker and this cairn, erected in memory of David Thompson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/9/2016

last visited: never

Image for Metaline Falls, Washingtonview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesMetaline Falls, Washington

in American Guide Series

Though Metaline Falls lost its major employer, Lehigh Portland Cement Company, in 1990, it soldiers on, drawing tourists and theatre goers to its historic places and its live theatre productions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/9/2016

last visited: never

Image for Usk, Washingtonview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesUsk, Washington

in American Guide Series

Born a lumber town, Usk is now surrounded by farmland cleared after all the trees were turned into houses. Lumbering, though, remains the major industry here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/9/2016

last visited: never

Image for Ione, Washingtonview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesIone, Washington

in American Guide Series

Straddling Highway 31 about 22 miles south of the Canadian border, Ione remains a fair sized town for one which lost its major industry over 20 years ago. It is the second largest town in Pend Oreille County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for Dalkena, Washingtonview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesDalkena, Washington

in American Guide Series

Dalkena is a good example of the eventually inevitable fate of a single industry town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for Cusick, Washingtonview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesCusick, Washington

in American Guide Series

Cusick is a little town in Pend Oreille County in the northeastern corner of Washington State.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for Newport, Washingtonview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesNewport, Washington

in American Guide Series

Built in 1913, 10 years after the town was established, this was Newport's first substantial city hall. Given that it is still the city hall, it must, indeed, have been very substantially built.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for Reardan, Washingtonview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesReardan, Washington

in American Guide Series

Acknowledging its agricultural heritage, Reardan has been celebrating the annual "Mule Days" festival for over a half century and counting.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for Campbell House Museum - Spokane, WAview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesCampbell House Museum - Spokane, WA

in American Guide Series

Another Kirtland Kelsey Cutter home, this Tudor mansion was built for Amasa B. Campbell, who had made a fortune in mining in the Coeur d'Alene area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for St. Aloysius Church - Spokane, WAview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesSt. Aloysius Church - Spokane, WA

in American Guide Series

One of the most opulent buildings in the Inland Northwest, St. Aloysius has elegantly served its congregation for 105 years, as of 2016.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist - Spokane, WAview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesCathedral of St. John the Evangelist - Spokane, WA

in American Guide Series

Classical Gothic in design, St. John the Evangelist Cathedral stands on the hill directly south of downtown Spokane, having a commanding view of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

Image for Spokane Plains Monument - Medical Lake, WAview gallery
Log it!

American Guide SeriesSpokane Plains Monument - Medical Lake, WA

in American Guide Series

There is a tiny State Park surrounding this cairn along Highway 2, west of Spokane. The little triangular park, named Spokane Battlefield State Park, is directly across the highway from Fairchild Air Force Base.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

Total Records: 2964 Page: 7 of 119 prev<<<[12345678910]>>>next
Premium Member Downloads: download.GPX Lite File       download.LOC File       download .KML File (Google Earth)