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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 SeriesThe Warner Memorial Theater - Worcester MA

in American Guide Series

Located on the campus of the Worcester Academy, the theater is named for Lewis J. Warner, who graduated from the school shortly before his death. Warner Brother Studio president Harry Warner donated the theater in memory of his son.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Gymnasium - Worcester Academy - Worcester MA

in American Guide Series

Built in 1915, it houses a swimming pool and indoor track

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAdams Hall - Worcester MA

in American Guide Series

Adams Hall contained the dining room of the Academy

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKingsley Laboratories - Worcester MA

in American Guide Series

Kinsley Laboratories was the primary teaching facility at Worcester Academey

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWorcester Academy - Worcester, MA

in American Guide Series

Worcester Academy was found in 1834 as the Worcester County Manual Training School by a group of Baptists. It was established to give a poor boy an opportunity for liberal education.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMunicipal War Memorial Auditorium - Worcester MA

in American Guide Series

Built in 1933 as a memorial building to those that served in WWI

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/28/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWorcester Art Museum - Worcester MA

in American Guide Series

Founded in 1896 by William Salisbury III and has grown into a great institution for the City Worcester, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/27/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBancroft Tower - Worcester, MA

in American Guide Series

Built in 1900 to honor George Bancroft by Stephen Salisbury III his very good friend to honor his memories.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/27/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHardin College Buildings - Mexico, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Former college buildings in Mexico, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMissouri Military Academy - Mexico, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic military prep school in Mexico, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesA.P. Green Fire Brick Company Plant - Mexico, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Large now non-operating brick plant in Mexico, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKing's Daughters Home - Mexico, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic home for senior citizens in Mexico, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLee Brothers Stable - Mexico, Missouri

in American Guide Series

39 9.7992 91 53.42772 Tour 15

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/25/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOrgan of Muskets - Springfield Armory - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The Springfield Armory is located north of State Street in Springfield, MA. The entrance is from Federal Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/21/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Public Garden - Boston, MA

in American Guide Series

The Public Garden, often referred to as, The Boston Public Garden is situated directly west of Boston Commons in the downtown area of Boston, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/19/2013

last visited: 5/28/2011

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American Guide SeriesStone Street Park - Vandalia, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Former public square now has a public library in Vandalia, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/18/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesChamp Clark Statue - Bowling Green, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Statue of former Speaker of the House in the U.S House Representatives, James Beauchamp "Champ" Clark on the grounds of the Pike County Courthouse in Bowling Green, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/17/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHoney Shuck - Bowling Green, Missouri

in American Guide Series

The home also known as Champ Clark House was the former home of former Speaker of the House James Beauchamp "Champ" Clark. The house is listed as a National Historic Landmark due to its association with Clark.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/17/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesQuincy Market - Boston, MA

in American Guide Series

The historic Quincy Market is situated next to Faneuil Hall in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. It has become a favorite destination for locals and tourists.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2013

last visited: 10/18/2013

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American Guide SeriesFaneuil (Fan'l) Hall - Boston, MA

in American Guide Series

The historic Faneuil Hall is a popular destination, situated between the waterfront and the Government Center in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2013

last visited: 12/10/2013

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American Guide SeriesDock Square - Boston, MA

in American Guide Series

Dock Square is a public square, directly west of Faneuil Hall in downtown Boston. In the 17th Century the waterfront reached to Dock Square, thus the name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2013

last visited: 10/21/2011

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American Guide SeriesTremont Temple (Baptist) - Boston, MA

in American Guide Series

The Tremont Temple Baptist Church was founded in 1839, with a progressive vision for racial and economic equality. It is located on Tremont Street in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2013

last visited: 11/29/2013

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American Guide SeriesThe Ether Monument - Boston, MA

in American Guide Series

The Ether Monument in the Public Garden of Boston, Massachusetts is also known as the Good Samaritan Monument, commemorates the use of ether in anesthesia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2013

last visited: 5/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesThe Union Oyster House - Boston, MA

in American Guide Series

Ye Olde Union Oyster House is the oldest continually operating restaurant and oyster bar in the United States - serving customers since 1826. It is located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/16/2013

last visited: 6/28/2010

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American Guide SeriesThomas Mill Covered Bridge - Philadelphia, PA

in American Guide Series

This is the last covered bridge within the city limits of Philadelphia & the only covered bridge within the city limits of any major U.S. city. The bridge underwent extensive rehabilitation in 1999 so it will be here for another hundred years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: never

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