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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 SeriesOld Burial Hill - Marblehead MA

in American Guide Series

The burial ground also contains the remains of a victim of the 1692 Salem Witch Trials

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFort Sewell - Marblehead MA

in American Guide Series

Fort Sewall, formerly an armed fort owned by the United States and used to defend against British invaders, is now a peaceful park offering some of the best views of Marblehead Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesJeremiah Lee Mansion - Marblehead MA

in American Guide Series

Built in 1768, the Jeremiah Lee Mansion is a great example of Later Georgian architecture. It was designated at a National Historic Landmark in 1960.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAgnes Surriage Well - Marblehead mA

in American Guide Series

Where the 'rags to riches' story of Agnes Surriage took place.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Elbridge Gerry House (private) - Marblehead MA

in American Guide Series

Birthplace and home to Elbridge Gerry, a Signer of the Declaration of Independence, as well as the Vice President of the United States, under James Madison

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGeneral John Glover's House (private) - Marblehead MA

in American Guide Series

The home of John Glover, a brigadier-general of the Continental Army during the War of Indepedence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Old Town House (1727) - Marblehead MA

in American Guide Series

The Marblehead Town House was built in 1727 in the center of Market Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Michael's Church - Marblehead MA

in American Guide Series

Built in 1714-15, St. Michael's Church is be the oldest Episcopal Church still in use in New England.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSouth Congregational Church - Augusta, ME

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Large and impressive, this 1865 church is a dramatic Gothic Revival style building, the exterior finished in granite.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMarblehead Light - Marblehead MA

in American Guide Series

The Marblehead Light was constructed in 1895

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAbbot Hall - Marblehead MA

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Abbot Hall was built in 1876 as a town hall, library and auditorium.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFine Arts Building - Northwest Christian University - Eugene, OR

in American Guide Series

The Fine Arts Building is now known as the Price Music Building at the corner of 11th and Kincaid Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/17/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAdministration Building - Northwest Christian University - Eugene, OR

in American Guide Series

The Administration Building is the focal point of this small college campus at the corner of 11th and Alder Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/17/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNorthwest Christian College - Eugene, OR

in American Guide Series

Northwest Christian College is now known as Northwest Christian University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/17/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesArts and Architecture Building, NE - University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

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The site of the Arts and Architecture building is now known as Lawrence Hall and consists of different structures combined and altered over time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/17/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMcClure Hall (demolished) - University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

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The McClure Hall building was demolished in 1953 to make way for a new journalism building which would become Allen Hall in 1954.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/17/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesJournalism Building - University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

in American Guide Series

The Journalism Building underwent a major remodel in 2012 and is part of Allen Hall on the University of Oregon campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/17/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFriendly Hall - University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

in American Guide Series

Friendly Hall is still known by this name on the University of Oregon campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPioneer Monument - University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

in American Guide Series

The Pioneer Monument still resides in the same location on the University of Oregon campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesJohnson Hall - University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

in American Guide Series

Johnson Hall

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPioneer Mother - University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

in American Guide Series

This statue still resides within the Women's Memorial Quad Ensemble on the University of Oregon campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMcArthur Court - University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

in American Guide Series

McArthur Court is located along University Street on the University of Oregon campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGerlinger Hall - University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

in American Guide Series

Gerlinger Hall has changed very little since its erection in 1921 on the University of Oregon campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNew Library - University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

in American Guide Series

The New Library is now known as Knight Library on the University of Oregon campus.

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location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesArt Museum - University of Oregon - Eugene, OR

in American Guide Series

The Art Museum is currently known as the Jordan Shnitzer Museum of Art on the University of Oregon campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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