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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 SeriesOregon State Agricultural College - Corvallis, OR

in American Guide Series

Oregon State Agricultural College is now known as Oregon State University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesApperson Hall - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

in American Guide Series

Apperson Hall is now known as Kearney Hall on the Oregon State University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesEngineering Laboratory - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

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The Engineering Laboratory is now known as Graf Hall on the Oregon State University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLibrary - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

in American Guide Series

The Library building is now known as Kidder Hall on the Oregon State University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAgriculture Hall - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

in American Guide Series

The Agriculture Hall is now known as Strand Agriculture Hall on the Oregon State University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMemorial Union Building - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

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The Memorial Union Building has had additions added on the east and west ends since its erection in 1926.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKidder Hall - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

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Kidder Hall is now known as Fairbanks Hall on the Oregon State University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMen's Dormitory - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

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The Men's Dormitory is now known as Weatherford Hall on the Oregon State University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesForestry Building - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

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The Forestry Building is now known as Moreland Hall on the Oregon State University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMen's Gymnasium - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

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The Men's Gymnasium is now known as Langton Hall on the Oregon State University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPharmacy Building - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

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The Pharmacy Building is still home to the College of Pharmacy on the Oregon State University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesScience Hall - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

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Science Hall is currently known as the Education Hall on the Oregon State University campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAdministraton Building - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR

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The Administration Building on the Oregon State University campus is currently known as Benton Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/10/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesA Boulder and Tablet South of Fort Western - Augusta, ME

in American Guide Series

The boulder and tablet mark the occasion of Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBlue Wing Inn - Sonoma, CA

in American Guide Series

The Blue Wing Inn is mentioned in California: a guide to the Golden state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMission San Francisco de Solano - Sonoma, CA

in American Guide Series

This former mission is mentioned in California: a guide to the Golden state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBear Flag Monument - Sonoma, CA

in American Guide Series

This historical monument is mentioned in California: a guide to the Golden state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCourthouse and City Hall - Sonoma, CA

in American Guide Series

City Hall is mentioned in California: a guide to the Golden state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: 5/14/2016

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American Guide SeriesSonoma Plaza - Sonoma, CA

in American Guide Series

Sonoma Plaza is mentioned in California: a guide to the Golden state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2015

last visited: 5/14/2016

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American Guide SeriesSecond Grave of Father Marquette - St. Ignace MI

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In 1877 the grave of Father Marquette was discovered and a marble statue was built over the site. Father Marquette remains were buried here in 1677 after being moved from another location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: 12/3/2015

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American Guide SeriesSoo Lock Ship Canal - Sault Ste. Marie MI

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The first lock was built in 1855 to allow ships to navigate the 22 foot difference in elevation between Lake Superior and Lake Huron. It has been declared a National Historic Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/23/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRoss Park - Binghamton, NY

in American Guide Series

Ross Park used to be more than the zoo. Electric trolleys ran out to it. There were picnic areas and roller coasters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/14/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide Series[Maine] State House - Augusta, ME

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The State House, designed by Charles Bulfinch, and cornerstone laid in 1829, sits on a knoll overlooking a park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 10/6/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFort Western - Augusta, ME

in American Guide Series

Fort Western on the river bank of the Kennebec River, was built in 1754 on the site of the Plymouth settler trading post, and was used as protection from the Native Americans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 10/6/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTaughannock Falls - Trumansburg, NY

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Taughannock Falls is located in Taughannock State Park at 1740 Taughannock Blvd., Route 89, Trumansburg, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 10/3/2015

last visited: 7/10/2006

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