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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 SeriesRuggles House - Columbia Falls, ME

in American Guide Series

Built prior to the Victorian era, the Ruggles House is one of the finest of its type in the world, with one of the finest Flying Staircases in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/27/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLegend of the Buck Memorial - Bucksport, ME

in American Guide Series

The Legend of the Buck Memorial is a fascinating story. A memorial was erected by the descendants of Colonel Jonathan Buck nearly sixty years after his death. You can visit this memorial located at the corner of Main Street and Hinks Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSandy Point Church-Cemetery-Headstones - Sandy Point, ME

in American Guide Series

Sandy Point consists on not much more than a few houses, a church, cemetery, community hall and a couple of automotive businesses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBelfast, Maine

in American Guide Series

Its namesake is Belfast, Ireland and it is now a quiet little city on the shore of Penobscot Bay, home to artists and artisans, history and heritage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBailey Island Bridge - Harpswell, ME

in American Guide Series

This bridge is the only one of its kind in the US and the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maine

date approved: 1/13/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Congregational Church - Harpswell ME

in American Guide Series

The Elihah Kellogg Church was built in 1843 was associated with Rev. Kellogg a distinguished clergyman and author of children's books

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maine

date approved: 1/13/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFort Madison - Castine, ME

in American Guide Series

Fort Madison is one of the fortification remnants that are in this town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 1/12/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHome of General John Sullivan - Durham NH

in American Guide Series

Right off Newmarket St is a small park with a monument. John Sullivan's house is located down the same driveway.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesJohn Sullivan Monument - Durham NH

in American Guide Series

Located in a dedicated area off Newmarket St in Durham.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCathedral of the Immaculate Conception - Portland, ME

in American Guide Series

The stately Gothic Revival Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, of the Catholic Diocese of Portland, was designed by noted church architect P. C. Keeley of New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: 1/13/2016

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American Guide SeriesThe Jonathan Hamilton House (private) - South Berwick ME

in American Guide Series

Built between 1787 and 1788, by Jonathan Hamilton, a merchant from Portsmouth NH. It is also a National Historic Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maine

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSarah Orne Jewett House - South Berwick ME

in American Guide Series

Historic house of New England author listed as a National Historic Landmark in South Berwick, Maine.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Maine

date approved: 1/11/2016

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFirst Parish Congregational Church - Brunswick, ME

in American Guide Series

First Parish Church was established in Brunswick, Maine, in 1717. This building was completed in 1846, the fourth to be built for the parish. The first was built in 1735, with others in 1756, and 1806.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 1/10/2016

last visited: never

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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

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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

in American Guide Series

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

in American Guide Series

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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