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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 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: 8/12/2014

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American Guide SeriesStone Street Park - Vandalia, Missouri

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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: 6/22/2006

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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

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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: 8/22/2014

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

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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: 8/22/2014

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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: 8/22/2014

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American Guide SeriesTremont Temple (Baptist) - Boston, MA

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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: 3/20/2014

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American Guide SeriesThe Ether Monument - Boston, MA

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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

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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

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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.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/15/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBoathouse Row - Philadelphia, PA

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Boathouse row is one of the many attractions of the East River Drive/Art Museum area. The NRHP site and National Landmark encompass 15 properties on East River Drive (now Kelly Drive) on the Schuylkill River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: 8/20/2013

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American Guide SeriesField House - Poplar Bluff, Missouri

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Field house/gymnasium and stadium adjacent to junior high school in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWappapello Dam - Wappapelo, Missouri

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Large earthen dam on St Francis River forming Lake Wappapello in southeast Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLincoln Monument - Philadelphia, PA

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Fantastic sculpture of Abraham Lincoln on Kelly Drive, part of the long road of which features many sculptures by renown artists. The Schuylkill River Trail leads visitors and art lovers about the river to enjoy all the sites.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/10/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCourtship (The Henry M. Phillips Memorial Fountain) - Philadelphia, PA

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This beautiful Greek Revival styled sculpture & fountain is dedicated to a former Philadelphia resident, active in politics and his community. The fountain is a tourist favorite and the jewel of East Court at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWestern Civilization Pediment - Philadelphia, PA

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Fantastic pediment at the top of the right most structure of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (southeastern entrance) depicts ancient Greek gods. The sculptures were installed in 1932.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFairmount Water Works - Philadelphia, PA

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This site used advanced methods for pumping water & was an integral part of the original 5 acres of Fairmount Park. Designed by Frederick Graff in 1812, the area consist of a dam, a Greek Revival Pavilion, 2 mill house structures, & an engine house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Count de Rochambeau Monument - Newport, RI

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This statue of Rochambeau is located in King Park along the waterfront at the south end of Newport, Rhode Island. Rochambeau led the French forces against the British at the decisive Battle of Yorktown that ended the American Revolutionary War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 8/9/2013

last visited: 12/7/2013

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American Guide SeriesButler County Courthouse - Poplar Bluff, Missouri

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County courthouse in Poplar Bluff, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/29/2013

last visited: 4/23/2014

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American Guide SeriesGettysburg Presbyterian Church - Gettysburg, PA

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This Presbyterian church is rather famous having served as a field hospital during the Battle of Gettysburg and having been visited by two United States Presidents.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMunicipal Utilities Park - Poplar Bluff, Missouri

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City park now known as Hillcrest Park in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWebster, NC

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Tour 21D goes through Webster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/27/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Scottish Rite Temple - Guthrie, OK

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This temple, constructed from 1920-1929 continues to be the state-wide focal point of Masonry in Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/25/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMission San Xavier del Bac - Tucson, Arizona

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Historic early Catholic mission church located south of Tucson, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Arizona

date approved: 7/23/2013

last visited: 1/26/2014

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