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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 SeriesAquarium - Detroit, MI

in American Guide Series

Aquarium still located on Belle Isle on the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/21/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBelle Isle Lighthouse - Detroit, MI

in American Guide Series

The Belle Isle Lighthouse was located in the Detroit River on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan. It was demolished in 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/17/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesDetroit Yacht Club - Detroit, MI

in American Guide Series

The Detroit Yacht Club is located on a small island off of Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/17/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSymphony Shell - Detroit, MI

in American Guide Series

Jerome H. Remick Bandshell was built in 1950 and can be found on Belle Isle on the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/17/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSkating Pavilion - Detroit, MI

in American Guide Series

The Skating Pavilion was located on Belle Isle on the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/16/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Naval Armory - Detroit, MI

in American Guide Series

The Naval Armory is a long abandoned military structure just north of downtown Detroit at 7600 East Jefferson Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48214.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/15/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Michael's Roman Catholic Church - Loretto, PA

in American Guide Series

The Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel, built in 1899-1901 in Loretto, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/13/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Cecilia Society Building - Grand Rapids, MI

in American Guide Series

The St. Cecilia Music Center, built in 1894, is a performance space located at 24 Ransom Avenue NE in Grand Rapids, Michigan. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in December 9, 1971.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/5/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFountain Street Baptist Church - Grand Rapids, MI

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Initially founded in 1869 as a Baptist church, Fountain Street dropped the Baptist from their name in 1960 to become non-denominational in 1960.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/4/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGeneral Motors Institue - Flint, MI

in American Guide Series

The General Motors Institute was GM sponsored co-op program from 1926 to 1982 and is now Kettering University in Flint, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/4/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSite of the Detroit Arsenal - Dearborn, MI

in American Guide Series

The Commandant's Quarters are the only remaining building from the Detroit Arsenal at its original location in Dearborn, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/4/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBay County Building - Bay City, MI

in American Guide Series

Bay County Building is a NRHP government building in Bay City, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/4/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Paul's Cathedral - Detroit, MI

in American Guide Series

The Cathedral Church of St. Paul located at 4800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/29/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTau Beta Community House - Hamtramck, MI

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The Tau Beta Community House is located in Hamtramck, Michigan

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/27/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesScarab Club - Detroit, MI

in American Guide Series

The Scarab Club is an art gallery and studio located in downtown Detroit, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/22/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSamuel Francis Smith Memorial - Detroit, MI

in American Guide Series

A monument to Samuel Francis Smith who wrote the lyrics to "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" which he entitled "America". The monument is on Belle Isle in the Detroit River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/22/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSite of an Indian Treaty - Saginaw, MI

in American Guide Series

A plaque on a boulder now located at intersection of Hamilton and Court Streets in Saginaw, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/15/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCasino - Detroit, MI

in American Guide Series

The former casino is located on Belle Isle in the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/14/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCentral Methodist Church - Detroit, MI

in American Guide Series

Central United Methodist Church is located at 23 East Adams Street, Detroit, MI. It was placed on NRHP August 3, 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/14/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide Series14. Electric Auto-Lite Company Plant - Toledo, OH

in American Guide Series

Razed in 1999, the site of the Electric Auto-Lite Company Plant is mentioned in the Toledo section of the Ohio guide.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/11/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSS. Peter and Paul's Church (Roman Catholic) - Detroit, MI

in American Guide Series

Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit Church is located at 438 St Antoine, Detroit, MI 48226.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Michigan

date approved: 7/9/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSorlie Memorial Bridge - Grand Forks, North Dakota

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Sorlie Memorial Bridge connects the East end of Demers Ave. in Grand Forks, ND, to East Grand Forks, MN, over the Red River. It is also known as the Red River Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member machard

location: North Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2022

last visited: 8/14/2022

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American Guide SeriesKinsman Congregational and Presbyterian Church - Kinsman, OH

in American Guide Series

Kinsman Presbyterian Church, built in the 1830s in Kinsman, OH

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/7/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Peter's Roman Catholic Church - Brownsville, PA

in American Guide Series

Saint Peter Church, built circa 1845 in Brownsville, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/7/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPymatuning Park - Jamestown, PA

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Pymatuning State Park, near Jamestown, Pennsylvania

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/7/2022

last visited: never

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