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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 SeriesGrotto of Christ the King and Mary His Mother - Dickeyville, Wisconsin

in American Guide Series

This concrete and multi object grotto is located next to the Holy Ghost Catholic Church - 305 West Main Street in Dickeyville, Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/31/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMoshassuck Cemetery - Central Falls, RI

in American Guide Series

Located on Lonsdale Ave. this cemetery is also Rhode Island Historical Cemetery CF001

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSaint Mathieu's Church - Central Falls, RI

in American Guide Series

Built in 1929 as Saint Matthew's Church, it is now known as Holy Spirit Parish.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Presbytère - New Orleans, LA

in American Guide Series

The Presbytère is an architecturally important building in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana. It stands facing Jackson Square, adjacent to the St. Louis Cathedral.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Louisiana

date approved: 7/24/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesIsaac Bowen Homestead - Coventry, RI

in American Guide Series

The 2-1/2 story center-chimney wood frame house, built c. 1750, stands on Maple Valley Road, near its junction with Rhode Island Route 102.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/22/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKent Dam - Hope, RI

in American Guide Series

Taken from the center of the dam and the end as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesView of the Scituate Reservoir - Scituate, RI

in American Guide Series

Both pictures taken from my walk back to my vehicle from the Ponagansett Bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPonagansett Bridge - Scituate, RI

in American Guide Series

The bridge crosses water where the Barden Reservoir converges with the Scituate Reservoir on the Victory Highway (RI 102)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Town Pound - Chepachet, RI

in American Guide Series

Very well preserved pound.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesALBION - Albion, RI

in American Guide Series

The Albion Historic District is a moderate-size factory village, its mill set on the riverbank, its houses lining (for the most part) two intersecting streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFiske Homestead - Cumberland, RI

in American Guide Series

The dwelling is noted primarily for its architecture, which attests to the reputed affluence and prominence of Luke Jillson, about whom little is known.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAnn and Hope Mill - Cumberland, RI

in American Guide Series

Ann & Hope Mill (1886),centerpiece of the Lonsdale Company's plant in Cumberland, was one of the nation's largest textile factories when built. It now houses a discount store, a food market, and warehouse operations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWilliam Blackstone Monument - Cumberland, RI

in American Guide Series

41.914694, -71.399361

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWatlington House - Key West, FL

in American Guide Series

The Oldest House Museum & Garden, also known as the Watlington House, is located at 322 Duval Street in Old Key West, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Florida

date approved: 7/8/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOakland Worsted Mill - Oakland, RI

in American Guide Series

This particular mill is a contributing property in the Oakland Historic District. There are only remnants left on the banks of the Clear River. What is left has be taken over by the plant life.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWallum Lake - Pascoag, RI

in American Guide Series

The picture of Wallum Lake is at the back of the hospital building, as detailed in the Guide.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWallum Lake Sanatorium - Pascoag, RI

in American Guide Series

The hospital here is still active. Newer facilities replace the original hospital that cared for tuberculosis patients.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBuck Hill Road - Pascoag, RI

in American Guide Series

Very close to the Rhode Island / Massachusetts / Connecticut border. Signing of streets in this area is not a strong point for the state. Just on the edge of the Buck Hill Management Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWilson's Reservoir - Pascoag, RI

in American Guide Series

Taken at Wilson Reservoir Boat Launch off Wallum Lake Rd. Signed by Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife as the Jaron Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFree Baptist Church - Pascoag, RI

in American Guide Series

Great entranceway with the columns and fan light over the door.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPascoag Public Library - Pascoag, RI

in American Guide Series

A really neat little library with a great entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPascoag Reservoir - Pascoag, RI

in American Guide Series

I saw folks fishing, motor boats, cottages as described in the guide. Some of the cottages are pretty big homes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSaint Patrick's Cemetery - Burrillville RI

in American Guide Series

A very large cemetery along Pascoag Main St, RI 107.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWar Memorial Bridge - Burrillville RI

in American Guide Series

Don't blink your eye or you will miss the bridge. Short is an understatement.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGranite Mill - Burrillville RI

in American Guide Series

The remains of the mill, more specifically the water source for the mill is now the William E Gonyea Memorial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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