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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 SeriesFulton County Courthouse - Atlanta, GA

in American Guide Series

The Fulton County Courthouse was completed in 1914 at a cost of $1,250,000, Fulton County had Georgia's first million-dollar courthouse. It was also the largest, surpassing in square footage even the Georgia state capitol.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 1/1/2009

last visited: 11/15/2009

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American Guide SeriesChurch of the Immaculate Conception - Atlanta, GA

in American Guide Series

The Atlanta Catholic Church located at 48 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. First Catholic Church in the Atlanta area and the oldest complete building standing in downtown Atlanta.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 12/31/2008

last visited: 7/31/2017

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American Guide SeriesState Capitol - Atlanta, GA

in American Guide Series

The Georgia Capitol building was constructed between 1884 and 1889. It is built in the neoclassical structure.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 12/31/2008

last visited: 7/31/2017

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American Guide SeriesOakland Cemetery - Atlanta, GA

in American Guide Series

The main entrance to Oakland Cemetery is located at Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. and Oakland Ave.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 8/31/2008

last visited: 7/31/2017

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American Guide SeriesCity Hall - Atlanta, GA

in American Guide Series

The Atlanta City Hall was completed in 1930 and is a fine example of a Neo-Gothic government building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 12/31/2008

last visited: 7/31/2017

Image for The Cyclorama Building - Grant Park - Atlanta, GAview gallery

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American Guide SeriesThe Cyclorama Building - Grant Park - Atlanta, GA

in American Guide Series

Located in Grant Park next to Zoo Atlanta. Features a museum and guided viewing of the painting.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 3/15/2013

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American Guide SeriesStone Mountain, GA

in American Guide Series

A large relief sculpture memorializes the Civil War. It serves as the centerpiece for a large park complex.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 10/25/2009

last visited: 10/7/2019

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American Guide SeriesLawrenceville, GA

in American Guide Series

Moderate size town, now on the extreme outskirts of 'Atlanta'.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/16/2009

last visited: 6/5/2019

Image for North Georgia College - Dahlonega, GAview gallery

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American Guide SeriesNorth Georgia College - Dahlonega, GA

in American Guide Series

Historic mint is now a historic part of North Georgia College.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 8/1/2017

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American Guide SeriesHenry Grady House - Athens, GA

in American Guide Series

Large mansion along Prince Ave, available for party rentals.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 10/10/2005

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American Guide SeriesBenjamin H Hill Home - Athens, GA

in American Guide Series

This historic home has been the long time residence of the President of the University of Georgia.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 3/12/2006

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American Guide SeriesT.R.R. Cobb House - Athens, GA

in American Guide Series

Historic home, twice relocated, now restored and available for private functions.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 3/12/2006

Image for Tree That Owns Itself - Athens, GAview gallery

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American Guide SeriesTree That Owns Itself - Athens, GA

in American Guide Series

An offspring of the original now stands, guarding its territory.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/16/2009

last visited: 10/13/2005

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American Guide SeriesCamak House - Athens, GA

in American Guide Series

Historic home played an integral part in the Georgia Railroad Industry.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 10/18/2005

Image for Joseph Henry Lumpkin House - Athens, GAview gallery

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American Guide SeriesJoseph Henry Lumpkin House - Athens, GA

in American Guide Series

One of the first judges on the Georgia Supeme Court lived here.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 8/12/2006

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American Guide SeriesThe Double-Barreled Cannon - Athens, GA

in American Guide Series

Only such cannon ever constructed, it never mde it past testing stage. On display outside the historic courthouse.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/4/2009

last visited: 11/10/2005

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American Guide SeriesThe Chapel - University of Georgia

in American Guide Series

One of the oldest buildings on campus. Site of many functions ranging from speeches to debates to weddings.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 8/3/2009

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American Guide SeriesThe Georgia Arch - Athens, GA

in American Guide Series

Historic arch standing over those who enter campus from downtown. There is a rumor that all underclassmen who walk under the arch will never graduate.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/4/2009

last visited: 3/1/2010

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American Guide SeriesDemosthenian Hall - University of Georgia

in American Guide Series

One of many historic buildings on this historic downtown Athens campus.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/16/2009

last visited: 7/3/2009

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American Guide SeriesOld College - Athens, GA

in American Guide Series

Oldest structure on the University of Georgia campus, and held the first classes held.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/4/2009

last visited: 6/21/2009

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American Guide SeriesPhi Kappa Hall - University of Georgia

in American Guide Series

One of many historic buildings on UGA's downtown campus.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 6/21/2009

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American Guide SeriesGreene County Courthouse - Greensboro, Ga.

in American Guide Series

This example of Greek Revival architecture is located at 113 North Main Street in Greensboro, Georgia.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 4/4/2017

last visited: 10/8/2013

Image for Nacoochee Valley/Nacoochee Indian Mound - GAview gallery

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American Guide SeriesNacoochee Valley/Nacoochee Indian Mound - GA

in American Guide Series

Gauxule, Cherokee Indian town, Town House sat upon the mound, and the residents resided in the surrounding field. Visited by DeSoto in 1540, looking for gold.

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location: Georgia

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 7/18/2010

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American Guide SeriesRoss Home - Rossville, GA

in American Guide Series

Built in 1797, owned by Principal Chief of Cherokee. Is an integral home in the establishment of the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 3/18/2014

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