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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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Image for SITE OF THE CONFEDERATE TRAINING GROUND - Johnson City, TNview gallery

SESE2.3 km

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American Guide SeriesSITE OF THE CONFEDERATE TRAINING GROUND - Johnson City, TN

in American Guide Series

United Daughters of the Confederacy monument marks the site of the training grounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/30/2010

last visited: never

Image for EAST TENNESSEE STATE TEACHERS' COLLEGE - Johnson City, TNview gallery

SESE2.7 km

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American Guide SeriesEAST TENNESSEE STATE TEACHERS' COLLEGE - Johnson City, TN

in American Guide Series

East Tennessee State Teachers' College is now East Tennessee State University (ETSU).

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location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/30/2010

last visited: never

Image for Pioneer Memorial - Johnson City, TNview gallery

NN7.4 km

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American Guide SeriesPioneer Memorial - Johnson City, TN

in American Guide Series

The memorial dedicated to the pioneer family has been moved to Winged Deer Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: never

Image for MILLIGAN COLLEGE - Milligan College, TNview gallery

EE8.4 km

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American Guide SeriesMILLIGAN COLLEGE - Milligan College, TN

in American Guide Series

Milligan College was referenced in the 1939 travel guide.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/4/2010

last visited: never

Image for Washington County Courthouse - Jonesboro, TNview gallery

SWSW8.7 km

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American Guide SeriesWashington County Courthouse - Jonesboro, TN

in American Guide Series

This courthouse has served justice in three states: North Carolina, Franklin, and Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/26/2009

last visited: 12/3/2017

Image for JONESBORO - (now) Jonesborough, TNview gallery

SWSW8.7 km

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American Guide SeriesJONESBORO - (now) Jonesborough, TN

in American Guide Series

Oldest incorporated town in Tennessee maintains its historical look.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/10/2010

last visited: 12/3/2017

Image for Chester Inn - Jonesboro, TNview gallery

SWSW8.7 km

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American Guide SeriesChester Inn - Jonesboro, TN

in American Guide Series

Chester Inn (aka Jonesboro Inn) has been a hotel since 1798 with three US presidents as guests.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/26/2009

last visited: 12/3/2017

Image for Christopher Taylor House - Jonesboro, TNview gallery

SWSW8.7 km

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American Guide SeriesChristopher Taylor House - Jonesboro, TN

in American Guide Series

This two story log cabin was relocated in 1974 for preservation, as it was the home of future president Andrew Jackson while he practiced law early in his career.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/26/2009

last visited: 12/3/2017

Image for Methodist Episcopal Church, South - Jonesboro, TNview gallery

SWSW8.9 km

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American Guide SeriesMethodist Episcopal Church, South - Jonesboro, TN

in American Guide Series

The Methodist Episcopal South Church continues as a United Methodist Church - looking the same as it did seventy years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/26/2009

last visited: 12/29/2018

Image for Rocky Mount - Piney Flats, TNview gallery

NENE10 km

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American Guide SeriesRocky Mount - Piney Flats, TN

in American Guide Series

Rocky Mount, named for the numerous limestone outcroppings, was the home of William Cobb. It played several important roles in the early Tennessee history.

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location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: never

Image for SYCAMORE SHOALS MONUMENT - Elizabethton, TNview gallery

EE11.1 km

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American Guide SeriesSYCAMORE SHOALS MONUMENT - Elizabethton, TN

in American Guide Series

Historical location of Fort Watauga which briefly protected the early white settlers from Cherokee attack, but also where a treaty was negotiated.

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location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/4/2010

last visited: never

Image for PINNACLE MOUNTAIN - Erwin, TNview gallery

SS12.1 km

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American Guide SeriesPINNACLE MOUNTAIN - Erwin, TN

in American Guide Series

The observation tower was recently renovated. Still has great views of area mountains and valleys.

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location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/20/2012

last visited: never

Image for DeVault Tavern - Leesburg, TNview gallery

WW14.6 km

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American Guide SeriesDeVault Tavern - Leesburg, TN

in American Guide Series

The tavern was a noted stop on the Old Stage Road from Memphis to Washington, DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: never

Image for ELIZABETHTON, TNview gallery

EE15.1 km

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American Guide SeriesELIZABETHTON, TN

in American Guide Series

The rayon plants have closed, but Elizabethton has increased its tourism and outdoor recreation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for First Court West of Alleghanies - Elizabethton, TNview gallery

EE15.6 km

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American Guide SeriesFirst Court West of Alleghanies - Elizabethton, TN

in American Guide Series

The first court west of the Allegheny Mountains was held in 1772 under a young sycamore tree. By 1939 when the American Guide for Tennessee was published, it was a large tree on the bank of the Doe River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/3/2010

last visited: 7/26/2012

Image for Doe River Covered Bridge - Elizabethton, TNview gallery

EE15.8 km

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American Guide SeriesDoe River Covered Bridge - Elizabethton, TN

in American Guide Series

Timing of the bridge construction is incorrect in the travel guide.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/7/2010

last visited: 8/20/2016

Image for Watauga Old Fields - Elizabethton, TNview gallery

EE15.8 km

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American Guide SeriesWatauga Old Fields - Elizabethton, TN

in American Guide Series

The Watauga Association was the first organization of white settlers west of the mountains from North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/7/2010

last visited: 8/20/2016

Image for SOLDIER'S MONUMENT - Elizabethton, TNview gallery

EE15.8 km

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American Guide SeriesSOLDIER'S MONUMENT - Elizabethton, TN

in American Guide Series

The Soldier's Monument was expanded from Revolutionary War to cover all wars.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/4/2010

last visited: 8/20/2016

Image for ALFRED MOORE CARTER HOME - Elizabethton, TNview gallery

EE15.9 km

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American Guide SeriesALFRED MOORE CARTER HOME - Elizabethton, TN

in American Guide Series

Home originally of a posperous iron manufacturer. Modern architectural paints have improved its look from 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/3/2010

last visited: 12/29/2018

Image for THE MANSION - Elizabethton, TNview gallery

EE16.4 km

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American Guide SeriesTHE MANSION - Elizabethton, TN

in American Guide Series

The Mansion was the first frame house in Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/7/2010

last visited: 6/14/2015

Image for MCKELLAR AIRPORT - TNview gallery

NN17.4 km

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American Guide SeriesMCKELLAR AIRPORT - TN

in American Guide Series

Dedicated in 1937, this airport was built with Works Progress Administration (WPA) funding thanks to Senator McKellar.

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location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for FEDERAL FISH HATCHERY - Erwin, TNview gallery

SS17.9 km

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American Guide SeriesFEDERAL FISH HATCHERY - Erwin, TN

in American Guide Series

Historical hatchery has significantly increased its capacity over the years.

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location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for Limestone House - Telford, TNview gallery

SWSW18 km

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American Guide SeriesLimestone House - Telford, TN

in American Guide Series

This house, constructed of limestone, was built by Thomas Embree. It was involved in the Civil War Battle of Limestone Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: never

Image for HARRIS HOME - Hampton, TNview gallery

EE19.5 km

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American Guide SeriesHARRIS HOME - Hampton, TN

in American Guide Series

Summer home of Georgia Govenor (1915–1917) Nathaniel E. Harris

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location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/3/2010

last visited: never

Image for WASHINGTON COLLEGE - Limestone, TNview gallery

SWSW20.4 km

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American Guide SeriesWASHINGTON COLLEGE - Limestone, TN

in American Guide Series

Founded by Samuel Doak, a frontier preacher, this college was high education for the "western" lands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/10/2010

last visited: 10/16/2016

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