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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 Grave of W.A. Lee - Rogersville, TNview gallery

SWSW6.1 km

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American Guide SeriesGrave of W.A. Lee - Rogersville, TN

in American Guide Series

Two lines were reportedly added to a familiar epithet to give a ironic twist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/8/2011

last visited: never

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SWSW6.3 km

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American Guide SeriesEBBING AND FLOWING SPRING - Rogersville, TN

in American Guide Series

This spring is one of only two known to have a cyclical flow pattern which increases and falls over a 2 hour, 47 minute period.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/23/2010

last visited: never

Image for AMIS STONE HOUSE - Rogersville, TNview gallery

SWSW6.8 km

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American Guide SeriesAMIS STONE HOUSE - Rogersville, TN

in American Guide Series

The upper half story of the Amis House had rifleports instead of windows to defend against indian attacks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/30/2010

last visited: never

Image for HAWKINS COUNTY COURTHOUSE - Rogersville, TNview gallery

SWSW11.1 km

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American Guide SeriesHAWKINS COUNTY COURTHOUSE - Rogersville, TN

in American Guide Series

The courthouse is located on land originally owned by the Cherokee, but then also the states of North Carolina, Franklin, and Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/30/2010

last visited: 6/6/2015

Image for ROGERSVILLE, TNview gallery

SWSW11.1 km

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American Guide SeriesROGERSVILLE, TN

in American Guide Series

Rogersville is the second oldest town in Tennessee, established on land given to Joseph Rogers and his wife Mary Amis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/30/2010

last visited: 6/6/2015

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EE27.5 km

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American Guide SeriesROTHERWOOD - Kingsport, TN

in American Guide Series

Rotherwood was named by Frederick Ross for the castle of Cedric the Saxon of Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/23/2010

last visited: 3/6/2014

Image for Netherland Inn - Kingsport, TNview gallery

EE29.1 km

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American Guide SeriesNetherland Inn - Kingsport, TN

in American Guide Series

Netherland Inn was both a stage stop and a boatyard. The photo in the 1939 American Guide shows that the full porches on two floors were addeded later.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/25/2008

last visited: 1/15/2011

Image for LONG ISLAND OF THE HOLSTON - Kingsport, TNview gallery

EE29.9 km

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American Guide SeriesLONG ISLAND OF THE HOLSTON - Kingsport, TN

in American Guide Series

The island was a sacred place of the Cherokee nation and a staging location for early settlers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/10/2010

last visited: 3/9/2014

Image for Natural Tunnel - Duffield, VAview gallery

NENE30.1 km

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American Guide SeriesNatural Tunnel - Duffield, VA

in American Guide Series

A railroad runs through Natural Tunnel (now a state park).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/24/2009

last visited: 12/31/2018

Image for GENERAL SHALE PRODUCTS PLANT - Kingsport, TNview gallery

EE31.5 km

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American Guide SeriesGENERAL SHALE PRODUCTS PLANT - Kingsport, TN

in American Guide Series

One of the basic industrial plants in Kingsport - now up for sale.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/10/2010

last visited: never

Image for MEAD CORPORATION (now Domtar) - Kingsport, TNview gallery

EE31.7 km

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American Guide SeriesMEAD CORPORATION (now Domtar) - Kingsport, TN

in American Guide Series

One way you can tell how long someone has lived in this area is by what they call this location: Mead (opened 1916), Willamette (acquired in 1995), Weyerhaeuser (2002), or Domtar (2007).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/10/2010

last visited: never

Image for KINGSPORT PRESS [Legacy] - Kingsport, TNview gallery

EE31.7 km

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American Guide SeriesKINGSPORT PRESS [Legacy] - Kingsport, TN

in American Guide Series

The Kingsport book press is now gone - literally - as the buildings are being torn down, except for a couple to house the farmers market.

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location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/10/2010

last visited: never

Image for Kingsport, TNview gallery

EE32.2 km

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American Guide SeriesKingsport, TN

in American Guide Series

Kingsport has grown significantly from 1939, but still is a "planned" city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/5/2009

last visited: 8/28/2010

Image for BOONE TRAIL marker - Kingsport, TNview gallery

EE32.2 km

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American Guide SeriesBOONE TRAIL marker - Kingsport, TN

in American Guide Series

The metal plaque remains for the Daniel Boone marker, but the cobblestone exterior has been removed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/30/2010

last visited: 7/18/2016

Image for TENNESSEE EASTMAN CORPORATION - Kingsport, TNview gallery

EE33.3 km

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American Guide SeriesTENNESSEE EASTMAN CORPORATION - Kingsport, TN

in American Guide Series

Starting from wood alcohol, "The Eastman", as known locally, has expanded to be a worldwide supplier of chemicals, fibers and plastics.

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location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/10/2010

last visited: never

Image for Borden Mills [Legacy] - Kingsport, TNview gallery

EE33.3 km

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American Guide SeriesBorden Mills [Legacy] - Kingsport, TN

in American Guide Series

Borden Mills was a large cloth mill as part of the planned industrialization of Kingsport.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/5/2009

last visited: 2/14/2012

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SS33.8 km

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American Guide SeriesState Of Franklin Capitol – Greeneville, TN

in American Guide Series

A replica of the state capitol building for what would have been Franklin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/6/2013

last visited: 10/5/2018

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SS34 km

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American Guide SeriesFirst Presbyterian Church – Greeneville, TN

in American Guide Series

The Greek Revival style church is seen along Main Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for Sevier-O'Keefe House – Greeneville, TNview gallery

SS34.1 km

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American Guide SeriesSevier-O'Keefe House – Greeneville, TN

in American Guide Series

The old log house has been covered in white clapboard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for Andrew Johnson Home - Greeneville, TNview gallery

SS34.1 km

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American Guide SeriesAndrew Johnson Home - Greeneville, TN

in American Guide Series

The last home of President Andrew Johnson was a 2.5 story brick house right on the street in Greeneville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for TUSCULUM COLLEGE - Greeneville, TNview gallery

SS34.6 km

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American Guide SeriesTUSCULUM COLLEGE - Greeneville, TN

in American Guide Series

Tusculum College now has grown to 885 undergraduates from 36 states and 19 countries, while maintaining the appearance of its historical campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/30/2010

last visited: never

Image for HAYSLOPE - Russellville, TNview gallery

SWSW35.2 km

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American Guide SeriesHAYSLOPE - Russellville, TN

in American Guide Series

Home originally of Col. James Roddye awarded for services in the Battle of King's Mountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for DeVault Tavern - Leesburg, TNview gallery

SESE37.3 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 Limestone House - Telford, TNview gallery

SESE39.3 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 WASHINGTON COLLEGE - Limestone, TNview gallery

SESE40.1 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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