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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 SeriesUnit Type House - Hovenweep National Monument, Utah

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The area of Hovenweep National Monument here at the Little Ruin Canyon, is considered the Square Tower group in the whole conglomeration considered Hovenweep and the Canyons of the Ancients. This is the largest collection of ruins in the canyons.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 5/11/2016

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American Guide SeriesEroded Boulder House - Hovenweep National Monument, Utah

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The area of Hovenweep National Monument here at the Little Ruin Canyon, is considered the Square Tower group in the whole conglemeration considered Hovenweep and the Canyons of the Ancients. This is the largest collection of ruins in the canyons.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 8/17/2018

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American Guide SeriesSquare Tower - Hovenweep National Monument - Utah

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The Square Tower lends it's name to this group of ruins in Ruin Canyon. The unique architecture is still standing, from as early as 250 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 3/14/2022

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American Guide SeriesTwin Towers - Hovenweep National Monument, Utah

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Located in the Square Tower Group of Hovenweep National Monument, the Twin Towers structure offers a glimpse at life of the ancestral Puebloan people from 250 AD to 1300 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 5/11/2016

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American Guide SeriesRuin Canyon - Hovenweep National Monument - Utah

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The area of Hovenweep National Monument here at the Little Ruin Canyon, is considered the Square Tower group in the whole conglemeration considered Hovenweep and the Canyons of the Ancients. This is the largest collection of ruins in the canyons.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 3/14/2022

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American Guide SeriesHovenweep Castle - Hovenweep National Monument, Utah

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Grand on the Puebloan scale, Hovenweep Castle is a large, well preserved ruin in the Square Tower Group of Hovenweep National Monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 5/11/2016

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American Guide SeriesHovenweep House - Hovenweep National Monument - Utah

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Hovenweep House along the ledge of Ruin Canyon, in a group called the Square Tower group. This ruin is a great example of ancestral puebloan life throughout southeast Utah and southwest Colorado, dating from 250 AD through 1300 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 3/14/2022

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American Guide SeriesStronghold House - Hovenweep National Monument, Utah

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The Stronghold House in the Square Tower Group of Hovenweep National Monument sits on the edge of the canyon, just behind the Hovenweep Visitor Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 3/14/2022

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American Guide SeriesHackberry Castle - Hovenweep National Monument

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Hovenweep National Monument was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. The "Monument" is actually a collection of ancestral ruin sites scattered in the southeast Utah and southwest Colorado region.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/21/2009

last visited: 9/19/2008

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American Guide SeriesHorseshoe House - Hovenweep National Monument

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Hovenweep National Monument was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. The "Monument" is actually a collection of ancestral ruin sites scattered in the southeast Utah and southwest Colorado region.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/19/2009

last visited: 9/19/2008

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American Guide SeriesHovenweep National Monument - Utah

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Hovenweep National Monument was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. The "Monument" is actually a collection of ancestral ruin sites scattered in the southeast Utah and southwest Colorado region.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 3/14/2022

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American Guide SeriesMegalithic House - Mesa Verde National Park, CO

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One of the oldest structures in the Far View Group of ruins, Megalithic House is protected under a canopy while excavating and research are performed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 4/9/2021

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American Guide SeriesFar View Tower - Mesa Verde National Park, CO

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200 feet north of Far View House, the Far View Tower was found, with rubbish and remains buried in older kivas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 4/9/2021

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American Guide SeriesFar View House - Mesa Verde National Park, CO

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Far View House, the first excavated ruin in the Far View Group community, housed a large kiva, that may have been used by multiple communities.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 4/8/2021

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American Guide SeriesFar View Group, Mesa Verde National Park, CO

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Mesa Top ruins such as the Far View Sites, range in date from 750 AD, earlier than the reknown cliff dwellings in the area, but just as impressive. Mesa Verde National Park offers visitors a trip into the past...

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 4/9/2021

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American Guide SeriesMesa Verde National Park - Colorado

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Mesa Verde National Park contains the ruins of ancestral Puebloan people, dating from 750 AD to 1300 AD.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 3/14/2022

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American Guide SeriesSpruce Tree Lodge, Mesa Verde National Park, CO

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Mesa Verde National Park provides visitors with a look at ancestral Puebloan life and architecture. The Spruce Tree House is a self-guided cliff dwelling tour.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 3/14/2022

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American Guide SeriesCliff Palace, Mesa Verde National Park, CO

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Along Ruins Road in Mesa Verde National Park in southwest Colorado offers one of the best "top cliff" views of Cliff Palace, but along Mesa Top Ruins Road is the meeting area for the tours.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 3/14/2022

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American Guide SeriesMonticello - Utah

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Heading south on 191, we passed through Monticello, named after Thomas Jefferson's famous Virginia home.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 3/16/2009

last visited: 10/9/2013

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American Guide SeriesBalcony House, Mesa Verde National Park, CO

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The Balcony House is one of the ruins that is not visible from the roadway, but from the view and meeting area for this tour, there are numerous other dwellings visible.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 11/16/2019

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American Guide SeriesMonument Valley Utah/Arizona

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Monument Valley in Utah and Arizona, beloved of western movies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member V70PDB

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/13/2007

last visited: 9/12/2018

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American Guide SeriesMoab - Utah

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Today, Moab, Utah is known for attractions such as Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Sand Flats Recreation Area, the Slick Rock Bike Trail, and some of the best off-roading you can get in North America.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 3/24/2009

last visited: 3/24/2015

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American Guide SeriesMoab Canyon - Utah

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Just North of Moab, the Moab Valley is cut through by the Colorado River. Shear colorful cliffs line the valley as you continue upstream.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 3/17/2009

last visited: 12/7/2019

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American Guide SeriesOuray - Colorado

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Ouray bills itself as the "Switzerland of America" because of its setting at the narrow head of a valley, enclosed on three and a half sides by the San Juan Mountain range.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/1/2009

last visited: 9/12/2019

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American Guide SeriesArches National Monument - Moab, Utah

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Arches National Park, in southern Utah, consists of 119 square miles and boasts over 2,000 natural sandstone arches.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 94RedRover

location: Utah

date approved: 2/14/2009

last visited: 12/31/2020

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