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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 Wilmer McLean's House - Appomattox, VAview gallery

EE30.6 km

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American Guide SeriesSite of Wilmer McLean's House - Appomattox, VA

in American Guide Series

The surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War occurred in the McLean House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/9/2010

last visited: 6/22/2016

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American Guide SeriesOld Appomattox Courthouse, VA

in American Guide Series

General Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia surrendered at this small town in central Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/9/2010

last visited: 6/22/2016

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NWNW48.8 km

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American Guide SeriesLEXINGTON PRESBYTERIAN CEMETERY - Lexington, VA

in American Guide Series

Now renamed Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/16/2010

last visited: 8/28/2011

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NENE88.4 km

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American Guide SeriesCabell Hall (Old) - Charlottesville, Virginia

in American Guide Series

Located at the south end of the Lawn facing the Rotunda to the north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LJParr

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/5/2011

last visited: 7/10/2016

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NENE88.5 km

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American Guide SeriesSTATUE OF HOMER - Charlottesville, VA

in American Guide Series

Homer has graced the grounds at the University of Virginia since 1907.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/16/2010

last visited: 7/10/2016

Image for STATUE OF JEFFERSON - Charlottesville, VAview gallery

NENE88.5 km

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American Guide SeriesSTATUE OF JEFFERSON - Charlottesville, VA

in American Guide Series

Thomas Jefferson statue on the University of Virginia campus since 1915.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/16/2010

last visited: 5/21/2011

Image for STATUE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON - Charlottesville, VAview gallery

NENE88.5 km

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American Guide SeriesSTATUE OF GEORGE WASHINGTON - Charlottesville, VA

in American Guide Series

George Washington in Revolutionary Army clothing has stood on the grounds of the University of Virginia since 1913.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/16/2010

last visited: 5/21/2011

Image for Pavilion VII on West Lawn - Charlottesville, Virginiaview gallery

NENE88.5 km

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American Guide SeriesPavilion VII on West Lawn - Charlottesville, Virginia

in American Guide Series

The cornerstone of the University of Virginia was laid on October 6, 1817 at what is now Pavilion VII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LJParr

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/17/2011

last visited: 7/10/2016

Image for ROTUNDA - Charlottesville, VAview gallery

NENE88.7 km

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American Guide SeriesROTUNDA - Charlottesville, VA

in American Guide Series

The famous Rotunda on the University of Virginia campus

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/16/2010

last visited: 4/11/2016

Image for GEORGE ROGERS CLARK MEMORIAL - Charlottesville, VAview gallery

NENE88.8 km

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American Guide SeriesGEORGE ROGERS CLARK MEMORIAL - Charlottesville, VA

in American Guide Series

Bronze statue commemorating George Rogers Clark as the Conqueror the Northwest territory

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/16/2010

last visited: never

Image for Thomas Jefferson's self-composed epitaph - Charlottesville, Virginiaview gallery

NENE89.2 km

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American Guide SeriesThomas Jefferson's self-composed epitaph - Charlottesville, Virginia

in American Guide Series

A large obelisk with the famous epitaph stands at Jefferson's tomb, in the Jefferson family cemetery, at Monticello.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LJParr

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/5/2011

last visited: 11/18/2018

Image for Monticello - Charlottesville, Virginiaview gallery

NENE89.5 km

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American Guide SeriesMonticello - Charlottesville, Virginia

in American Guide Series

Thomas Jefferson's Estate, National Historic Landmark and World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LJParr

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/5/2011

last visited: 11/18/2018

Image for Boswell's Tavern - Louisa County, VAview gallery

NENE111 km

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American Guide SeriesBoswell's Tavern - Louisa County, VA

in American Guide Series

Boswell's Tavern was an early "hotel" serving travelers passing through central Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/22/2011

last visited: never

Image for Goochland County Jail - Goochland, VAview gallery

EE114.6 km

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American Guide SeriesGoochland County Jail - Goochland, VA

in American Guide Series

A stone jail that dates back to the early 1800's on the grounds of the county courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: 7/30/2015

Image for Goochland County Courthouse - Goochland, VAview gallery

EE114.6 km

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American Guide SeriesGoochland County Courthouse - Goochland, VA

in American Guide Series

The historic county courthouse is still in use today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: 7/30/2015

Image for JAMES WADDEL MONUMENT - Gordonsville, VAview gallery

NENE117.2 km

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American Guide SeriesJAMES WADDEL MONUMENT - Gordonsville, VA

in American Guide Series

A granite block and a VA historical marker note where a blind Presbyterian evangelist preached 1785-1805.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/25/2010

last visited: never

Image for ST.THOMAS'S CHURCH - Orange, VAview gallery

NENE128.7 km

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American Guide SeriesST.THOMAS'S CHURCH - Orange, VA

in American Guide Series

St. Thomas Episcopal Church was built in 1833.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/30/2010

last visited: never

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NENE129.1 km

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American Guide SeriesORANGE, VA

in American Guide Series

Orange is located in the gentleman farming area of central Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/15/2011

last visited: 5/23/2014

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NENE129.1 km

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American Guide SeriesCOURTHOUSE - Orange, VA

in American Guide Series

The Orange County Courthouse is a different than typically seen in rural Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/30/2010

last visited: 6/20/2015

Image for Fairfax Grant - New Market, VAview gallery

NN141.1 km

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American Guide SeriesFairfax Grant - New Market, VA

in American Guide Series

A 1927 Virginia historical marker about the "Fairfax Line" for a massive land grant would have existed when the 1940 American Guide was written.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/18/2012

last visited: never

Image for Greenwood - Culpeper, VAview gallery

NENE152.7 km

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American Guide SeriesGreenwood - Culpeper, VA

in American Guide Series

A plantation house hosted famous visitors in 1825.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/17/2012

last visited: never

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NN155.3 km

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American Guide SeriesConfederate Cemetery - Mt. Jackson, VA

in American Guide Series

Dedicated in 1866, the cemetery has 400-500 confederate graves from the US Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 3/18/2012

last visited: never

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