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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 SeriesAll Saints' Episcopal Church - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

All Saints' Episcopal Church is now St. Barnabas and All Saints' Episcopal Church. it is located at 41 Oakland Street in the Forest Park neighborhood of Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/11/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTrinity Methodist Episcopal Church- Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church is now called the Trinity United Methodist Church. It is located at 361 Sumner Avenue in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/5/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesHampden County Courthouse - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The Hampden County Courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Sites .an historic courthouse at Court Square between Elm and State Streets in Springfield, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/24/2011

last visited: 12/28/2014

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NWNW2.4 km

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American Guide SeriesThe First Church of Christ (Congregational) - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The First Church of Christ (Congregational) is the focal point of the Court Square Historic District in downtown Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/30/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesSpringfield Municipal Group - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The Municipal Group of three structures - City Hall, Campanile, Symphony Hall - occupies the entire north side of the Court Square District in downtown Springfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/1/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesThe Puritan - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The original sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens of Deacon Samuel Chapin (The Puritan) is located Merrick Park on State Street in Springfield, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesCity Library - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

Andrew Carnegie was the major donor for the construction of the Springfield, MA main library located at 220 State Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/3/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesChrist Church Cathedral (Episcopal) - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The Christ Church (Episcopal) Cathedral is located on Chestnut Street north of Merrick Park and west of the Quadrangle Museum complex.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/10/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesJ. G. Holland - Springfield Cemetery - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The grave of Josiah Gilbert Holland, in Springfield Cemetery, is marked with a sculpture by Augustus Saint-Gaudens.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/2/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGeorge Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum is located in the southeast part of the Quadrangle museum complex in Springfield, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/7/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesMuseum of Fine Arts - Springfield, MA

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Museum of Fine Arts is now named the Michele and Donald D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts. It is located in the north west corner of the Quadrangle complex of museums in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/6/2013

last visited: 8/22/2017

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American Guide SeriesMuseum of Natural History - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

Museum of Natural History is now named the Springfield Science museum. It is located in the north east corner of the Quadrangle complex of museums in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/8/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesWilliam Pynchon Memorial Building - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The William Pynchon Memorial Building occupies the north side of the Quadrangle Museum complex in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/9/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesOrgan of Muskets - Springfield Armory - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The Springfield Armory is located north of State Street in Springfield, MA. The entrance is from Federal Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/21/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesU.S. Armory and Arsenal - Springfield, MA

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The Springfield Armory, as the location is now known as, was established by Congress in 1794 and was a major manufacturer of rifles and early machine gun, and now houses several things, including a museum run by the National Park Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/11/2011

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesBlanchard Lathe - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

The original Blanchard lathe mentioned in the American Guide Series for Massachusetts is still on display at the Springfield Armory in Springfield, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/11/2013

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesSite of the Crucial Battle of Shays's Rebellion - Springfield, MA

in American Guide Series

A replica monument and a plaque mark two events: where a man became lost in a snowstorm in this area and installed the monument to provide directions, and the spot where General Shepard prevented Daniel Shays from obtaining arms at the Armory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/14/2011

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesCapt. Nathaniel Hayden House - Windsor, Connecticut

in American Guide Series

Historic house built by individual who later served in the Revolutionary War. Located in semi-rural area near Windsor, Connecticut.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/13/2011

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesElmwood - Windsor, Connecticut

in American Guide Series

Historic former home of framer of the United States Constitution and early Chief Justice also known as the Oliver Ellsworth Homestead located north of Windsor, Connecticut.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/13/2011

last visited: 6/27/2010

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American Guide SeriesMt. Holyoke, J. A. Skinner State Park - Hadley-South Hadley, MA

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Mount Holyoke, with an altitude of 995 ft., is a huge wooded mass of trap rock of exceptional beauty which rises high above the Connecticut River... the hotel on the summit is the third to stand there, and is now part of the J. A. Skinner State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: 10/16/2018

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American Guide SeriesSite of Matthew Grant Homestead - Windsor, Connecticut

in American Guide Series

Memorial honoring early settlers and founders of Windsor, Connecticut and ancestors of President Ulysses S. Grant.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/18/2011

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesShip Monument to Original Settlers - Windsor, Connecticut

in American Guide Series

Monument honoring the Founders of Windsor, Connecticut.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/18/2011

last visited: 12/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesPalisado Cemetery - Windsor, Connecticut

in American Guide Series

Historic cemetery in Windsor, Connecticut.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/19/2011

last visited: never

Image for Hezekiah Chaffee House - Windsor, Connecticutview gallery

SS25.4 km

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American Guide SeriesHezekiah Chaffee House - Windsor, Connecticut

in American Guide Series

Historic brick home now museum in Windsor, Connecticut.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/18/2011

last visited: 8/11/2013

Image for Horace H. Hayden, M.D., D.D.S.Memorial - Windsor, Connecticutview gallery

SS25.4 km

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American Guide SeriesHorace H. Hayden, M.D., D.D.S.Memorial - Windsor, Connecticut

in American Guide Series

Memorial honoring "Father of Dental Profession" in Windsor, Connecticut.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/18/2011

last visited: 6/27/2010

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