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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 SeriesCourt House - Galena, Illinois

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This three-story brick Second Empire building is located at 330 N Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/4/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCounty Jail - Galena, Illinois

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This three-story red brick Italianate (not Second Empire as listed National Register application) is located at 319 Meeker Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/4/2020

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American Guide SeriesJohn Dowling House - Galena, Illinois

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The Dowling House is a two-story stone single-pen building located at 220 Diagonal Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/26/2019

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNicholas Dowling Store - Galena, Illinois

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The Nicholas Dowling Store is a four-story red brick Commercial building located at 214 North Main Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/2/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFirst Court House - Galena, Illinois

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The First Court House (Dowling Building) is a two story limestone located at 211-213 N. Main Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/2/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFirst Presbyterian Church - Galena, Illinois

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This multi-story sandstone Romanesque Revival building is located at 106 N Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/2/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMarket House - Galena, Illinois

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The Old Market House is a two-story red brick Greek Revival building located at 123 North Commerce Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/26/2019

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSiniger and Siniger Drug Store - Galena, Illinois

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Siniger and Siniger Drug Store (Newhall Building) is a three story red brick Two-Part Commercial Block/Greek Revival building located at 101-103 S. Main Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/2/2020

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American Guide SeriesTurner Hall - Galena, Illinois

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This two-story Romanesque Revival limestone building is located at 115 S Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/2/2020

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American Guide SeriesSite of the Grant Leather Store - Galena, Illinois

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Site of the Grant Leather Store is at the Coatsworth Building which is a four story limestone and brick Two-Part Commercial Block/Italianate building located at 120-122 South Main Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/31/2019

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGalena, Illinois

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Galena is a beautiful,small historic river town in the northwest corner of the state of Illinois. Before and after the war it was the home of General U.S. Grant.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 5/9/2019

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American Guide SeriesMethodist Episcopal Church - Galena, Illinois

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This two-story brown brick Romanesque Revival building is located at 125 S Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/2/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Michael's Church - Galena, Illinois

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This two-story red brick Romanesque Revival building is located at 227 S. Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/2/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesDe Soto Hotel - Galena, Illinois

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The DeSoto House Hotel is a three story red brick Two-Part Commercial Block/Italianate building located at 226-232 South Main Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/30/2019

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Commission House - Galena, Illinois

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The Old Commission House (Peck Warehouse) is a four story red brick Two-Part Commercial Block/Greek Revival located at 422-424 South Main Street in Galena, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 5/4/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesU.S. Grant Home - Galena, Illinois

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U.S. Grant lived in this home after he returned from the Civil War. The house was a gift to Grant from the citizens of Galena.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/24/2007

last visited: 5/9/2019

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American Guide SeriesStations of the Cross - St. Donatus, Iowa

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These 14 5' x 5' red-brick, open arched structures are located behind the church and cemetery - 97 East 1st Street in St. Donatus, Iowa.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 6/15/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSt. Donatus Catholic Church - St. Donatus, Iowa

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This stone church, covered in a mixture of cement and lime, is located at 97 East 1st Street in St. Donatus, Iowa.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 6/15/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAmerican Lutheran Church - St. Donatus, Iowa

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This red brick, Gothic Revival Church,now known as St. John's Lutheran Church, is located at 32101 370th St. near Bellevue, Iowa.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 6/15/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGRAVE OF JUIEN DUBUQUE - Dubuque IA

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The monument stands on the edge of the bluff above Catfish Creek and is historically identified as the grave of John Dubuque. It was erected in 1897. The monument was declared an National Historic Landmark in 1993

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Iowa

date approved: 9/9/2015

last visited: 8/16/2020

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American Guide SeriesEast Dubuque, Illinois

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This waymark is centered on the East Dubuque City Hall located at 303 Sinsinawa Avenue in East Dubuque, Illinois.

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location: Illinois

date approved: 4/17/2020

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesShot Tower - Dubuque, IA

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The Shot Tower is the last remaining shot tower West of the Mississippi River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose

location: Iowa

date approved: 5/13/2007

last visited: 11/7/2019

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American Guide SeriesFourth Street Elevator - Dubuque, IA

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Tthe Fourth Street Elevator elevates passengers 189 feet on a 296 foot track.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 9/8/2008

last visited: 10/2/2019

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American Guide SeriesFederal Building - Dubuque, Iowa

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This historic Federal Building, now housing the Post Office and City Offices, was constructed in 1932. It is located at 350 West 6th Street.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 7/8/2019

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGrotto of Christ the King and Mary His Mother - Dickeyville, Wisconsin

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This concrete and multi object grotto is located next to the Holy Ghost Catholic Church - 305 West Main Street in Dickeyville, Wisconsin.

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location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/31/2020

last visited: never

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