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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 SeriesSite of the Assassination of President McKinley - Buffalo, NY

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A plaque in the middle of a grassy median denotes the former site of the building where President William McKinley was assassinated.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/3/2007

last visited: 10/8/2007

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American Guide SeriesBuffalo Historical Museum - Buffalo, NY

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The Buffalo Historical Museum, now known as the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, is the only remaining building from the 1901 Pan-American Exposition.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 9/23/2007

last visited: 5/22/2012

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American Guide SeriesAlbright Art Gallery - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Albright Art Gallery, now known as the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, is a world-class gallery featuring many contemporary works of art.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 9/23/2007

last visited: 10/26/2010

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American Guide SeriesBuffalo State Teachers' College - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The former Buffalo State Teachers College, now known as Buffalo State College, is the largest of the 13 4-year arts and science colleges in the State University of New York (SUNY) system.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 9/23/2007

last visited: 10/26/2010

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American Guide SeriesForest Lawn Cemetery - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

Forest Lawn Cemetery is a beautiful 267 acre cemetery with many well known people laid to rest inside.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/3/2007

last visited: 10/8/2007

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American Guide SeriesMartin House - Buffalo, NY

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The Darwin Martin House is one of Frank Lloyd Wright's most famous houses.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/8/2007

last visited: 9/18/2016

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American Guide SeriesBarton House - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Barton House is one of several buildings that is part of the Darwin Martin House complex, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 9/18/2016

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American Guide SeriesSt. Vincent de Paul Roman Catholic Church - Buffalo, NY

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A former Catholic church on the east side of Buffalo has been converted to a performing arts facility for Canisius College.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 9/22/2007

last visited: 3/28/2008

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American Guide SeriesSt. Mary's School for the Deaf - Buffalo, NY

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St. Mary's School for the Deaf on the east side of Buffalo provides supplemental education for students of all ages with hearing impairments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/21/2008

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBuffalo Masonic Consistory - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Buffalo Masonic Consistory was originally built as a residence for a prominent local businessman, and is now used as classrooms for a Buffalo Catholic high school.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 10/15/2007

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMilburn House - Buffalo, NY

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The Milburn House in Buffalo was where President William McKinley died after being shot at the 1901 Pan-American Exposition.

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location: New York

date approved: 10/15/2007

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSaturn Club - Buffalo, NY

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The Saturn Club is a private club for wealthy and educated individuals in Buffalo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 5/11/2007

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOld Breckenridge Presbyterian Church - Buffalo, NY

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The former Breckenridge Presbyterian Church is the oldest building in Buffalo built for church services.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 7/30/2007

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWilcox House - Buffalo, NY

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The Wilcox House was the site of the Theodore Roosevelt presidential inauguration in 1901.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 5/11/2007

last visited: 1/2/2013

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American Guide SeriesTemple Beth Zion - Buffalo, NY

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The former Temple Beth Zion building was once home to the largest Jewish congregation in Western New York, and is also one of the oldest in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/2/2007

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBuffalo Museum of Science - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Museum of Science on the east side of Buffalo has been home to many great science exhibits since 1929.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 3/7/2008

last visited: 11/16/2013

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American Guide SeriesNew York State Institute for the Study of Malignant Diseases - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The New York State Institute for the Study of Malignant Diseases, now known as Roswell Park Cancer Institute, is one of the premier cancer treatment centers in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/21/2008

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMark Twain House - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

Mark Twain lived less than two years in Buffalo along one of Buffalo's most famous streets, just north of downtown. The house was demolished almost 100 years after it was built.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 4/20/2008

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Front - Buffalo, NY

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The Front, now known as Front Park, is part of the Olmsted Park System in Buffalo. It formerly overlooked the mouth of the Niagara River and Lake Erie.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 9/9/2007

last visited: 7/24/2011

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American Guide SeriesHumboldt Park - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

Humbolt Park, now known as Martin Luther King Jr. Park, is a 56 acre park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted on the east side of Buffalo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2008

last visited: 3/7/2017

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American Guide SeriesBuffalo Courier-Express Building

in American Guide Series

The Buffalo Courier Express Building was home to one of two daily Buffalo newspapers for 52 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 5/11/2007

last visited: 7/24/2011

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American Guide SeriesGrosvenor Library - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Grosvenor Library, originally a building designed to display cycloramas, now is used as office space and is known The Cyclorama Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 4/20/2008

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesBuffalo Club - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Buffalo Club is a private men's club located just north of downtown Buffalo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/3/2007

last visited: 8/17/2008

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American Guide SeriesTrinity Episcopal Church - Buffalo, NY

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The Trinity Episcopal Church is the second oldest episcopal church congregation with Buffalo, with this building being their home since 1886.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/3/2007

last visited: 4/13/2008

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American Guide SeriesChippewa Market - Buffalo, NY

in American Guide Series

The Chippewa Market in downtown Buffalo was once a thriving farmers market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 6/23/2007

last visited: never

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