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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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SESE42.5 km

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American Guide SeriesOrient, Washington

in American Guide Series

Ferry County, Washington is about as underpopulated as a county can get, making Orient very much a community representative of the county.

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location: Washington

date approved: 1/2/2017

last visited: never

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SS49.9 km

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American Guide SeriesRepublic, Washington

in American Guide Series

May 22, 1900 is the date on which Republic officially became a political entity. Still going strong, Republic has been the county seat of Ferry County since the county was created out of Stevens County on February 21, 1899.

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location: Washington

date approved: 1/3/2017

last visited: never

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SESE66.1 km

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American Guide SeriesFort Colville - Kettle Falls, WA

in American Guide Series

At the site of the old St. Paul's Mission stands a granite monument, marking the site of the first settlement in Stevens County, WA.

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location: Washington

date approved: 7/18/2016

last visited: never

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SWSW70.2 km

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American Guide SeriesTonasket, Washington

in American Guide Series

Straddling Highway 97, the major road through the Okanogan Valley, Tonasket is situated near the northern end of Okanogan County, about 20 miles south of the Canadian border.

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location: Washington

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: never

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EE98.7 km

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American Guide SeriesMetaline Falls, Washington

in American Guide Series

Though Metaline Falls lost its major employer, Lehigh Portland Cement Company, in 1990, it soldiers on, drawing tourists and theatre goers to its historic places and its live theatre productions.

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location: Washington

date approved: 12/9/2016

last visited: never

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EE99.8 km

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American Guide SeriesIone, Washington

in American Guide Series

Straddling Highway 31 about 22 miles south of the Canadian border, Ione remains a fair sized town for one which lost its major industry over 20 years ago. It is the second largest town in Pend Oreille County.

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location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

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SWSW104.4 km

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American Guide SeriesOkanogan County Courthouse - Okanogan, WA

in American Guide Series

Overlooking downtown and the Okanogan River, the Spanish mission style Okanogan County Courthouse is nothing if not the most visible building in the town.

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location: Washington

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: never

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SWSW104.4 km

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American Guide SeriesOkanogan, Washington

in American Guide Series

Since 1914 the county seat of Okanogan County, the city of Okanogan stretches along the west (right) bank of the Okanogan River.

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location: Washington

date approved: 2/14/2019

last visited: never

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SWSW104.6 km

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American Guide SeriesCariboo Hotel - Okanogan, WA

in American Guide Series

Opened in 1925, the Cariboo Inn is the longest running hotel in Okanogan, quite possibly the longest running in Okanogan County.

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location: Washington

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: never

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SWSW104.6 km

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American Guide SeriesFirst Methodist Church - Okanogan, WA

in American Guide Series

Founded in 1909, the Okanogan Methodist Episcopal Church built their "Rock Church" in 1920. Today it is known as the United Methodist Church, dropping the "Episcopal" from the name.

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location: Washington

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: never

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SESE114.6 km

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American Guide SeriesMcPherson Cabin - Chewelah, WA

in American Guide Series

As old as 148 years, as of 2016, this small log cabin is easily the oldest building in the Chewelah area.

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location: Washington

date approved: 7/18/2016

last visited: never

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SS127.3 km

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American Guide SeriesAdministration Building - Coulee Dam, Washington, USA

in American Guide Series

Originally the administration building for the Construction of Grand Coulee Dam, after the dam was completed the building was turned over to the town for use as their town hall.

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location: Washington

date approved: 1/30/2019

last visited: never

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SS127.8 km

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American Guide SeriesGrand Coulee Dam - Grand Coulee, WA

in American Guide Series

The largest producer of hydroelectric power in the country, Grand Coulee Dam was the largest concrete structure in the world when built, containing 11,975,521 cubic yards of concrete. It remains the largest concrete structure in the country.

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location: Washington

date approved: 5/30/2018

last visited: never

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SESE131.5 km

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American Guide SeriesCusick, Washington

in American Guide Series

Cusick is a little town in Pend Oreille County in the northeastern corner of Washington State.

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location: Washington

date approved: 12/3/2016

last visited: never

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SESE133.9 km

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American Guide SeriesUsk, Washington

in American Guide Series

Born a lumber town, Usk is now surrounded by farmland cleared after all the trees were turned into houses. Lumbering, though, remains the major industry here.

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location: Washington

date approved: 12/9/2016

last visited: never

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SS134.7 km

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American Guide SeriesFort Spokane - Davenport, WA

in American Guide Series

Twenty three miles north of Davenport, the nearest town of any size, what remains of Fort Spokane has become a National Park and National Register Historic District.

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location: Washington

date approved: 1/14/2019

last visited: never

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SWSW137 km

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American Guide SeriesBrewster, Washington

in American Guide Series

Incorporated on April 29, 1910, Brewster lies on the north bank of the Columbia River, just west of its confluence with the Okanogan River.

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location: Washington

date approved: 2/9/2019

last visited: never

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SESE138.7 km

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American Guide SeriesLoon Lake, WA

in American Guide Series

Loon Lake is one of the most popular recreational lakes in Stevens County, situated along Highway 395, about 10 miles north west of the small city of Deer Park, WA, north west of Spokane.

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location: Washington

date approved: 7/18/2016

last visited: never

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