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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 SeriesFirst Presbyterian Church - Lewiston, NY

in American Guide Series

A church which dates back to 1817 is located in the quaint Village of Lewiston, near the banks of the Niagara River gorge.

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location: New York

date approved: 7/2/2010

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSunset Crater - Flagstaff, AZ

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Sunset Crater is the main attraction within Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. It last erupted around 1100 A.D.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Arizona

date approved: 4/25/2010

last visited: 4/11/2017

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American Guide SeriesNalakihu Ruins - Wupatki National Monument, Flagstaff, AZ

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The Nalakihu and Teuwalanki ruins are two sets of ruin groups located within Wupatki National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Arizona

date approved: 4/25/2010

last visited: 4/11/2017

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American Guide SeriesWupatki Ruins - Wupatki National Monument, Flagstaff, AZ

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The Wupatki ruins area is one of five separate and distinct pueblo ruins within Wupatki National Monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Arizona

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: 9/11/2019

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American Guide SeriesTuzigoot National Monument - Clarkdale, AZ

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Tuzigoot National Monument was the home to the native Sinagua people of Arizona from 1125 to 1400 A.D.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Arizona

date approved: 4/21/2010

last visited: 9/3/2018

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American Guide SeriesWalnut Canyon National Monument - Flagstaff, AZ

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Walnut Canyon features numerous cliff dwellings that were used by the Sinagua people of Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Arizona

date approved: 4/21/2010

last visited: 11/2/2019

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American Guide SeriesMontezuma's Well - Rimrock, AZ

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Montezuma Well is a large sinkhole that is fed by a natural spring. The native Sinagua people used the sides of the well for cliff dwellings and the water to irrigate their crops.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Arizona

date approved: 4/21/2010

last visited: 9/9/2019

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American Guide SeriesMontezuma Castle National Monument - Camp Verde, AZ

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Montezuma Castle is a cliff dwelling that was once home to the Sinagua people of Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Arizona

date approved: 4/17/2010

last visited: 11/2/2019

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American Guide SeriesPonce de Leon Hotel - St. Augustine, FL

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The first of many hotels established by Henry Flagler in Florida is now the home of Flagler College.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 12/12/2009

last visited: 6/24/2018

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American Guide SeriesTomb of the Unknown Soldier - Arlington, VA

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The Tomb of the Unknowns is probably the best known memorial to those killed during service to their country.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/22/2009

last visited: 2/28/2020

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American Guide SeriesArlington House - Arlington, VA

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The former home of Robert E. Lee is located in what is now Arlington National Cemetery and is part of the National Park Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/22/2009

last visited: 5/23/2019

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American Guide SeriesMemorial Amphitheatre - Arlington, VA

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The Arlington Memorial Amphitheatre is a 5,000 seat open auditorium where annual memorial services are held honoring America's veterans. It is located within Arlington National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/21/2009

last visited: 2/28/2020

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American Guide SeriesU.S.S. Maine Memorial - Arlington, VA

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A large memorial to those who died during the sinking of the U.S.S. Maine can be found in Arlington National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/21/2009

last visited: 2/28/2020

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American Guide SeriesArlington National Cemetery - Arlington, VA

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Arlington National Cemetery is arguably the most well-known military cemetery in the country. It contains burials from all the nation's wars and also many notable Americans.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/21/2009

last visited: 5/23/2019

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American Guide SeriesHenry Hill - Manassas, VA

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Henry Hill was the site of the First Battle of Manassas during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/14/2009

last visited: 6/2/2020

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American Guide SeriesHenry House - Manassas, VA

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The Henry House was the home of Judith Carter Henry, who was the only civilian killed during the First Battle of Manassas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/14/2009

last visited: 6/2/2020

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American Guide SeriesStone House - Manassas, VA

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The historic stone house was used as a hospital for both Union and Confederate soldiers during the Second Battle of Manassas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/14/2009

last visited: 4/28/2013

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American Guide SeriesStone Bridge - Manassas, VA

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The stone bridge across Bull Run was an important location during both the First and Second Battles of Manassas during the U.S. Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/14/2009

last visited: 3/1/2020

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American Guide SeriesSt. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral - Buffalo, NY

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St. Paul's is one of two cathedrals in downtown Buffalo. It was designed by Richard Upjohn, famous for designing Trinity Church in New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: New York

date approved: 9/8/2009

last visited: 8/11/2014

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American Guide SeriesFriendship Hill - Point Marion, PA

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Friendship Hill in southwest Pennsylvania was the home to noted American politician and diplomat Albert Gallatin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/8/2009

last visited: 9/25/2012

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American Guide SeriesInspiration Point - Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

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Inspiration Point is the southernmost lookout of Bryce Canyon amphitheater in Bryce Canyon National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Utah

date approved: 6/27/2009

last visited: 8/27/2019

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American Guide SeriesSunset Point - Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

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Sunset Point provides arguably the best vantage point of the Bryce Canyon amphitheater.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Utah

date approved: 6/27/2009

last visited: 9/15/2018

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American Guide SeriesSunrise Point - Bryce Canyon National Park, UT

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Sunrise Point is one of several observation points in Bryce Canyon National Park that overlooks the Bryce amphitheater.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Utah

date approved: 6/26/2009

last visited: 9/15/2018

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American Guide SeriesFountain of Youth Park - St. Augustine, FL

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The Fountain of Youth archeological park is reported to be the place where Ponce de Leon landed in 1513.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 5/12/2009

last visited: 6/25/2018

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American Guide SeriesVilla Zorayda - St. Augustine, FL

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The Villa Zorayda is a museum containing many artifacts from ancient Egypt and the Orient.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman

location: Florida

date approved: 5/12/2009

last visited: 9/18/2020

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