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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 SeriesSylvan Lake - Custer State Park, South Dakota

in American Guide Series

Sylvan Lake is one of the most beautiful spots in Custer State Park, as well as a great place to go swimming.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/22/2007

last visited: 9/24/2019

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American Guide SeriesPoint of Rocks, Wyoming

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Point of Rocks is nearly a ghost town at this point. The most well known feature of the town is its Overland Stage Station, built in 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 11/8/2011

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American Guide SeriesThe Plains Hotel - Cheyenne, Wyoming

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The Plains Hotel was recently refurbished and can still be found, operating as a high end hotel, along Central Avenue in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 7/12/2017

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American Guide SeriesLittle America - Green River, Wyoming

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Little America sought to be an oasis along I-80 before truck stops were common. They have a hotel, restaurant, post office, convenience store, along with other trucker amenities.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Wyoming

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 6/21/2015

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American Guide SeriesChicago, Illinois

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The city of Chicago is one of the Nations largest, and is full of world famous art and architecture. For those who love history, it is a wonderful place to visit.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/17/2007

last visited: 5/10/2019

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American Guide SeriesEcho Canyon - Utah

in American Guide Series

Echo Canyon is a beautiful spot not far from the I-80 border crossing of Utah/Wyoming.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Utah

date approved: 8/15/2007

last visited: 6/20/2015

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American Guide SeriesMemorial Hall - Circleville, OH

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Memorial Hall in downtown Circleville, Ohio, built in 1890, at one time served as the Public Library and Armory, and is now a county office complex and auditorium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Ohio

date approved: 8/15/2007

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesHeceta Head/Cape Creek Bridge & Tunnel

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Heceta Head Lighthouse and the historic Cape Creek Bridge and Tunnel were mentioned in the 1940's edition of the Oregon: End of the Trail American Guide Series publication.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/15/2007

last visited: 7/3/2019

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American Guide SeriesMonument Valley Utah/Arizona

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Monument Valley in Utah and Arizona, beloved of western movies.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member V70PDB

location: Arizona

date approved: 8/13/2007

last visited: 9/12/2018

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American Guide SeriesThe Pinnacles - Badlands National Park, South Dakota

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The Pinnacles are one of the most photographed spots within Badlands National Park. There is a wonderful overlook here to view the striated spires.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/12/2007

last visited: 8/30/2019

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American Guide SeriesDEER PARK - LaSalle Co., Illinois

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Deer Park (now Matthiessen Illinois State Park) has remained much the same as it did in 1939.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/12/2007

last visited: 6/25/2010

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American Guide SeriesBadlands Wall - South Dakota

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The Badlands Wall is one of the most distinct features of the park. The serrated formation is located at the east end of the park near the Ben Reifel Visitor Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/12/2007

last visited: 9/18/2019

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American Guide SeriesBadlands National Park - South Dakota

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At the White River Badlands, natural processes have uncovered and displayed a concentrated collection of rutted ravines, serrated towers, pinnacles, and gulches. The park also contains world renowned paleontological features.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/12/2007

last visited: 9/18/2019

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American Guide SeriesThe Needle's Eye - Needles Highway, Custer State Park

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The Black Hills are a Paleozoic/Mesozoic Formation, formed when a large dome pushed up from the earth in the region. Over the years the softer sediment eroded, leaving behind strange granite formations such as this one.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 9/24/2019

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American Guide SeriesMitchell, South Dakota

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Mitchell, South Dakota is most famous for its building the Corn Palace and the 6 day corn festival held after harvest each year.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 10/23/2019

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American Guide SeriesCorn Palace - Mitchell, South Dakota

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In South Dakota corn is king, and here, in Mitchell is where you'll find its palace - a large event center covered on the outside each year in murals created from corn.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 11/7/2016

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American Guide SeriesBriggs (Tiger) Stadium, Detroit, MI

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Briggs Stadium, later Tiger Stadium, is located at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull in Detroit, MI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WrightStuff

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/9/2007

last visited: 3/23/2010

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American Guide SeriesScouts' Rest Ranch - North Platte, Nebraska

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Scouts' Rest Ranch was owned by Buffalo Bill Cody. It is now a State Historic Site and both Cody's home and the coral can be visited.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Nebraska

date approved: 8/8/2007

last visited: 3/27/2007

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American Guide SeriesThe City of Davenport, Iowa

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The City of Davenport was established in 1836 in the state of Iowa, adjacent to the Mississippi River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Iowa

date approved: 8/7/2007

last visited: 1/31/2012

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American Guide SeriesIowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home/Site of Camp Roberts - Davenport, Iowa

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The Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home was founded by Annie Wittenmyer as a place to care for orphans of the Civil War. The orphanage was founded on the site of Camp Roberts, a Civil War camp.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: Iowa

date approved: 8/7/2007

last visited: 12/5/2011

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American Guide SeriesDetroit News Building, Detroit, MI

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The Detroit News Building is located on West Lafayette Blvd. in Detroit, MI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WrightStuff

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/6/2007

last visited: 7/18/2013

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American Guide SeriesWayne County Building, Detroit, MI

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The Wayne County Building is located on Randolph Street in Detroit, MI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WrightStuff

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/6/2007

last visited: 7/30/2011

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American Guide SeriesFisher Building, Detroit, MI

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The Fisher Building is located on West Grand Blvd. in the New Center district in Detroit, MI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WrightStuff

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/5/2007

last visited: 7/24/2020

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American Guide SeriesGeneral Motors Building, Detroit, MI

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The General Motors Building is located on West Grand Blvd in Detroit, MI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WrightStuff

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/5/2007

last visited: 6/1/2013

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American Guide SeriesScott Memorial Fountain, Belle Isle, Detroit, MI

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The Scott Memorial Fountain is located on historic Belle Isle in Detroit, MI.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WrightStuff

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/4/2007

last visited: 6/22/2011

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