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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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WW7.1 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Old Bank of Louisiana - New Orleans, LA

in American Guide Series

The Old Bank of Louisiana at Royal and Conti Streets was designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe, who helped in the design of the U.S. Capital.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Louisiana

date approved: 7/19/2010

last visited: never

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WW7.4 km

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American Guide SeriesCanal Street - New Orleans

in American Guide Series

Canal Street is the main avenue of New Orleans and divides the historical old buildings of the French Quarter from the newer financial buildings of the American Quarter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Louisiana

date approved: 7/19/2010

last visited: 12/28/2014

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WW7.4 km

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American Guide SeriesLafayette Square - New Orleans, LA

in American Guide Series

Lafayette Square, the American counterpart of the Creole Place d'Armes, features statues of Benjamin Franklin and Henry Clay, and is the place where free concerts are held in the spring.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Louisiana

date approved: 7/19/2010

last visited: 12/27/2014

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SWSW78.4 km

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American Guide SeriesSt. Joseph Church - Chauvin, LA

in American Guide Series

Located on Hwy. 56 (14.7m.) in the town of Chauvin, is listed on Tour 1d. Large church complex with Cemetery, rectory and church meeting hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/29/2008

last visited: never

Image for The Indian Ridge Cannery - Chauvin, LAview gallery

SWSW86.3 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Indian Ridge Cannery - Chauvin, LA

in American Guide Series

Located on Hwy. 56 in Chauvin, LA, now known as the Indian Ridge Shrimp Company.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/25/2008

last visited: never

Image for City Park - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW125.2 km

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American Guide SeriesCity Park - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Widely used park in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: 8/25/2013

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NWNW125.4 km

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American Guide SeriesWar Memorial Tower - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Tower on campus of Louisiana State University built as a World War I memorial in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: 3/8/2003

Image for Dufrocq School Marble Plaque - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW126 km

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American Guide SeriesDufrocq School Marble Plaque - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Plaque commemorating a Civil War event on the grounds of an historic school in Baton Rouge.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: never

Image for National Cemetery - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW126.2 km

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American Guide SeriesNational Cemetery - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

National cemetery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: never

Image for Magnolia Cemetery - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW126.3 km

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American Guide SeriesMagnolia Cemetery - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Historic cemetery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: never

Image for Magnolia Mound - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW126.7 km

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American Guide SeriesMagnolia Mound - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Historic former plantation house in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: never

Image for Old Catholic Cemetery - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW126.7 km

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American Guide SeriesOld Catholic Cemetery - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Historic Catholic cemetery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/28/2009

last visited: never

Image for Governor's Mansion - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW127.5 km

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American Guide SeriesGovernor's Mansion - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Historic former Governor's Mansion in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/30/2009

last visited: 1/1/2015

Image for Dougherty-Prescott House - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW127.6 km

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American Guide SeriesDougherty-Prescott House - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Historic house in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/30/2009

last visited: never

Image for St. James Episcopal Church - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW127.8 km

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American Guide SeriesSt. James Episcopal Church - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Historic Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/19/2009

last visited: 2/26/2015

Image for The Confederate Monument - Baton Rouge, LAview gallery

NWNW127.8 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Confederate Monument - Baton Rouge, LA

in American Guide Series

Located in the neutral ground on North Blvd. in downtown Baton Rouge, LA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: 1/1/2015

Image for Old State Capitol - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW127.8 km

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American Guide SeriesOld State Capitol - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Historic former state capitol building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/3/2009

last visited: 1/1/2015

Image for Jenny Day Gilbert Geddes Plunkett Winfiled Building - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW127.9 km

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American Guide SeriesJenny Day Gilbert Geddes Plunkett Winfiled Building - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Location of a former undertaking facility now replaced with art center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/7/2009

last visited: 1/1/2015

Image for St. Joseph's Church - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW127.9 km

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American Guide SeriesSt. Joseph's Church - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Historic Catholic church now cathedral in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/17/2009

last visited: 1/1/2015

Image for William Garig House - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW127.9 km

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American Guide SeriesWilliam Garig House - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Site of early society home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/7/2009

last visited: 1/1/2015

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NWNW127.9 km

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American Guide SeriesArsenal - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Historic former arsenal building located near the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/17/2009

last visited: 8/25/2013

Image for Louisian Hotel - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW128.1 km

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American Guide SeriesLouisian Hotel - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Site of former hotel in Baton Rouge,now the site of a parking garage.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/7/2009

last visited: never

Image for Grave of Senator Huey P. Long - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW128.1 km

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American Guide SeriesGrave of Senator Huey P. Long - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Grave of former Louisiana Governor and U.S. Senator on the grounds of the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/7/2009

last visited: 1/1/2015

Image for Site of the Home of Zachary Taylor - Baton Rouge, Louisianaview gallery

NWNW128.1 km

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American Guide SeriesSite of the Home of Zachary Taylor - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

in American Guide Series

Historical marker commemorating Zachary Taylor who had a home located near this marker. The marker is located on the grounds of the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/7/2009

last visited: 1/1/2015

Image for State Capitol - Louisianaview gallery

NWNW128.1 km

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American Guide SeriesState Capitol - Louisiana

in American Guide Series

The State Capitol of Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shorelander

location: Louisiana

date approved: 4/24/2008

last visited: 1/1/2015

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