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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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SS14.2 km

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American Guide SeriesDredger Rock Hills - Folsom, CA

in American Guide Series

Some the cobble piles left by the dredging for gold around Folsom can be found off Folsom Blvd west of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys

location: California

date approved: 5/28/2013

last visited: 7/9/2013

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SWSW32.5 km

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American Guide SeriesCapitol Park - Sacramento, California

in American Guide Series

Capitol Park is a 40 acre park surrounding the State Capitol of California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam

location: California

date approved: 5/27/2008

last visited: 6/1/2013

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SWSW32.5 km

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American Guide SeriesCalifornia State Capitol - Sacramento, CA

in American Guide Series

Home of the California State Legislature and the office of the Governor of California. The building was constructed in the neoclassical style between 1861 and 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/14/2007

last visited: 3/9/2014

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NWNW117 km

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American Guide SeriesBidwell Mansion - Chico, CA

in American Guide Series

Former home of John and Annie Bidwell, founders of Chico, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2007

last visited: 7/22/2010

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SWSW135 km

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American Guide SeriesHearst Greek Theater - University of California, Berkeley

in American Guide Series

The classically-inspired Hearst Greek Theater, designed by John Galen Howard and built in 1903, replaced an informal bowl that had been used for gatherings and events on the U.C. Berkeley Campus. It is located above U.C. Berkeley on Gayley Way.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2008

last visited: 11/19/2009

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SWSW135.2 km

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American Guide SeriesMemorial Stadium - University of California, Berkeley

in American Guide Series

This is the heart of the "Blue and Gold" and home to the CAL Bear football team. It opened in 1923 and seats approximately 75,000 fans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 7/5/2008

last visited: 10/28/2012

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SWSW135.3 km

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American Guide SeriesHearst Memorial Mining Building - U.C. Berkeley

in American Guide Series

The Hearst Memorial Mining Building on the University of California Campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 6/27/2008

last visited: never

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SWSW135.5 km

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American Guide SeriesStephens Hall - University of California, Berkeley

in American Guide Series

A gothic-style building on the U.C. Berkeley Campus just south of the campenile.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2008

last visited: 10/27/2012

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SWSW135.7 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Agriculture Group - Berkeley, California

in American Guide Series

Wellman, Giannini, and Hilgard Halls on the hill to the south of Strawberry Creek were formerly the "Agriculture Quad" on the U.C. Berkeley Campus and are part of the original Beaux Arts design for campus by John Galen Howard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 6/27/2008

last visited: 8/26/2008

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SWSW140.7 km

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American Guide SeriesLakeside Park - Oakland, CA

in American Guide Series

Park along the banks of Lake Merritt in Oakland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 9/20/2007

last visited: 12/13/2011

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NENE147.6 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Washoe County Courthouse - Reno, NV

in American Guide Series

The Washoe County Courthouse is located on S Virginia Street in downtown Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

Image for Post Office and Federal Building - Reno, NVview gallery

NENE147.6 km

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American Guide SeriesPost Office and Federal Building - Reno, NV

in American Guide Series

This former post office is located on Mill St along the Truckee River in the heart of downtown, Reno, NV.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

Image for Manzanita Lake - University of Nevada, Renoview gallery

NENE148.1 km

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American Guide SeriesManzanita Lake - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

Manzanita Lake sits in the heart of the University of Nevada campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

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NENE148.1 km

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American Guide SeriesMain Entrance - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

The south entrance to the University of Nevada, Reno is much wider than it used to be but still retains some of its original charm with stone pillars and antique lights inviting visitors to its historic campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

Image for Alice McManus Clark Library - University of Nevada, Renoview gallery

NENE148.2 km

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American Guide SeriesAlice McManus Clark Library - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

The Alice McManus Clark Library is now known as the Clark Administrative Building, home to the office of the University President and other administrative staff and located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/17/2014

last visited: never

Image for Morrill Hall - University of Nevada, Renoview gallery

NENE148.2 km

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American Guide SeriesMorrill Hall - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

Morrill Hall is located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/21/2014

last visited: never

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NENE148.4 km

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American Guide SeriesStatue of John W. Mackay - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

Thie John W. Mackay statue is mentioned in the book 'Nevada: Guide to the Silver State' and located on the University of Nevada campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/19/2014

last visited: never

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NENE148.4 km

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American Guide SeriesMackay School of Mines - University of Nevada, Reno

in American Guide Series

This building is now known as the Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering and located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Nevada

date approved: 1/19/2014

last visited: never

Image for Alcatraz Island - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW148.9 km

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American Guide SeriesAlcatraz Island - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

Alcatraz Island was a legendary prison in the San Francisco Bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gryffindor3

location: California

date approved: 4/15/2010

last visited: 3/12/2015

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SWSW149.8 km

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American Guide SeriesFerry Building - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

The Ferry Building is a terminal for ferries that travel across the San Francisco Bay and a shopping center located on The Embarcadero in San Francisco, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/13/2007

last visited: 2/27/2015

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SWSW149.8 km

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American Guide SeriesSan Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

Bridge linking Oakland to San Francisco. Part of I-80.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2007

last visited: 3/16/2013

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SWSW149.8 km

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American Guide SeriesCoit Tower - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

Coit Tower is a 210 foot art deco tower constructed atop Telegraph Hill in San Francisco, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: California

date approved: 1/8/2008

last visited: 3/12/2015

Image for Palace of Fine Arts - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW152.4 km

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American Guide SeriesPalace of Fine Arts - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

Landmark in San Francisco's Marina District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2007

last visited: 10/28/2013

Image for Muir Woods National Monument - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW153.2 km

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American Guide SeriesMuir Woods National Monument - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

Muir Woods National Monument is located North of San Francisco in Marin County. The woods preserve 1000 year old redwood trees that reach heights of over 250 feet. They were named for famous naturalist and conservationist, John Muir.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: California

date approved: 1/12/2008

last visited: 3/26/2013

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SWSW153.4 km

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American Guide SeriesGolden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, CA

in American Guide Series

San Francisco's most iconic landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2007

last visited: 9/20/2013

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