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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 SeriesStatue of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski - Washington, D.C.

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This equestrian statue of Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski is located in Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC, USA.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 11/28/2014

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Benjamin Franklin - Washington, D.C.

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This statue of Benjamin Franklin is on display in front of the Old Post Office in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 8/21/2014

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American Guide SeriesFord's Theatre - Washington, D.C.

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Ford's Theatre is the site of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 2/28/2015

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American Guide SeriesStatue of William Tecumseh Sherman - Washington, D.C.

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The General William T. Sherman Monument is located in the Sherman Park section of President's Park in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 8/13/2014

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American Guide SeriesSt. Patrick's Catholic Church - Washington, D.C.

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St. Patrick's Catholic Church is the oldest parish in the Federal City of Washington, D.C. The cornerstone and foundation for this third and present structure were set and blessed on November 3, 1872.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 8/26/2014

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American Guide SeriesThe White House - Washington, D.C.

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The White House is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., and is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 10/19/2012

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American Guide SeriesZero Milestone - Washington, D.C.

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The Zero Monument stands in front of the White House and serves as the starting point for measuring distances from Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 4/16/2015

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Major General Marquis Gilbert de Lafayette - Washington, D.C.

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One of four statues in Lafayette Square of European Generals who came to the aid of the colonies during the Revolutionary War.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesTayloe House - Washington, D.C.

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Historic house in the Lafayette Square Historic District in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesDolly Madison House - Washington, D.C.

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The Dolly (or Dollie) Madison House, also known as the Cutts-Madison House, is a contributing property to the Lafayette Square Historic District. It's now part of the National Courts building in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Brigadier General Thaddeus Kosciuszko - Washington, D.C.

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Statue of Polish general who aided the colonists during the American Revolution. Located in Lafayette Square just north of the White House in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLafayette Square - Washington, D.C.

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The 7-acre Lafayette Square is a public park located directly north of the White House in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Andrew Jackson - Washington, D.C.

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Equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson at Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: 8/23/2014

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American Guide SeriesStatue of General Winfield Scott Hancock - Washington, D.C.

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A sculpture of General Winfield Scott Hancock is located near the United States Navy Memorial in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of Washington, D.C., USA.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 11/29/2014

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American Guide SeriesSt. John's Episcopal Church - Washington, D.C.

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Historic Episcopal church across Lafayette Square from the White House in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: 5/29/2014

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Major General Comte Jean de Rochambeau - Washington, DC

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Statue of French General who was the commander-in-chief of the French Expeditionary Force which came to help the American Continental Army, located in Lafayette Square in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: 8/23/2014

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American Guide SeriesHay–Adams Hotel - Washington, D.C.

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The Hay–Adams Hotel is located near the White House in Washington, D.C., and is a contributing property to the Lafayette Square Historic District.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGrand Army of the Republic Memorial - Washington, D.C.

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This Grand Army of the Republic memorial is located in Indiana Plaza in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 3/1/2012

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American Guide SeriesCarnegie Endowment for International Peace - Washington, D.C.

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Historic former headquarters of foreign policy think tank founded by Andrew Carnegie in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUS Chamber of Commerce Building - Washington, D.C.

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Historic headquarters of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCorcoran Gallery of Art - Washington, D.C.

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Art gallery listed as National Historic Landmark in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/7/2013

last visited: 8/29/2014

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American Guide SeriesStatue of General von Steuben - Washington, D.C.

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Statue General Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, George Washington, Chief of Staff, at Lafayette Square, Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/10/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAmerican Peace Society - Washington, D.C.

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Former headquarters of the American Peace Society, listed as a National Historic Landmark, in Lafayette Square area of Washington, D.C.

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location: District of Columbia

date approved: 12/10/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWashington Monument - Washington, D.C.

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The Washington Monument is one of the most recognizable obelisks in the world. It is located on The Mall in downtown Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 6/27/2014

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American Guide SeriesSmithsonian Building - Washington, D.C.

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The Smithsonian Building, often referred to as the Smithsonian Castle or The Castle, is a landmark building on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 3/7/2014

last visited: 8/24/2014

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