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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 SeriesRosedale World War I Memorial Arch - Kansas City, Kansas

in American Guide Series

Triumphal arch honoring veterans of World War I in the Rosedale section of Kansas City, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/29/2009

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesKansas City Livestock Exchange And Stockyards- Kansas City, Mo.

in American Guide Series

This nine-story building is located at 1600 Genessee Street in the Kansas City Stockyards District.

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location: Missouri

date approved: 6/25/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSoldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building - Kansas City, Ks.

in American Guide Series

This three-story brown brick building is located at 701 N 7th in Kansas City, Ks.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 6/16/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWyandotte County Courthouse - Kansas City, Ks.

in American Guide Series

This is a six-story dressed limestone building located at 710 N 7th Street in Kansas City, Ks.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 6/16/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesJackson County Courthouse - Independence, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic log courthouse in Independence, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/4/2011

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLeavenworth County Courthouse - Leavenworth, Ks.

in American Guide Series

The Courthouse is located at 300 Walnut in Leavenworth, Ks.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 6/16/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesNational Cemetery - Fort Leavenworth, Ks.

in American Guide Series

The Fort Leavenworth Cemetery is at the junction of !0th Cavalry Ave and Hancock Ave. It is the burial place of America's Finest.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 6/16/2013

last visited: 7/29/2013

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American Guide SeriesCivil War Soldiers Cemetery -- Lone Jack

in American Guide Series

The small town of Lone Jack saw an American Civil War border battle in 1862. A soldiers cemetery mentioned in the Writers guide is still there. Added is a small civil war museum. The battle of Lone Jack is interesting because of its participants.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Carpe Diem59

location: Missouri

date approved: 3/5/2011

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOak Hill Cemetery - Lawrence, Ks.

in American Guide Series

Oak Hill Cemetery is located at 1605 Oak Hill Avenue in Lawrence Kansas

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location: Kansas

date approved: 6/7/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesEldridge Hotel - Kansas - City of Lawrence

in American Guide Series

This very historic hotel is located at 701 Massachusetts Street in Lawrence, Ks.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 3/14/2013

last visited: 3/14/2013

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American Guide SeriesDyche Museum - Kansas - City of Lawrence

in American Guide Series

Dyche Hall (Museum)is the home of the Kansas University Natural History Museum. It is located at 14th and Jayhawk Boulevard on the KU campus.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 3/14/2013

last visited: 3/14/2013

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American Guide SeriesPioneer Statue - Kansas - City of Lawrence

in American Guide Series

This sculpture is tucked away south of Fraser Hall and amid some historic green space on top of the main campus of the University of Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 3/18/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGreen Hall - Kansas - Lawrence

in American Guide Series

Green Hall, now known as Lippincott Hall, is located at 1410 Jayhawk Blvd. on the campus of Kansas University in Lawrence, Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 3/17/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWatson Library - Kansas - City of Lawrence

in American Guide Series

The Watson Library is the main library for the University of Kansas. It is located at 1425 Jayhawk Blvd. in Lawrence, Ks.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 3/17/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAdministration Building - Kansas - City of Lawrence

in American Guide Series

Strong Hall is a three-story terra-cotta clad building located at 1450 Jayhawk Blvd on the main Kansas University campus in Lawrence, Kansas.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 3/18/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPioneer Cemetery Richmond, Missouri

in American Guide Series

An historic cemetery that lies a little northwest from the town square in Richmond, Missouri has new life and a monument to Mormon pioneers; but, it also contains the gravestone of the notorious civil war guerrilla leader "Bloody Bill" Anderson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Carpe Diem59

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/14/2009

last visited: 7/11/2007

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American Guide SeriesPioneer Mother Monument - Lexington, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Statue of a pioneering woman also known as the "Madonna of the Trail" in Lexington, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/30/2011

last visited: 8/15/2007

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American Guide SeriesLafayette County Courthouse - Lexington, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic county courthouse in Lexington, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/26/2011

last visited: 8/15/2007

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American Guide SeriesChrist Episcopal Church - Lexington, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic Episcopal church in Lexington, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/26/2011

last visited: 8/15/2007

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American Guide SeriesPublic Library and Historical Association Building - Lexington, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic church then library now museum in Lexington, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/26/2011

last visited: 8/15/2007

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EE64.9 km

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American Guide SeriesAnderson House - Lexington, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic house which served as hospital during the Civil War now part of the Battle of Lexington State Historic Site in Lexington, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/26/2011

last visited: 8/15/2007

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EE65.2 km

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American Guide SeriesLexington Battlefield - Lexington, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Civil War battlefield on the north side of Lexington, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/26/2011

last visited: 8/15/2007

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American Guide SeriesWentworth Military Academy - Lexington, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic military high school and junior college in Lexington, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/30/2011

last visited: 8/15/2007

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American Guide SeriesFranklin County Courthouse - Ottawa, Ks.

in American Guide Series

The historic Franklin County Courthouse, located at 315 S. Main Street, is a three story red brick building. The architect was George Washburn.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 6/14/2013

last visited: 4/5/2014

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American Guide SeriesPony Express Stables - St. Joseph, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Also known as Pike's Peak Stables, it was in front of these stables the first Pony Express rider started the journey on April 3rd, 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/27/2007

last visited: 12/12/2012

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