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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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Image for Civil War Soldiers Cemetery  -- Lone Jackview gallery

WW107.3 km

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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

Image for St. Joseph Church - Westphalia, Missouriview gallery

SESE108.6 km

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American Guide SeriesSt. Joseph Church - Westphalia, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic Catholic Church in the small central Missouri community of Westphalia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/18/2011

last visited: 3/30/2014

Image for Mark Twain Birthplace - Florida, Missouriview gallery

NENE111.4 km

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American Guide SeriesMark Twain Birthplace - Florida, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Cabin in which Samuel Clemens better known as Mark Twain was born in Florida, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/12/2013

last visited: 10/5/2006

Image for Church of the Sacred Heart - Rich Fountain, Missouriview gallery

SESE119.4 km

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American Guide SeriesChurch of the Sacred Heart - Rich Fountain, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic Catholic Church now known as Sacred Heart Catholic Church in the small central Missouri community of Rich Fountain.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/18/2011

last visited: never

Image for Church of the Holy Family - Freeburg, Missouriview gallery

SESE122.6 km

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American Guide SeriesChurch of the Holy Family - Freeburg, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Large Catholic Church known as the Holy Family Catholic Church in small central Missouri town of Freeburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/21/2011

last visited: never

Image for Moberly Park - Trenton, Missouriview gallery

NWNW126.7 km

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American Guide SeriesMoberly Park - Trenton, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Municipal park in Trenton, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/3/2013

last visited: never

Image for Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch - Trenton, Missouriview gallery

NWNW126.8 km

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American Guide SeriesSoldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch - Trenton, Missouri

in American Guide Series

World War I memorial arch at Moberly Park in Trenton, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/3/2013

last visited: never

Image for Crowder Memorial State Park - Trenton, Missouriview gallery

NWNW128.4 km

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American Guide SeriesCrowder Memorial State Park - Trenton, Missouri

in American Guide Series

State park in north central Missouri near Trenton.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/4/2013

last visited: never

Image for Northeast Missouri State Teachers College - Kirksville, Missouriview gallery

NN129.1 km

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American Guide SeriesNortheast Missouri State Teachers College - Kirksville, Missouri

in American Guide Series

College now known as Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/23/2013

last visited: never

Image for Kirksville College of Osteopathy and Surgery - Kirksville, Missouriview gallery

NN129.4 km

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American Guide SeriesKirksville College of Osteopathy and Surgery - Kirksville, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Medical school now known as A.T. Still University in Kirksville, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/22/2013

last visited: never

Image for Edinburg, Missouriview gallery

NWNW129.4 km

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American Guide SeriesEdinburg, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Small town just west of Trenton, birth place of World War I general Enoch Crowder.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/4/2013

last visited: never

Image for Memorial Park - Kirksville, Missouriview gallery

NN130.2 km

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American Guide SeriesMemorial Park - Kirksville, Missouri

in American Guide Series

City park in Kirksville, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/16/2013

last visited: never

Image for Richard Parks Bland Statue - Lebanon, Missouriview gallery

SS155.9 km

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American Guide SeriesRichard Parks Bland Statue - Lebanon, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Statue of former Congressman on the grounds of the Laclede County Courthouse in Lebanon, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/22/2011

last visited: 5/8/2008

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