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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 SeriesAndalusia, Pennsylvania

in American Guide Series

Andalusia is a small unincorporated town/village in Bensalem, Twp., just over the border from Philadelphia. It is the first town in Bucks County when leaving Philadelphia County vs the Bristol Pike.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/31/2010

last visited: 6/15/2013

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American Guide SeriesNew Oxford, Pennsylvania

in American Guide Series

Beautiful town centered around the Lincoln Highway w/ all sorts of quaint sights and old fashioned small town charm.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/30/2010

last visited: 8/19/2011

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American Guide SeriesHead of the River Methodist Church - Estell Manor, NJ

in American Guide Series

This NRHP church is a plain meetinghouse, with no significant detail of which to speak. This congregation was formed in 1780, while the church was built in 1792. There is also an accompanying graveyard as old as the history of the area.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 3/6/2009

last visited: 9/16/2010

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EE102.2 km

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American Guide SeriesBelleplain State Forest - Woodbine, NJ

in American Guide Series

Established in 1928, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) set up camps here in '33, converted Meisle Cranberry Bog into Lake Nummy & constructed the original forest headquarters, maintenance

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/27/2009

last visited: 4/14/2007

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American Guide SeriesIndian Mills, NJ

in American Guide Series

Today, this part of N.J is known as Vincentown (unincorporated), part of Shamong Twp. The Indian Mills historical society has marked 30 locations of historical import to transmit the cultural heritage of this small community to today's modern town.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/14/2010

last visited: never

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EE105.3 km

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American Guide SeriesAtsion Lake - Atsion (Shamong Twp.), NJ

in American Guide Series

Lake Atsion is a lake in Wharton State Forest in the Pine Barrens, in Burlington County, NJ. The lake is part of the Mullica River. The lake offers boating, hiking, fishing, swimming and camping facilities, and cross-country skiing in the Winter.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/25/2008

last visited: never

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EE105.3 km

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American Guide SeriesA Dam at the Highway - Atsion (Shamong Twp.), NJ

in American Guide Series

Atsion dam & lake are on the Mullica River in Burlington County, New Jersey and used for recreation purposes. It has been been there since 1930. Its normal surface area is 85 acres. It is owned by NJDOT.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/24/2008

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAtsion, NJ

in American Guide Series

Atsion was once a thriving iron community. Atsion also had life as a "planned community", and as the "Atsion Farm" of Joseph Wharton. Reminders of Atsion’s past are visible on the east side of US 206.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/21/2008

last visited: 4/29/2009

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American Guide SeriesAtsion General Store - Shamong Twp., NJ

in American Guide Series

Located on Route 206 in Shamong Twp, NJ, this ranger station is responsible for Wharton Forest. The building was originally part of the town of Atsion and served as a general store (built in 1827) until its rehab.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/25/2008

last visited: 11/13/2010

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American Guide SeriesSamuel Richards Mansion - Atsion (Shamong Twp.), NJ

in American Guide Series

Built in 1826 by Samuel Richards, then owner of the Atsion Village iron works, is a fine example of rural Greek Revival architecture. The mansion sits in the historic village of Atsion, off Route 206 in Shamong Township (Atsion).

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/25/2008

last visited: 11/13/2010

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American Guide SeriesSt. Mary's Church - Burlington, NJ

in American Guide Series

Located at 145 West Broad St in Burlington, New Jersey, the New St. Mary's Episcopal Church, completed in 1854, stands across the churchyard from the Old St. Mary's founded in 1703.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/23/2009

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCemetery - Burlington, NJ

in American Guide Series

In 1695, settlers of Burlington, New Jersey acquired land for a cemetery on the corner of West Broad and Wood Streets. St. Mary's Episcopal Church was built there in 1702, making it the oldest Episcopal church in New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/23/2009

last visited: never

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NENE106.7 km

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American Guide SeriesOld St. Mary's Church - Burlington, NJ

in American Guide Series

Located on the northwest corner of Broad and Wood streets in historic Burlington, Old St. Mary's Church was founded in 1703, making it the oldest Episcopal Church in New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/23/2009

last visited: never

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NENE106.9 km

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American Guide SeriesSycamore Tree - Burlington, NJ

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In Burlington, New Jersey along the Riverbank on Delaware Street, the lawn in front of the VFW has an historical marker and a sole sycamore tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/7/2009

last visited: never

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NENE106.9 km

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American Guide SeriesGeneral Grant House - Burlington, NJ

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Located at 309 Wood Street in Historic Burlington, New Jersey, General Ulysses S. Grant brought his family here to escape harm during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/23/2009

last visited: never

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NENE106.9 km

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American Guide SeriesThomas Revell House - Burlington, NJ

in American Guide Series

Located at 213 Wood Street in Burlington, the Revell House is the oldest building in Burlington County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/23/2009

last visited: never

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NENE106.9 km

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American Guide SeriesWest New Jersey Proprietors Office - Burlington, NJ

in American Guide Series

Located on West Broad Street, adjacent to the Kinsey House, this tiny building has a large history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/23/2009

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Library - Burlington, NJ

in American Guide Series

Still operating on a 1757 charter, the Library at 23 West Union Street in historic Burlington, the Library Company of Burlington is the oldest library in continuous operation in New Jersey.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/23/2009

last visited: never

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NENE106.9 km

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American Guide SeriesJames Lawrence House - Burlington, NJ

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459 High Street in historic Burlington, New Jersey was the birthplace of Captain James Lawrence, naval war hero of the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/23/2009

last visited: never

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NENE106.9 km

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American Guide SeriesJames Fenimore Cooper House - Burlington, NJ

in American Guide Series

Located at 457 High Street in historic Burlington, New Jersey, the Cooper House was the birthplace of James Fenimore Cooper.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 4/23/2009

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesFriends Meeting House - Burlington, NJ

in American Guide Series

Located at 341 North High Street in historic Burlington, New Jersey, this where Quakers have been meeting for 300 years!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 94RedRover

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: never

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NENE108.1 km

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American Guide SeriesBurlington County Courthouse - Mount Holly, NJ

in American Guide Series

This old court House was built in 1796 and modeled after Congress Hall in Phila. It was used full-time until 1959 when a new County office building was opened which included court facilities. The courthouse continues to handle judicial proceedings.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/28/2010

last visited: 11/11/2013

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NENE108.1 km

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American Guide SeriesSurrogate's Office and Administration Building - Mt. Holly, NJ

in American Guide Series

This is one of the smallest government buildings you might ever find. The building is a single room structure painted to resemble the historic 18th century courthouse to the left of it.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/2/2012

last visited: 11/11/2013

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NENE108.1 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Friends Meeting House - Mt. Holly, NJ

in American Guide Series

Mt. Holly Friends history dates back to 1682, being one of the founding congregations of the Yearly Meeting of Friends of the Delaware then Phila. Yearly Meeting. This old building, typical of Quaker construction, still serves its original purpose.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 11/25/2009

last visited: 12/19/2012

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NENE108.3 km

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American Guide SeriesThe Relief Fire Company House - Mount Holly, NJ

in American Guide Series

Founded in 1752, The Relief Fire Co. is the oldest active volunteer company in the nation. The original fire house built 143 years earlier is on the premises and acts as a museum, hosting fire equipment.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/2/2010

last visited: never

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