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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 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

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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

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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

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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

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American Guide SeriesSimpson Park - Chillicothe, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Municipal park in Chillicothe, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesChillicothe Business College - Chillicohe, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Site of former Chillicothe Business College which had a long history in Chillicothe, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSite of Browning Hotel - Chillicothe, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Location of former hotel and tablet honoring an 19th century musician in Chillicothe, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/7/2013

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesPershing House - Laclede, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Boyhood home of the leader of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/21/2013

last visited: 4/15/2008

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American Guide SeriesCarrollton Missouri and Gen. James Shields Monuments

in American Guide Series

Mexican War hero, Union Civil War General,and the only man to represent three states in the United States Senate (Illinois,Minnesota, Missouri) is remembered by two exquisite monuments here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Carpe Diem59

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/21/2009

last visited: 8/27/2014

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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 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

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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

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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

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American Guide SeriesWaverly Missouri, an historic Missouri River town

in American Guide Series

Waverly Missouri hasn't grown at all since the Missouri Writers Guide was published. Apples,peaches, and grain storage are big now and there is a new General Shelby Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Carpe Diem59

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/21/2009

last visited: never

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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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SS100.9 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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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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SS101.4 km

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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 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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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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SS101.5 km

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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 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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American Guide SeriesLewis Library - Glasgow, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Historic library in Glasgow, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/23/2010

last visited: 4/21/2013

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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 SeriesArrow Rock Cemetery - Arrow Rock, Missouri

in American Guide Series

Town cemetery for the historic town of Arrow Rock, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/6/2008

last visited: 4/21/2013

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