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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 SeriesCavemen's Bridge - Grants Pass, OR

in American Guide Series

Caveman Bridge is Grants Pass' most iconic symbol and is mentioned in Oregon's American Guide Series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesCity Park - Grants Pass, OR

in American Guide Series

Riverside Park was known as the City Park and mentioned in Oregon's American Guide Series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGrants Pass, Oregon

in American Guide Series

At the Josephine County Courthouse in Grants Pass, Oregon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/24/2009

last visited: 11/30/2014

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American Guide SeriesSite of the David Birdseye House - Rogue River, OR

in American Guide Series

Located a few miles east of Rogue River is a historical marker along the historic Hwy 99.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesRock Point Hotel - Jackson County, OR

in American Guide Series

The historic Rock Point Hotel still exists here along N River Rd a few miles west of Gold Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesGold Discovery Site - Jacksonville, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Site of gold discovery in Jacksonville, Oregon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/3/2014

last visited: never

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SESE32.5 km

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American Guide SeriesJ.A. Brunner Building - Jacksonville, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Oldest brick building in historic Jacksonville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/17/2012

last visited: 3/10/2013

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SESE32.5 km

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American Guide SeriesBeekman Bank - Jacksonville, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Historic bank building in downtown Jacksonville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/18/2012

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesUnited States Hotel - Jacksonville, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Built between 1878 and 1880, President and Mrs. Hayes and Gen. William T. Sherman stayed a night here

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/17/2012

last visited: 3/9/2013

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American Guide SeriesMethodist Church - Jacksonville, Oregon

in American Guide Series

1854 Methodist Episcopal Church building, first church in Southern Oregon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/17/2012

last visited: 3/9/2013

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American Guide SeriesTable Rock Treaty Site - Jackson County, OR

in American Guide Series

This site marks the site of a treaty between members of the U.S. military and the Rogue River Indians and mentioned in Oregon's American Guide Series.

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location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesJacksonville, Oregon

in American Guide Series

The entire city of Jacksonville is a National Historic District

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/20/2012

last visited: 3/9/2013

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American Guide SeriesNewby & Sons Fruit Packing Plant (site) - Medford, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Former fruit packing plant site is now the backlot of a thrift store

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/16/2012

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesJackson County Courthouse - Medford, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Jackson County Courthouse in Medford, Oregon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 9/21/2012

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMedford Public Library - Medford, Oregon

in American Guide Series

This old Carnegie Library building now sits vacant

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/16/2012

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesMedford City Park - Medford, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Medford's oldest city park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Oregon

date approved: 11/25/2012

last visited: 11/16/2013

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American Guide SeriesLithia Plaza - Ashland, OR

in American Guide Series

Lithia Plaza is known as the 'heart' of Ashland and located near where Ashland first began as a small town in the late 1800s and is mentioned in Oregon's American Guide Series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesLithia Park - Ashland, OR

in American Guide Series

Lithia Park is one of Southern Oregon's most precious and beautiful parks and mentioned in Oregon's American Guide Series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAshland, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Ashland, Oregon is a tourist hotspot with many activities to enjoy and mentioned in Oregon's American Guide Series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesStatue of Abraham Lincoln - Ashland, OR

in American Guide Series

All that remains of the statue of Abraham Lincoln is a granite boulder and a couple of memorial plaques, just north of Lithia Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesShakespearean Festival - Ashland, OR

in American Guide Series

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has the distinction of being America's first Elizabethan Theatre, founded in 1935 and is mentioned in Oregon's American Guide Series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/21/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesIsaac L. Patterson Bridge - Oregon

in American Guide Series

The Isaac L. Patterson Bridge spans the Rogue River at Gold Beach on U.S. Hwy. 101.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/24/2009

last visited: 9/13/2012

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American Guide SeriesGeisel Monument State Park - Oregon

in American Guide Series

The Geisel Monument State Park (now known as Geisel Monument State Heritage Site) is located about 6 miles N of Gold Beach off U.S. Hwy. 101.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/24/2009

last visited: 8/31/2009

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WW89.3 km

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American Guide SeriesGold Beach - Oregon

in American Guide Series

At the Curry County Courthouse in Gold Beach, Oregon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/24/2009

last visited: 9/13/2012

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American Guide SeriesBattle Rock - Port Orford, Oregon

in American Guide Series

Battle Rock at Port Orford, Oregon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy

location: Oregon

date approved: 1/4/2010

last visited: 7/19/2012

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