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For projects receiving federal funding or a federal permit, the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (as amended) requires Federal agencies to take into account the effects of their undertakings on historic properties and evaluate possible alternatives or project modifications that would avoid, minimize, or mitigate the impact of the project.  Historic properties are properties that are included in the National Register of Historic Places or that meet the criteria for the National Register.  Public involvement is a key ingredient in this process, and the views of the public are solicited and considered throughout the process.  The Story Map below is a result of this process and is a means to document and share the history of local impacted resources.  For more information on this process link to the FHWA Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act or the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation


PotterGap.jpgPotters Mills Gap Story Map

This project is part of an effort to mitigate adverse effects to the National Register of Historic Places eligible Penns/Brush Valley Rural Historic District as a result of the 322 Potters Mills Gap transportation project. The Map captures some of the history of Potters Mills and surrounding areas.

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Business and Economy

Investing in Centre County.JPGInvesting in Centre County

Explore the reasons why Centre County is such a great place to live, work, and play.  Navigate through the maps to locate possible investment opportunities today!







People and Society

OpioidEpidemic.jpg Centre County Heroin and Prescription Opioid Epidemic

This story maps gives information about what is considered an opioid and how they effect people.  It also looks at the National, State-wide, and local statistics of the heroin and opioid epidemic.  Several interactive maps allow you to explore the areas within Centre County that are effected by this epidemic.