Evolution of a Preservation Agency: Centre County’s Historic Registration Project

The commemoration of America’s Bicentennial gave birth to numerous community-minded pursuits during its nationwide celebra¬≠tion. Although many of these special endeavors were shelved when the year was over, the administrators of one at least. the Historic Registration Project in Centre County. realized that their work had just begun. Now, four years later, this unique organization is still...
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Lost and Found

Lost The round barn was an unusual form of farm building. Although praised by advocates for providing maximum floor space, increased storage, and inexpensive construction costs, few were actually built. Of three erected in Centre County, the James Beck Round Barn in Spring Mills, Neff Township, was capable of housing twenty head of livestock. Constructed in 1913 by Aaron Thomas of Centre Hall,...
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