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State College in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Driver Education

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
1. Driver Education Marker
Inscription.  Prof. of Industrial Engineering Amos Neyhart taught America's first classes for Driver Education teachers near this site in 1936, three years after he began the nation's first driver education course at State College High School. He became an internationally known traffic safety expert, and his methods helped millions of Americans learn to drive safely.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1936.
 
Location. 40° 47.653′ N, 77° 51.875′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Burrowes Road and West College Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 26), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: State College PA 16801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. PENNSTAC (within shouting distance of this marker); Wake Turbulence (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Atmospheric Research (about 400 feet away); R Values (about
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 21, 2019
2. Driver Education Marker
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500 feet away); Ionospheric Research (about 500 feet away); Heart-Assist Pump (about 500 feet away); Penn State Obelisk (about 600 feet away); The State Theatre (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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