What I think makes matters even worse is that SHPO's apply their own standards somewhat randomly.For example, a SHPO's NRHP directions may state that maps must have "a scale" and so forth. This kind of map can me made using Google Earth, I think, but it's not a thing I have mastered.When I review a previous (and fairly recent) nomination from that state, it often has maps that don't seem to conform to those requirements - but they apparently made it through!If mapping is this hard for those of us with some training and professional expertise (even if we're not experts at creating maps/GIS issues), I can't imagine how incredibly frustrating and off-putting the process is for Joe and Sally who want to put their own house or small business on the NRHP.
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