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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Springfield in Windsor County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Stellafane Observatory

 
 
Stellafane Observatory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2014
1. Stellafane Observatory Marker
Inscription.
Stellafane Observatory
Has been Designated a
National Historic landmark
This Site Possesses National Significance
In Commemorating the History of the
United States of America
1989
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1989 by Springfield Telescope Makers.
 
Location. 43° 16.667′ N, 72° 31.15′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Vermont, in Windsor County. Marker can be reached from Breezy Hill Road 0.8 miles south of Monument Hill Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield VT 05156, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Hartness & Precision Valley Inventors (approx. 2.6 miles away); Helen Hartness Flanders (approx. 2.7 miles away); Eureka Schoolhouse & Baltimore Covered Bridge (approx. 3.7 miles away); Chester Civil War Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Chester World War I and II and Korean Conflict Monument (approx. 4.1 miles away); Chester Vietnam Conflict Monument
The Stellafane Clubhouse and Porter Turret Telescope image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2014
2. The Stellafane Clubhouse and Porter Turret Telescope
(approx. 4.1 miles away); Charlestown War Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away in New Hampshire); Charlestown World War II and Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away in New Hampshire). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Stellafane National Historic Monument. (Submitted on July 27, 2014, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Stellafane Clubhouse History. (Submitted on July 27, 2014, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
3. The Porter Turret Telescope: How It Works. (Submitted on July 27, 2014, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
4. Stellafane Convention Homepage. (Submitted on July 27, 2014, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
The Porter Turret Telescope image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2014
3. The Porter Turret Telescope
The Stellafane Observatory Marker is beneath the building. For information about this odd structure please visit the link below.
The Stellafane Clubhouse, Home of the Springfield Telescope Makers image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2014
4. The Stellafane Clubhouse, Home of the Springfield Telescope Makers
The Stellafane Convention. image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2014
5. The Stellafane Convention.
Amateur astronomers with telescopes they have made
The Stellafane Convention image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 26, 2014
6. The Stellafane Convention
Amateur astronomers preparing for a night’s stargazing on the West Observing Field
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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