I have supported Friends of Blue Hills (FBH) for years.  Does that count as an Observatory member?

I have supported Friends of Blue Hills (FBH) for years. Does that count as an Observatory member?

| February 24, 2014 | Reply

The FBH is a good organization and we appreciate their support and advocacy for the entire Blue Hills Reservation, but they do not provide financial support to Blue Hill Observatory. If you would like to join the Friends of the Blue Hills, click on this link.

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I am a member of Mass. Audubon, does that count as an Observatory member?

I am a member of Mass. Audubon, does that count as an Observatory member?

| February 24, 2014 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory has no affiliation with Mass. Audubon and is not part of the Trailside Museum. Your membership in Mass. Audubon does not count as an Observatory member. Please note: we do offer members of Mass. Audubon, Friend of Blue Hills, WGBH, WERS, KONE, AKA a 10% discount in our Gift Shop and discounts […]

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Have different organizations operated the Observatory?

Have different organizations operated the Observatory?

| February 23, 2014 | Reply

. Four different groups have run the daily weather observations since 1885: A.L. Rotch from 1885 until 1912, Harvard College from 1912 until 1959, The National Weather Service/NOAA from 1961 until 1999 and the Blue Hill Observatory Science Center from 1999 to the present.

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