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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Who owns the Observatory?

Who owns the Observatory?

| February 23, 2014 | Reply

The Observatory has had three owners. Abbot Lawrence Rotch the founder, from 1885 until 1912, Harvard College from 1912 to 1971 and since 1971 The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has owned the Observatory.  

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