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Observatory and Gift Shop Reopen

Observatory and Gift Shop Reopen

| August 11, 2020 | Reply

The Blue Hill Observatory and Gift Shop are now open to the public with restrictions from Friday through Monday 10 A.M. – 4 P.M. and every day by appointment from 8:30 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. Please note, social distancing restrictions are being followed and face masks are required inside the Observatory. Group sizes are limited […]

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Historic Observatory Instruments Rescued, and now Showcased on Harvard Website

Historic Observatory Instruments Rescued, and now Showcased on Harvard Website

| December 22, 2015 | Reply

Harvard Physics Professor David Wheatland began amassing his incredible collection of historic scientific instruments in the late 1940’s. His office soon became overwhelmed with his “foundlings” and he began storing them in basement rooms at Harvard and finally at his home and barn in Topsfield. When Harvard began winding down it’s scientific studies at Blue […]

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