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Observatory seeks historical photos


The Goldendale observatory is undergoing upgrades as part of capital improvements projects funded through Washington State Parks. Work has begun to replace the sign and gate to the observatory and much more work is to be done over the next year.

In preparation for these changes and as a way of empowering local input on the work, the interpretive staff at the observatory are asking that people bring photos or other artifacts of their experiences at the observatory to the Presby museum. They will be working with the Presby museum to collect information about the two previous solar eclipses in 1918 and 1979 in expectation of the next solar eclipse in 2017.

Photos or other historical or sen...

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