Morrison Observatory - Fayette, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Assisted by: Groundspeak Regular Member SecurB
N 39° 09.092 W 092° 41.788
15S E 526227 N 4333637
Historical marker for observatory in Fayette, Missouri.
Waymark Code: WM8MP7
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 04/19/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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 Morrison Observatory - Central Methodist College Campus Historic District - posted by SecurB

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Morrison Observatory
- 1875 -

Originally associated with the Pritchett Institute of Glasgow, the Observatory was built with a gift from Berenice Morrison Fuller.  In 1926 Central acquired the facility including its 12-inch refractive telescope, and in 1936 moved the original dome and instruments to Fayette.

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