located near Waynesville Ohio, includes 158 acres of land
along the Caesar Creek Nature Preserve. Park features include
high views from atop the edge of Caesars Creek Gorge, mature
steeply sloped wooded hillsides, and flatlands bordering
the Little Miami Scenic Bike River Trail.
will soon be home to the largest public observatory complex
in Warren County Ohio.
for the took place on Oct. 19, 2016, see photos below.
Park District board members and park staff break ground
at Hisey Park
Park District board members and park staff with the donated
telescope in storage
will house a 9 feet long, 9 inch F12 lens refracting telescope,
in a 16 foot dome building near the Hisey Park entrance.
Below is the
revolving telescope dome being prepared for installation
on a 8 foot high concrete base.
16 feet diameter telescope
dome with retracing doors Artist
drawing of the observatory building
Stay tuned as the observatory
raises in Warren County's Hisey
Tax ductable donations to the
Hisey Park Observatory
Project can be made payable
and sent to:
Warren County County Park District
1267 N. St. Rt. 741
Lebanon, Ohio 45036
here for more information about Hisey Park