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WARREN COUNTY HISEY PARK

   WARREN COUNTY'S HISEY PARK OBSERVATORY

 

Hisey Park, 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.

Hisey Park will soon be home to the largest public observatory complex in Warren County Ohio.

Observatory groundbreaking for the took place on Oct. 19, 2016 at 5443 Middletown Road, Corwin Ohio, see photos below.

HISEY PARK

Shown above are Jeff Blazey, Vicky VonHolle, Russell McDonough, Fred Bay, Ben Yoder, Larry Easterly and David Barnes breaking ground at Hisey Park.

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Warren County Park District members and park staff with the donated telescope in storage

The observatory 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.

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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 Park.

Tax ductable donations to the Hisey Park Observatory Project can be made payable and sent to:

Hisey Park Observatory Project
c/o Warren County County Park District
1267 North State Route 741
Lebanon, Ohio 45036

 

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