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Giving a Lecture

Education, Lectures & Tours

This page includes schools, colleges, astronomy lectures and historical tours throughout the area.

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The Smith Observatory

HISTORICAL TOURS

Millionaire philanthropist William Smith erected small observatory in 1888 and through it, astronomer William Robert Brooks discovered a great number of comets, bringing scientific fame to Geneva.  Undergoing a historical renovation and open for public tours just in time for the total solar eclipse.

630 Castle St, Geneva   

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Finger Lakes Welcome Center

FINGER LAKES EXHIBITS

Learn about the Finger Lakes region's geography, history, agriculture, businesses and amenities.  Saturday, Sunday and Monday April 6-8 from 9-2 and 2-6 feature tastings from businesses around the state. The Welcome Center itself will have extended hours for visitors to explore for the eclipse festival.  On Seneca Lake in Geneva.  Amenities include souvenirs, food and drink, Finger Lakes exhibits, restrooms and outdoor space on the lakefront.

Website

35 Lake Front Drive, Geneva  315-787-0007

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Finger Lakes Visitors Connection

ONTARIO COUNTY OFFERINGS

Find general eclipse information, as well as the many offerings the entire county has to offer on the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection's eclipse website: Visit Finger Lakes.

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19 Susan B. Anthony Lane, Canandaigua, NY   585-394-3915

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