Stargaze At The Cincinnati Observatory, The Oldest Of Its Kind In The Western Hemisphere
Cincinnati is the “birthplace” of many things, from baseball to fire stations. Our city was the first for many things, but you may not know that we are known as the “Birthplace of American Astronomy.” Stargazing and learning about our skies have long been experienced here, and the best place to participate is at the Cincinnati Observatory. This historic destination is open throughout the week and hosts many special events. Stargaze at this treasured feature of Cincinnati, the oldest of its kind in the western hemisphere.
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The Cincinnati Observatory is a fascinating place for all ages. Visit for the history and beautiful grounds, but also be sure to visit at night for one of its many memorable events. Have you been to this historic destination? What is your favorite historic building in the Queen City? Let us know in the comments!
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
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