Astronomical Tourist Attractions in the Kingston Area

Page Created: 2005 March 06
Page last updated: 2005 September 30

City Park - Original site of the Kingston Observatory

This image above is circa 1960 (photo credit: Queen's Observatory website). For a great background see V.A. Hughes article

(photo credit: Leo Enright)
All that remains is a historical plaque. In the image to the left is the plaque dedication on Saturday November 02, 1985 with Dr. AV Douglas in the centre, Dr. VA Hughes on the right, and Dr. John Downie on the left.
The plaque itself went missing in 1997 and only recently was found in a ditch outside of Kingston and returned to the Park (in 2003).

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Created by Kevin Kell & Kim Hay