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Fairfax Observatory Park

Star gazers and science enthusiasts can now smile with the realisation that their efforts of trying to fund the Observatory Park project are in fact paying off. Work on Observatory Park at Turner Farm in Great Falls has begun starting first with the recent restoration of the roll-top observatory building that already exists on the property. However, much funding still has to be contributed before the entire project can come to fruition.
The existing roll-top observatory building now has a fresh coat of paint, new windows and a secure door. But it still does not meet public access code requirements due to the remaining metal stairway which Charles Olin, founder and president of the Analemma Society, believes may have been a part of a military ship. Therefore, the public may not have access to the top portion of the observatory as of right now.

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