Monday, April 04, 2011

Friends of the Springfield Town Library Annual Meeting Wednesday, April 6th @ 7:00 pm

Come see what the Friends of the Library have been up to and also learn about Russell Porter (1871-1949) and his Garden Telescope with special guest biographer, Bert Willard. Bert is a long-time member of the Springfield Telescope Makers and is also the curator of the Hartness-Porter Museum of Amateur Telescope Making at the Hartness House Inn. Bert will discuss one of Springfield's most interesting citizens, using photograph's of Porter's work. He will also display the Porter Garden Telescope, one of only 16 known to exist today. Everyone is invited to attend!