August 29, 2019
Total Solar Eclipse August 7, 1869 Burlington, Iowa; The 150th Anniversary
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Don’t miss an out-of-this-world presentation by Jerry Rigdon at the Burlington Public Library on August 29 at 6:30PM. Jerry will discuss the 150th Anniversary of the Great Eclipse of 1869. Learn about the pathway of the eclipse across the United State and how it influenced star-gazing and space exploration in Southeast, Iowa.
Jerry Rigdon is a former Mayor of Burlington, former Methodist pastor, amateur astronomer, amateur historian, frequent rider on the Curiosity Train.