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Leslie Peltier Exhibit at Canal Museum in Delphos, Ohio

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#1 delphosfan

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Posted 24 February 2020 - 09:22 PM

Work is well underway on the Leslie Peltier exhibit at the Canal Museum in Delphos, Ohio.  Photos and informational posters adorn the walls.  The gem of the exhibit is the replica Merry Go Round Observatory being built.  With no blueprints and the fact that Peltier used things he found on the farm or in junk yards it's been a challenge but we're getting there.  

 

A news story by the local tv station on the replica MGR.  https://www.hometown...81bf9bf8fa.html

 

The exhibit and MGR will hopefully be done by mid to late summer followed by a big dedication ceremony. I'll let you know the details when we get there.  You're all invited!!   

 

Delphos Herald article on the Leslie Peltier exhibit: https://delphosheral...191/1200/211984

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Posted 24 February 2020 - 09:28 PM

Our version of the Strawberry Spyglass.  

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Posted 24 February 2020 - 09:30 PM

A grinder, for lenses and mirrors, donated by Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium in Kingsport, Tennessee.  They thought it might have belonged to Peltier at one point but there is no evidence of that.  A nice, interesting piece to add to the exhibit nonetheless.   

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Posted 25 February 2020 - 08:05 AM

Now I need to add a visit to Delphos, OH to the old bucket list. cool.gif


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Posted 25 February 2020 - 10:44 AM

This looks wonderful!



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Posted 25 February 2020 - 08:52 PM

Looks nice, added to my bucket list.

 

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