Guest speaker

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Ken Dono­van was the guest speaker at the Jan­uary monthly meet­ing of the Old Syd­ney So­ci­ety at the Cen­tre for Her­itage and Sci­ence, Lyceum build­ing, Ge­orge Street, Syd­ney. The ti­tle of his talk was The Mar­quis DeChabert and Canada’s First Astro­nom­i­cal Ob­ser­va­tory in Cape Bre­ton 1750-51. Dono­van’s pre­sen­ta­tion, based on ex­ten­sive pub­li­ca­tion, dis­cusses as­tron­omy, nav­i­ga­tion and map mak­ing in 18th Cen­tury Cape Bre­ton. Tak­ing part in the monthly meet­ing were, from left, Brian Harpell, Mil­lie Harpell, Cather­ine Gil­lis and Ken Dono­van.

Sub­mit­ted Photo Ray­tel Photo

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