CLUB HISTORY

 

 

Club patch from the early 60's

Club Patch circa 1960

 

The South Shore Astronomical Society

was founded in November of 1958.

Since its founding, the South Shore Astronomical

Society has continued as a common meeting

place for those with an interest in Astronomy.

In 2008 we celebrated our 50th Anniversary!

 


 

Pictures taken over our first 50 years

 

50 year logo

 

(Click on the Logo to See Pictures)

 


 

50th Anniversary PowerPoint Presentation

(Click here)

 


 

Scanned Historic Documents

(Click on file.  All files in pdf format)

 

Charter Membership List 1958-59

Sky & Telescope Announcement May 1962

Going Tonight - Patriot Ledger April 1, 1964

Club Goals Report April 2, 1975

Astronomy Course Certificate June 10, 1975

Deep Sky Study Group Meeting June 15, 1976

Invisible Universe June 1, 1977

Information Sheet Jan 20, 1978

Newsletter Aug 1978

Newsletter Oct 1978

Patriot Ledger Mar 26, 1979

Hingham Library Thank You Letter Nov 24, 1980

Christmas Skies by Don Greeley Oct 12, 1982

South Shore Science Center Newsletter Dec 1982

Comet Halley Observer Proclamation Nov 15, 1985

Newsletter May 4, 1988

Meeting Minutes May 4, 1988

Newsletter July 1989

Newsletter May 1990

Ante-Room June 1990

Meeting Agenda June 2 1993

Boston Globe 9-21-94

Norwell Mariner Dec 18 1996

Braintree Forum April 9 1997

Newsletter Aug 1998

Deep Impact Mission Certificate Nov 22, 2003

Cub Scout Pack 22 Viewing Sept 16, 2006

 

 


 

 

Club Presidents

1958 - 2013

 

YEAR

PRESIDENT

1958

Thomas J. MacDonald Jr.

1959 Thomas J. MacDonald Jr.
1960

Thomas J. MacDonald Jr.

1961

Ralph S. Bates

1962 Thomas J. MacDonald Jr.
1963

Peter Mitchell

1964

Donald J. Deacon

1965

George H. East Jr.

1966 George H. East Jr.
1967 George H. East Jr.
1968 George H. East Jr.
1969 George H. East Jr.
1970 George H. East Jr.
1971 George H. East Jr.
1972 George H. East Jr.
1973 George H. East Jr.
1974

John Nicholson

1975 John Nicholson
1976 John Nicholson
1977

W. Scott Obreza 

1978

W. Scott Obreza 

John Nicholson

1979

John Nicholson

1980

Gerald L. Niksch

1981

Dr. Donald Greeley

1982

Dr. Donald Greeley

1983

Dr. Donald Greeley

1984

Jeremiah Seeley

Rolf Egon

1985

Rolf Egon

1986 Rolf Egon
1987 Rolf Egon
1988 Rolf Egon
1989

Tom Stadelmann

1990 Tom Stadelmann
1991

Frank Miasciulli

1992 Rolf Egon
1993 Rolf Egon
1994 Rolf Egon
1995

Joseph Marques

1996 Joseph Marques
1997 Joseph Marques
1998

Tenney Doble

1999 Tenney Doble
2000 Tenney Doble
2001 Tenney Doble
2002 Tenney Doble
2003 Tenney Doble
2004 Tenney Doble
2005

Richard  Anderson

2006

Paul Grueter

2007 Paul Grueter
2008 Paul Grueter
2009 Paul Grueter
2010 Paul Grueter
2011 Paul Grueter
2012 Paul Grueter
2013
Paul Grueter
2014Paul Grueter
2015Paul Grueter
2016Paul Grueter
2017Louis Gentile