cozy, dignified room is on the Second
floor of the Main House and features
one Double bed, private bath with shower,
hair dryer, color remote TV, a work
desk, CD and clock radio, telephone with voicemail & automated
wake-up, and wireless B Internet.
The Hospitality Refreshment table is nearby.
Russell Porter was a close associate of James
Hartness and founder of the Springfield Telescope
Makers club. Porter was an accomplished artist,
architect, optical specialist, and Arctic
explorer. Later in life, Porter joins the
Hale Observatory at Mount Palomar development
team. Porter's accomplishments are featured in the
Hartness-Porter Astronomy Museum at the Hartness