Stellafane, Latin for "Shrine to the Stars", is the name of the clubhouse
of the Springfield Telescope Makers
on Breezy Hill
in Springfield, VT
. Built in 1923 by Russell Porter
and the founding members of the Springfield Telescope Makers, Stellafane was designated a National Historic Landmark
in 1989. Stellafane is also known for the amateur telescope making convention, of the same name, held there every summer at Breezy Hill.
Stellafane was the first Star Party in the US. It is still among the best known. This years meeting is on August 9th and 10th, 2002.