2024 SOLAR ECLIPSEGet your Eclipse fix in Preble County!
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GREAT FOOD. AND MORE.
You’ll find all kinds of out-of-this-world fun in Preble County!
On April 8, 2024, a total solar eclipse will trace a narrow path of totality across the U.S. casting a shadow on just 13 States. Our portion of Ohio is right in the heart of that path, and we invite you to join us for the 2024 Social Eclipse and all the fun we have planned.
The eclipse will be visible for about four minutes beginning at approximately 3:08 on Monday, April 8th. We’re excited and are planning activities for that 4-minute event, of course, and also all kinds of fun, educational and yummy stuff throughout the weekend and Monday leading up to the big Eclipse.
So make it a loooong weekend…and join us for this rare and special event. You’ll find fun activities and events, great places to eat and drink and some of the nicest, most down-to-earth and fun people you will ever meet. Or ever watch a solar eclipse with. Guaranteed.
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ABOUT THIS SOLAR ECLIPSE
On Monday, April 8, 2024, people within a 124-mile-wide band in the state of Ohio will experience a total solar eclipse.
Areas in Ohio that are outside the path of totality will experience a partial eclipse. A total solar eclipse is a rare and spectacular event. On average, one happens every 1.5 years somewhere on Earth. Only 21 total solar eclipses have crossed the lower the lower 48 states in the entire existence of the United States.
The last total solar eclipse visible in Ohio was in 1806. The next total solar eclipse in Ohio will be in the year 2099.
You can find more information about the solar eclipse here: https://ema.ohio.gov/media-publications/ohio-total-solar-eclipse.
- Learn how to protect your eyes/eyesight at Prevent Blindness (Ohio Affiliate)
- Learn more about the history of Eclipses and other fun facts from Exploratorium.
- Here’s a cool video explaining an eclipse just for kids
- At this website kids can explore interesting eclipse face and more.
- Not to be outdone, the Smithsonian website includes “Everything you need to know about the 2024 Solar Eclipse.”