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April 1949 - Bluffton watches eclipse of moon

Described as the most perfectly visible here in more than a century

Historically, April is apparently eclipse month in Bluffton.

 From the April 14, 1949, Bluffton News, 75 years ago, a top of the front page head line reads: Blufftonites view total eclipse of full moon under perfect conditions.”

 

The story’s lead follows:

Hosts of Bluffton area residents had free entertainment Tuesday night as a total eclipse of the full moon went off on schedule under practically perfect conditions. The eclipse was said to have been the most perfect visible her in more than a century.

 

The rest of the story follows:




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