Front Row Seat to 2017 Eclipse tagged posts

Two Big Events – August Eclipse & September Chamois Day

Generally Chamois is a sleepy little town.  She’s full of yesteryear charm with Mom & Pop shops, the local bank and Post Office, she has a new General Store that just opened that offers groceries and gift items, a cool antiques store and old time trading post.  The local B&B (that’s us) is an iconic 141 year old school building that was converted into a bed & breakfast in 2007 by a local couple.  Chamois has a lovely park by the river with an RV campground, children’s playground, ball field and the local Lion’s Club facility.  With the addition of our new store and the Saturday Farmer’s Market now buzzing since many gardens are now flourishing – there is more activity in town than usual – which we hope is the new usual.

Two events dot the horizon this summer of particular significance...

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The Old School has a Front Row Seat to the 2017 Solar Eclipse

This year’s total eclipse of the sun, cuts a path across the United States including – fortunately for us – right across the upper central portion of Missouri.

This Moon-shadow is coming right down main street, literally… because the Old School is located right on Main Street.

On August 21, just before the noon hour (depending on where you are), the moon will begin passing between the earth and the sun. Approximately one hour later, periods of totality – or complete darkness – will occur across the state.

Of the nearly 8600 miles of totality covered by this year’s eclipse, only about 2500 miles are over land and that path is only 70 miles wide and it’s cutting right across the United States...

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