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Solar Eclipse Glasses Available at Mills Hardware

Arnold, Nebraska, sits in the center of a narrow band only 70 miles wide that stretches from Oregon to South Carolina in which viewers will be able to see the 2017 Great American Total Solar Eclipse in totality. 

The last time an eclipse crossed the U.S. from coast to coast was in 1918. This is the first total solar eclipse that is exclusive to the U.S. in our nation's history.

Plan ahead to view this rare phenomenon! Proper eye protection is a must—viewing the eclipse without it can permanently damage your eyes. Sunglasses or a few spotty clouds will not protect your eyes from the harmful UV rays. You will need sunglasses that are made especially for viewing a solar eclipse. 

Mills Hardware will have commemorative "Arnold" solar eclipse glasses available for purchase. All proceeds will go to Homeward Trail Bible Camp, and your purchase also includes a special guide book.

This major event will take place on Monday, August 21. Totality will begin at 12:54 p.m. and will last two minutes thirty-three seconds, one of the longest totality times on the map. (See local circumstances here.)

Please be respectful of local landowners! Ask permission to view this event from any area and obey No Trespassing signs. There may be safety reasons a landowner isn't allowing public viewing.

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1 comment (Add your own)

1. James Hughes wrote:
My wife and I are doing a trip from Montreal to Denver and estimate we would be close to Arnold on the 21st. We will be traveling with a travel trailer and truck and was wondering if there would be a good spot to park to observe the total eclipse? Would there be space to park a truck / trailer combination of around 40ft in length?

We’re not looking for an overnight stay, we need to be in Cheyenne by around 5pm that day, so this would be a stop to observe the total eclipse.

Jim & Cathy

Montreal, Canada

Mon, July 24, 2017 @ 12:09 PM

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