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Shreveport  

Sundial: 138
State/Province:  Louisiana Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Poor
  Latitude:   32° 29.000' N Longitude: 93° 44.000' W
Location:
  • Centenary College of Louisiana, in front of Brown Chapel
 
Description:
  • Stone Dial vandalized. Gnomon missing, apparently knocked off with some damage to horizontal dial plate. Dial bears Roman numerals, from IV to VIII.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Centenary College
  • On pedestal. '1908-1958: Presented by the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce to Centenary College commemorating 50 years of distinguished educational leadership and service to Shreveport.'
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  • Construction Date: 1958