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Napanee  

Sundial 171
State/Province:  Ontario Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Armillary Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   44° 15' N Longitude:   78° 58' W
Location:
  • across the street from Napanee Golf Club
 
Description:
  • 4 ft Steel Sphere. Gnomon frame and dial frame made of 6 in. x 4 ft. steel wagon tires. Gnomon is 6 in. diameter steel rod. Mounted on base using standard pipe fittings. Dial sits atop a 2.5 inch diameter pipe.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Private
  • Designer: Mac Smith
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: Jul-60
 
References:
  • The Napanee [Ontario] Beaver, Sept 6, 1995 (Newspaper)