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Sundial 196
State/Province:  Ohio Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   40° 48' N Longitude:   81° 56' W
Location:
  • Wooster College, corner of Kaunke Hall
 
Description:
  • Brass or bronze Gift to the College from the Class of 1907. On S side of gnomon, an embossed figure, possibly Father Time with scythe. Mounted atop a carved stope base with motto, "United in time, parted in time to be reunited when time shall be no more."
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Wooster College
  • 'Grow old along with me. The best is yet to be' around dial face
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 
References:
  • Magazine of the College of Wooster, 1988