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Sundial 239
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   42° 37' 15" N Longitude:   73° 40' 10" W
Location:
  • Van Schaick Island Country Club
 
Description:
  • 12' Bronze 10' Metal dial mounted on marble(?) square atop column. Roman numerals 5AM-7PM. 'Van Schaick Island Golf Club' on dial face above inscription. 'In memory of/ John F. Gaucas/ Who Served as Golf Professional at the/ Van Schaick Island Country Club/ 1944 to 1974' on small granite marker near base of dial.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner:
  • I count only the sunny hours
  • Designer:
  • Builder: Wheeler Brothers, Troy NY
  • Construction Date: 1975