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North American Sundial Society

New York  

Sundial 249
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  
Latitude:   40° 47' N Longitude:   73° 58' W
Location:
  • Central Park Shakespeare Garden, South of Delacorte Theater
    East of Weat Dr. and W. 79th St. Transverse Rd. in the park.
 
Description:
  • A 10 inch diameter rough brass horizontal dial, painted brown, on a 3 foot cement pedestal. Gnomon is damaged. Roman hour numerals. Dial sits atop a cast stone pedestal about 3 feet high.
 
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References:
  • New York Times, Apr. 15, 1997 p. C13. 'The Sundials of New York City'