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Alexandria  

Sundial 253
State/Province:  Virginia Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Good
Latitude:   38° 48.380' N Longitude:   77° 02.810' W
Location: Access: Public/Private access to this dial is unknown.
  • South-facing wall of US Post Office
    Corner of Cameron St. at N. Washington St.
 
Description:
  • A carved vertical dial approximately 46x41 inch, probably of sandstone, placed about 13 feet above street level. Dial face declines 22° W.
 
General Information:
  • Owner:
  • Designer: James Rhodes
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: ca 1970
 
References:
  • NASS Other Sundials of the Greater Washington Area
 
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Last Revised: 7/3/2013 9:37