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North American Sundial Society

Denver  

Sundial 286
State/Province:  Colorado Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  
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Location:
  • City Park, west of pavilion
 
Description:
  • A large horizontal 6 1/2 ft. x 4 ft. dial in bronze A child figure stands, casting a shadow on the sundial. Child's hands should hold a gnomon rod, now missing. Dial and figure are placed atop a granite pedestal.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Denver
  • A gift to Denver/ by S. T Sorpis [sic]/ in memory of/ Elizabeth Allen Sopris/ A pioneer of 1860/ Erected A.D. 1925
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  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1925
 
References:
  • IAPS Listing, May 95