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Saratoga Springs  

Sundial 304
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   43° 03' 13" N Longitude:   73° 48' 29" W
Location:
  • Along Route 50 at Entrance to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center
 
Description:
  • A horizontal dial 43 feet in diameter, built on a raised circle flower bed raised about 3 feet above the ground. Outside the raised circle the hours are shown by roman numbers are embedded in the walkway. The metal gnomon is approximately 20 feet above ground and is centered in the raised flower bed.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Saratoga Springs
  • Inscribed: Dedicated in Memory of Newman E. "Pete" Wait, Jr. president of the Saratoga Performing Arts Center from 1968 to 1972. This time piece commemorates his soaring spirit, practical nature, and sense of tradition, all of which helped create this wonderful center for the performing arts.
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