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Halifax  

Sundial 337
State/Province:  Nova Scotia Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
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Location:
  • Seaview Memorial Park
 
Description:
  • The dial is a circle 8 feet in diameter on the ground, with Roman numerals. The gnomon is concrete, stone, standing about 4 foot high It is a memorial to the original black settlers who lived on Campbell Road in Africville and to the members of the Seaview United Baptist Church. The stone sundial, approximately four feet high and eight feet in diameter, rests on a concrete base and points North toward Bedford basin. Inscribed on the side of the monument are the family names of some of the early Africville residents.
 
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  • Owner:
  • Family names of early residents
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  • Construction Date: 1988