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Sundial 339
State/Province:  New Jersey Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Pillar Condition:  Good
Latitude:   40° 21' N Longitude:   74° 39 W
Location:
  • Princeton University
    Court of McCosh Hall, south of the University Chapel
 
Description:
  • A 22 ft high stone pillar dial, given by Sir William Mather, governor of Victoria University, Manchester, England, in 1907. It is a reproduction of the famous Turnbull dial of Corpus Christi College in England. This replica is the same as the one at Pomfret School, in CT. (#84). It was unveiled by Woodrow Wilson in 1907.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Princeton University
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  • Construction Date: 1907