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Flemington  

Sundial 355
State/Province:  New Jersey Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   40° 31' N Longitude:   74° 52' W
Location:
  • In front of the Hunterdon County Justice Center on the corner of Capner Street and Park Ave.
 
Description:
  • Horizontal dial with an intricately hand cut stainless steel gnomon with a cast bronze dial face. The shadow casting style is the lower edge of the large gnomon. A second short gnomon indicates solstice and equinox dates. Dial sits atop a 700 lb stone pedestal base.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner:
  • Respice, Aspice, Prospice
    translated: "Look back, Look around, Look ahead"
    Inscription by the designer selected as fitting for someone going in and out of the courts of the justice system.
  • Designer: Anthony Cordasco
  • Builder: Anthony Cordasco
  • Construction Date: 1996
 

Last Revised: 2-04-2017 18:07