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Williamsburg  

Sundial 363
State/Province:  Virginia Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   37° 34' N Longitude:   76° 46' W
Location:
  • Camp Chickahominy Boy Scout Camp
 
Description:
  • Bronze horizontal dial 36 inches in diameter. The sundial was constructed in memory of their beloved scoutmaster Sydney "Mike" Mitchell. The $3000 cost was donated from former scouts and friends. The Boy Scout Law is cast around the outer diameter of the sundial. Various Scouting awards that the Scoutmaster received are also cast into the sundial.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Boy Scouts of America
  • Inscribed- "Dedicated to the memory of Sydney "Mike" Mitchell Scoutmaster BSA Troup 14, Sixty Two Years of Scouting. "Remember? You Only Get Out of Scouting What You Put Into It."
  • Designer: Robert L. Whetstine
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1992