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Sundial 371
State/Province:  Colorado Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
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Location:
  • Herb Garden of the Denver Botanic Gardens, 1005 York Street Denver, CO
 
Description:
  • The horizontal stone dial face is about 45 inches across, and is raised eight inches above ground level. It is inscribed with hours from IV to VIII. The dial was created about 1974 in memory of Persis McMurtrie Owen, who designed the west herb garden of the Botanic Gardens in 1964. See NASS Compendium Vol. 6 No. 2, June 1998
 
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  • Construction Date: 1974
 
References:
  • NASS Compendium Vol. 6 No. 2, p.1, June 1998