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San Carlos  

Sundial 424
State/Province:  California Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   37° 29' 21" N Longitude:   122° 15' 57" W
Location:
  • Corner of Graceland and Forest Lane, mounted on end wall of home at 2 Forest Lane
 
Description:
  • This vertical dial is approximately 4 foot high by 6 foot long, mounted on the end wall of a house that can be publicly viewed. Dial has hour lines and lines marking the equator and solstice shadow limits. Made of wood and brass.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Ken Struven
  • Inscribed "The sun has the power to show the hour"
  • Designer: Ken Struven
  • Builder: Ken Struven
  • Construction Date: May-99