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Pittsford  

Sundial 438
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Fair
Latitude:   43° 05' N Longitude:   77° 31' W
Location:
  • On Spring House, 3001 Monroe Ave, near the Erie Canal
 
Description:
  • This old vertical north facing dial in on the Spring House, constructed circa 1822. The building was an old Erie Canal Inn. The dial is about 48 inches high by 30 inches wide, made of wood and painted with a white boarder. The gnomon is also white painted wood and "looks upside down" because the dial faces north. The dial and gnomon have been repainted several times.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: The Spring House
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: ca 1822
 

Last Revised: 2016-10-20-14:47