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Watkins Glen  

Sundial 517
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   42° 22.76' N Longitude:   76° 52.24' W
Location:
  • 206 7th Street
 
Description:
  • A simple horizontal dial made of slate with a copper gnomon. Hour lines are brass rods artfully arranged from 6am to 6pm. The hour lines are corrected for longitude.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Joan Sala
  • Designer: John Vanderpyl
  • Builder: Joan Sala