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Cambridge  

Sundial 556
State/Province:  Massachusetts Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Fair
Latitude:   42° 22' N Longitude:   71° 06' W
Location:
  • Harvard University behind Holden Chapel
 
Description:
  • A stone horizontal dial on a pedestal about 4 ft. high donated to Harvard by class of 1870.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Harvard University
  • On this moment hangs eternity
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: somewhat after 1870