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Parma  

Sundial 580
State/Province:  Ohio Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Armillary Condition:  Very Good
Latitude:   41° 23' N Longitude:   81° 44' W
Location:
  • In front of Parma City Hall at Ridge Road and West Ridgewood Drive.
 
Description:
  • A three foot armillary sundial with equatorial ring and gnomon pointer on a stone base with dedication plaque. Dial was built by the local high school vocational welding class in 1988.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: City of Parma, Ohio
  • Progress through partnership. This armillary sundial was created by instructor Jim Casey's vocational welding class at Parma Senior H.S. and donated to the city on June 7, 1988.
    Michael Ries Mayor
    Walter Olszewski Superintendent
  • Designer: Possibly Jim Casey
  • Builder: Jim Casey's high school welding class
  • Construction Date: 7-Jun-88