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Sundial 591
State/Province:  New Jersey Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  
Latitude:   40° 21' N Longitude:   74° 39' W
Location:
  • Princeton University Butler College
    Between Wu Hall and 1942 Hall
 
Description:
  • White marble 5x5 foot vertical dial declines 23° E with metal gnomon. Sits atop 12 foot cement pillar. Hour lines with Roman numerals are shown for every hour from 6 AM to 3 PM. North side of dial face depicts a tiger; donators Lee & Margaret Butler are named below with date 1983.
 
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  • Construction Date: 1983