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Omaha  

Sundial 598
State/Province:  Nebraska Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   41° 19.5' N Longitude:   95° 59.4' W
Location:
  • Forest Lawn Cemetery
    7909 Mormon Bridge Road
    Omaha
 
Description:
  • A 7.5 foot diameter horizontal dial of water jet cut sheet bronze and cast bronze side molding with a 45 inch high gnomon. Very large Roman numerals show hours from 10 AM to 5 PM in Daylight Saving Time with longitude correction. The bronze dial rests on a short concrete and brick pedestal.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Forest Lawn Cemetery
  • Designer: John Carmichael
  • Builder: Matthew Plazcek
  • Construction Date: 2004
 
 
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