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Clifton Village  

Sundial 610
State/Province:  Ohio Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   39° 48.0' N Longitude:   83° 49.7' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Residence of Dave Hild
    238 Tanyard Road
    Yellow Springs, OH
    Located at north end of Clifton Village.
 
Description:
  • A 35 x 23 inch vertical acrylic painted wood dial. Dial face includes longitude-corrected hour lines with Roman numerals, noon analemma, and equinox and zodiacal declination arcs. The dial is designed for a declination of 1° 18' West of South. Dial nomenclature includes location, declination and time zone offset.

    Dial is on private property but owner welcomes visitors who arrange viewing by calling.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Dave Hild; contact phone 937-767-2330
  • "Lucem Demonstrat Umbra"
  • Designer: Dave Hild
  • Builder: Dave Hild
  • Construction Date: October, 2007