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Omaha  

Sundial 655
State/Province:  Nebraska Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Armillary Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   41° 14.316' N Longitude:   95° 55.110' W
Location:
  • Lauritzen Gardens,
    Omaha's Botanical Center
    100 Bancroft Street
    Omaha, Nebraska
 
Description:
  • A five foot diameter stainless steel armillary dial with central gnomon rod and equatorial, horizon, meridian and equinoctial colure rings. CST and CDST hours are marked with Arabic numerals. The dial rests on a polished black granite base of two supporting arms. The dial is located at the center of the Robert H. Storz Family Rose Garden within Lauritzen Gardens. Dial sits atop a two-arm polished black granite base approximately 4 feet tall.

    Viewing the dial requires paid admission to the Gardens.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha's Botanical Center
  • Designer: Milt Heinrich, artist
  • Builder:
 
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