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Denver  

Sundial 672
State/Province:  Colorado Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   39° 44.775' N Longitude:   104° 57.201' W
Location:
  • Denver City Park
    Civil War Memorial
    Denver
 
Description:
  • A cast bronze round horizontal dial with 4 AM to 7 PM hour lines and Roman numerals. The gnomon has an unusual curved root, making it appear to be misplaced to the south on the dial face when it appears to actually be correctly placed. Dial sits on a marble pedestal
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner:
  • CLEAR IS THE BUGLE CALL; STEADY THE FOOTSTEPS FALL; VETERANS, HEROES ALL, PASS IN PARADE Jean Bosquet (on dial face)
    Erected in Memory of OUR FATHERS by the Daughters of Union Veterans of the CIVIL WAR 1861-1865 (on pedestal)
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