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Houston  

Sundial 686
State/Province:  Texas Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   29° 46.893' N Longitude:   95° 37.463' W
Location:
  • Terry Hershey Park
    15200 Memorial Avenue
    Houston
    North of gazebo
 
Description:
  • A large analemmatic dial of paving stones, square limestone hour posts with Arabic hour numerals and polished granite date line. Hour numerals show Standard Time. Dial has a concrete border around perimeter.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Harris County Parks
  • Designer: Harris County Engineering Department and Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1999