Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

South Burlington  

Sundial 695
State/Province:  Vermont Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Calendrical Condition:  Good
Latitude:   44° 26.580' N Longitude:   73° 11.220' W
Location:
  • Within meditative labyrinth behind All Saints Episcopal Church
    1250 Spear Street
    South Burlington
 
Description:
  • A calendrical dial sculpture of light beams projected onto the crushed stone surface of a 60 foot diameter meditative labyrinth. Two cylindrical focusing mirrors are located atop 10 foot poles and project short bars of sunlight that wander around the labyrinth but intersect on the equinoxes and winter solstice to form a cross at the center of the labyrinth at solar noon.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: All Saints Episcopal Church, Burlington, Vermont
  • Designer: Kate Pond, with Bill Gottesman consulting
  • Builder: Kate Pond
  • Construction Date: 2002
 

Last Revised: 7/23/2011 11:15