Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Gettysburg  

Sundial 700
State/Province:  Pennsylvania Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   39° 47.5' N Longitude:   77° 15.5' W
Location:
  • Rear lawn
    Eisenhower National Historical Site
 
Description:
  • A hexagonal bronze horizontal dial located on the rear lawn of the Eisenhower National Historical Site. The dial was a gift of the Radio and Television Correspondents Association. Dial face includes hour lines with Roman hour numerals and the inscription Tempus Fugit. The dial and a small plaque are mounted on a 120 mm artillery shell.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: US National Park Service
  • Tempus Fugit
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1955
 

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