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North American Sundial Society

Swanton  

Sundial 72
State/Province:  Vermont Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Fair
Latitude:   Longitude:  
Location:
  • Swanton Elementary School
 
Description:
  • Cedar wood 10' cedar pole covered with copper tiles forms the gnomon. Flowers and an evergreen hedge mark shadow paths of equinoxes and solstices. IAPS Listing survey May 1992. Some hour markers missing.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Swanton Elementary School
  • Designer: Kate Pond
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1993
 
References:
  • IAPS Listing, May 95.
    NASS Compendium, Vol. 1 No. 2, p.16. June 1994