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Kearney  

Sundial 722
State/Province:  Nebraska Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   40° 40.923' N Longitude:   99° 06.441' W
Location:
  • Yanney Heritage Park
    2020 West 11th Street
    Kearney
 
Description:
  • A 32 inch diameter bicolored Coconino sandstone horizontal dial with hour, half and quarter hour marks and Arabic hour numerals showing DST with longitude correction. The large noon gap is marked, High Noon. Dial face has carved time ribbon with inlayed brass balls on quarter hours. Gnomon sides show carved sunface and moonface. Dial is placed on a cast concrete pedestal approximately 20 inches high.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: City of Kearney, Nebraska
  • E. K. and Mary Yanney Heritage Park
    DEDICATED JUNE 2010
    THOMAS W. TYE II - PRESIDENT
  • Designer: John Carmichael
  • Builder: John Carmichael
  • Construction Date: 10-Jul
 

Last Revised: 7/23/2011 11:15