Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Seattle  

Sundial 74
State/Province:  Washington Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Condition:  Poor
Latitude:   Longitude:  
Location:
  • Gasworks Park On top of the Great Mound, overlooking Lake Union
 
Description:
  • 27' Bronze, concrete Viewer becomes the gnomon. As of 1994, structure is unstable and corroded. Badly in need of refurbishing. Press release w/quotes from designer on file.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Seattle
  • Plaque with instructions for viewer.
  • Designer: Charles Greening
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1978
 
References:
  • IAPS Listing, May 95