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Saint John  

Sundial 743
State/Province:  New Brunswick Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   45° 17.367' N Longitude:   66° 03.384' W
Location:
  • Rockwood Park, Lily Lake Pavilion
    55 Lake Drive South
    Saint John
 
Description:
  • A large horizontal dial whose cast metal gnomon is a sculpture commemorating the Canadian National Day of Mourning. The gnomon is supported by statues representing toiling laborers. The surrounding brick courtyard includes bricks marked with Roman hour numerals.

    The dial sculpture is identified as the Day of Mourning Monument and was dedicated on the Canadian National Day of Mourning, April 28, honoring those workers in Canada who have been killed, injured or disabled on the job.
 
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  • Construction Date: 28-Apr-11
 

Last Revised: 6/25/2012 12:10