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Waterbury  

Sundial 757
State/Province:  Connecticut Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Armillary Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   41° 32.925' N Longitude:   73° 04.355' W
Location:
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College
    Front of campus between Poet's Circle entrance walkway and water spillway
    750 Chase Parkway
    Waterbury
 
Description:
  • A 24 inch diameter armillary with meridian, horizon, equatorial, tropic, Arctic and Antarctic rings. Equatorial ring is engraved with Roman hour numerals. The dial is supported on a narrow 4 foot tall granite pedestal.

    The pedestal includes a plaque with an EOT graph and is inscribed to indicate the dial is the Class Gift of 2010.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Naugatuck Valley Community College
  • Lord, teach us to number our days rightly, and to apply our hearts unto wisdom--Psalm XC
  • Designer: John Close
  • Builder: John Close
  • Construction Date: 11-Aug
 

Last Revised: 6/27/2012 0:25