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Santa Clara  

Sundial 774
State/Province:  California Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  Good
Latitude:   37° 19.989" N Longitude:   121° 57.169' W
Location:
  • Mission City Memorial Park Cemetery
    420 North Winchester Blvd.
    Santa Clara
 
Description:
  • A 5 foot 9 inch wide cast bronze ring equatorial dial on a low brick mortared pedestal. The full semicircular hour ring has hour, half-hour, fifteen minute and 5 minute marks, and Roman hour numerals. The dial is lightly patinated and has a central gnomon rod with arrowhead.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Mission City Memorial Park
  • Designer:
  • Builder: Jas. H. Matthews & Co.
  • Construction Date: July/August 1973
 

Last Revised: 6/13/2013 16:32