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Lucedale  

Sundial 820
State/Province:  Mississippi Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Alignment Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   30° 55.600' N Longitude:   88° 35.367' W
Location:
  • Lucedale City Park on Oak Street
 
Description:
  • This is a Veteran's Memorial consisting of a set of five large stainless steel panels with holes that guide sunlight to strike a memorial plaque. The alignment is designed to commemorate the signing of the armistice ending World War One, illuminating the plaque on Nov 11th at 11:00AM

    The concept of this monument was taken from one built in Anthem AZ, however the details of the design are different. It is designed for the sun's alignment at altitude of 40.7° and azimuth of 167.9°.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: City of Lucedale
  • Plaque is inscribed: Veteran's Memorial
    On Nov. 11 at 11:00 AM the sun will spotlight the plaque commemorating the date and time of the signing of the Armistice ending WWI.
    The citizens of Lucedale wish to thank all of our veterans for their service and sacrifice.
    Erected by the City of Lucedale
    Mayor Doug Lee
    Board of Aldermen
    Carrie Moulds - Ward I
    Lloyd Welford - Ward II
    Jason Martin - Ward III
    Payton Dudley - Ward IV
    Louis Valentine - At Large
    Kathy Johnson – City Clerk
    Cheryl P
  • Designer: James Corley
  • Builder: City of Lucedale
  • Construction Date: November 11, 2015
 
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