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Terre Haute   Sundial 586
State/Province:  Indiana Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Calendrical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   39? 30' N Longitude:   87? 30' W
Location:
  • Indiana State University
    North entrance to Stalker Hall
    Between Chestnut and Eagle,
    6th and 7th Streets in downtown Terre Haute
 
Description:
  • Via Solaris, a 20x15x4 foot granite, stainless steel and bronze calendrical dial showing yearly equinoxes and summer solstice.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Indiana State University
  • Designer: John Van Alstine
  • Builder: John Van Alstine
  • Construction Date: 6-Sep