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North American Sundial Society

Pittsburgh  

Sundial 110
State/Province:  Pennsylvania Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   40° 27' N Longitude:   79° 57' W
Location:
  • Soldiers & Sailors Memorial
    Front lawn
    4141 Fifth Avenue
    5th Ave and Bigelow Blvd.
    Oakland
 
Description:
  • A horizontal dial of brass about 18 inches in diameter with a fluted edge. The gnomon is a simple design. The dial is supported by four balusters resting on a larger circular base.

    SUNDIAL HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM BASE
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: City of Pittsburgh
  • Inscribed, "To honor our fathers The Grand Army of the Republic, Aug. 1939"
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1939
 
References:
  • See Dial #436