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Lafayette  

Sundial: 376
State/Province:  Indiana Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 40° 25.147' N  86° 53.784' W
Location:
  • John T. Meyers Pedestrian Bridge, crossing the Wabash river that connects the cities of West Lafayette and Lafayette.
 
Description:
  • An 8 foot high equatorial dial of welded stainless steel with a brass gnomon and brass equatorial ring. The 60 inch diameter equatorial ring is engraved with hour marks and Roman numerals. Dial was commissioned by the cities of Lafayette and West Lafayette in celebration of the Millennium. Dial sits atop a short concrete pedestal.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Cities of Lafayette and West Lafayette
  • Inscribed as the "Millennium Sundial'
  • Designer: David L. Aho
  • Builder: David L. Aho
  • Construction Date: Oct-99
 

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