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Holt  

Sundial 646
State/Province:  Michigan Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   42° 39.22' N Longitude:   84° 30.52' W
Location:
  • North side of Maple Ridge Cemetery
    On Willoughby Road, between Pine Tree Road and Aurelius Road
    Holt, MI
 
Description:
  • A four foot high equatorial dial possibly of painted cast aluminum on a four foot high segmented granite pedestal. Hour ring displays Roman numerals for EST with five minute marks with longitude correction. Tiles of pedestal bear names and birth/death dates of those memorialized.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Maple Ridge Cemetery
  • Tiles of pedestal bear names and birth/death date of those memorialized.
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: Approx. 2000-2009