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Phoenix  

Sundial: 7
State/Province:  Arizona Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Fair
  Latitude and Longitude: 33° 0.000' N  112° 0.000' W
Location:
  • Rose Garden, SW corner of 15th Ave & Holly St.
 
Description:
  • This large ground-level horizontal dial designed by Charles Keener. Dial is a circular concrete slab 62 in. diameter and 8 in. thick. The gnomon is 30 in. high, 41 in. substile, 55 in. stile. Dial has Roman numerals. Unfortunately, the 6AM and 8AM numerals are missing. Ground level dial composed of concrete slab 62 inch diameter and 8 inch thick.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Valley Garden Center
  • Plaque mounted near top of gnomon reads "Sundial - 1962/ Donated by/ Sundial Garden Club"
  • Designer: Charles E. Keener
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 17-Mar-62
 

Last Revised: 6/27/2013 20:20
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