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Ocean Shores  

Sundial 842
State/Province:  Washington Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   46° 58.682' N Longitude:   124° 08.754' W
Location:
  • Corner of Wildwood Ave SE and Chaparral SE in the residential neighborhood Triangle Park of Ocean Shores
 
Description:
  • This large horizontal dial has a gnomon in the shape of an anchor and concrete minimalist dial surface in the shape of a triangle, keeping the theme of the location "Triangle Park". Three time Arabic hour numbers of 9, 12 and 3 are embedded into the concrete slab and two other time marks of 6am and 6pm are on separate pads located outside the main dial area.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: City of Ocean Shores
  • Designer: Ronald Thomasson
  • Builder: Triangle Park Volunteers
  • Construction Date: Dedicated September 29, 2016
 
References:
  • The park was created on city land by the "Triangle Park Volunteers" (neighborhood residents) who provided the ideas, design, money, and labor for the dial's construction. The park is part of the City of Ocean Shores "Adopt a Park" program.

Last Revised: 2016-09-26 16:11