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Kokomo  

Sundial 867
State/Province:  Indiana Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   40° 25.200' N Longitude:   86° 16.086' W
Location:
  • In Kokomo, at the northeast corner of Russiaville Public Library parking lot. The sundial is at the entrance of the newly developed green space as a Nature Exploration outdoor classroom.
 
Description:
  • This brightly decorated analemmatic sundial is painted on the asphalt to look like a book turning into flowers, showing the combination of literacy and nature. The dial is approximately 10 foot wide with hour marks from 5am to 7pm with drawings of various flowers. Noon is marked with a large sunflower. The central walkway is simply done with the abbreviated names of the months, one column in green, the other in red.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Kokomo-Howard County Public Library
  • "With freedom books, flowers & the moon, who could not be happy?" - Oscar Wilde
  • Designer: Doug Eglen
  • Builder: Carey Howerton
  • Construction Date: 21 May 2017
 

Last Revised: 2017-06-05 22:05