Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Phoenix  

Sundial: 940
State/Province:  Arizona Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 33° 25.198' N  112° 4.272' W
Location:
  • Along the trail at The Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center
    3131 S. Central Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85040
    Phone: 602-468-6470
    Tuesday- Friday: 9am - 4pm
    Saturday: 9am - 1pm
 
Description:
  • On a trail of desert scrub is a cleared circular area, defined by a low pile of river stones as the border. Within is a titled analemmatic sundial about 30 feet across. The center walkway is made of sized adobe-red concrete tiles for each month. The abbreviation of each month is set into the tile. The matching hours on their elliptical arc are marked with small adobe-red concrete circles.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Audubon Society
  • Spirit of the Eagle
    Justin Sterling Hicks
    Troop 109
  • Designer: Austin Hicks
  • Builder: Scouts of Troop 109
  • Construction Date: Feb 16, 2016
 
References: Web Links:
  • Local Channel 3 in Phoenix: " Fields Moseley and crew met four scouts and the Hicks family at Rio Salado Audubon Center ... about Austin Hick’s Eagle Project. Austin, of Troop 109’s ... was tragically lost in an auto accident late last year. Austin was a Life Scout and planning his project at the Audubon Center... On project day, over 45 members of Troop 109, friends and family came out and made the project a complete success." Austin designed the sundial.

Last Revised: 2019-01-24 18:32
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