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North American Sundial Society

St. Louis  

Sundial: 941
State/Province:  Missouri Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude:   38° 36.766' N Longitude: 90° 15.679' W
Location:
  • The dial is located in the Kemper Home Gardening Center within the Missouri Botanical Garden.
    4344 Shaw Blvd. St. Louis, Missouri.
 
Description:
  • The dial has a horizontal plate about 10.5 inches in diameter made of bronze with a green-grey patina. The plate is sculpted as a sunflower. Hour lines are inscribed every 15 minutes and hours indicated in Arabic numbers.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Missouri Botanical Garden
  • "How could such sweet and wholesome hours be reckoned but with herbs and flowers."
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 

Last Revised: 2019-01-24 18:32