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Pittsburgh  

Sundial 107
State/Province:  Pennsylvania Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Fair
Latitude:   40° 27' N Longitude:   79° 57' W
Location:
  • Stephen Foster Memorial
    15213 Forbes Avenue (in Oakland)
    West front yard of the theatre nearby.
 
Description:
  • A small horizontal metal dial perhaps 10 or 12 inches in diameter. The gnomon sits in the middle of the dial with an ornate cross-brace support. Surrounding the dial are two inscriptions. Gnomon is missing. The dial sits on a square stone supported by a square column of white stone.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner:
  • RE-ERECTED ON THE CAMPUS OF UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURG AND RE-DEDICATED TO THE STEPHEN FOSTER MEMORIAL MAY 9, 1941.
  • Designer:
  • Builder: