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Philadelphia  

Sundial 157
State/Province:  Pennsylvania Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  
Latitude:   40° 02' N Longitude:   75° 10' W
Location:
  • W. of access road from Coulter St. to the Germantown Friends School, 43 W. Coulter
    One block from Philadelphia #156
 
Description:
  • A 1 foot diameter bronze horizontal dial on a square granite pedestal 3 feet tall. Possibly made in 18th century. Beautiful engraving.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner:
  • "OUR DAYS ON EARTH ARE AS A SHADOW, AND THERE IS NONE ABIDING."
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