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Saline  

Sundial 631
State/Province:  Michigan Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   42° 06' N Longitude:   83° 42' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Private home of Richard Isaacs
 
Description:
  • A north-facing vertical dial of wood approximately 30 inches square with steel gnomon. Gnomon support includes "M M" representing 2000 millennium. Dial face includes script "RJ" for owner's initials as well as additional "M M" symbology. Hour markings show Eastern Standard Summer Time. Dial is displayed during summer months only, during which time it can be seen from the street.

    Dial is on private property but can seen from a public street.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Dr. and Mrs. Isaacs (Richard Isaacs)
  • M M R J
    Saline
    E. Standard Time Local coordinates
  • Designer: M. D. J. Isaacs (Mike Isaacs)
  • Builder: M. D. J. Isaacs (Mike Isaacs)
  • Construction Date: 2000