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Marshall  

Sundial 642
State/Province:  North Carolina Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  Good
Latitude:   35° 47.741' N Longitude:   82° 40.827' W
Location:
  • NE side of Main Street in small park adjacent to 251 South Main St.
    Main Street is US 25/70 Business
    Marshall, North Carolina
 
Description:
  • An armillary steel ring equatorial dial approximately 4 feet diameter. Hour ring has Roman numerals cut through the ring to show EST. Mounted on a concrete pedestal marked with city name and builder's mark. The pedestal is also marked with Marshall town map coordinates 35.79° N, 82.68° W, which are not the precise coordinates of the dial. Weathered finish is green enamel paint on steel. The concrete pedestal is marked with Marshall city name, builder's mark and approximate coordinates.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Town of Marshall, North Carolina
  • Designer: Brian Leonard
  • Builder: Brian Leonard, Appalachian Ironworks L.L.C., Marshall, North Carolina
  • Construction Date: 2001