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Stouffville  

Sundial 751
State/Province:  Ontario Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   43° 58.221' N Longitude:   79° 15.346' W
Location:
  • Richardson Masonic Hall
    279 Second Street
    Second St. at North Line
    Stouffville
 
Description:
  • A 42 x 72 inch, 10 inch thick, 3300 pound black granite vertical dial on a 5 foot high steel tube pedestal. Gnomon is a 5/16-inch stainless steel shaft with a dowel-type nodus to mark solar declination. Dial shows EDST with longitude correction. Dial face includes hour and half-hour lines, and equinox and winter and summer declination lines. Dial center is the pivot of the compasses in the Masonic Square and Compass emblem, with oak leaves.

    Below the dial is a 12 x 72 inch oak plaque inscribed with dedication information and two brass plaques with dial information and EOT graph.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Richardson Masonic Lodge
  • AS ABOVE, SO BELOW
  • Designer: Don Petrie, Kelly Holden
  • Builder: Kelly Holden
  • Construction Date: 15-Jun-10
 

Last Revised: 6/26/2012 12:34