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Elmira  

Sundial 811
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   42° 05.417' N Longitude:   76° 48.450' W
Location:
  • Trinity Episcopal Church
    304 North Main Street
    Elmira, New York 14901
    Dial is on the south facing wall of the chapel building of the church
 
Description:
  • The white concrete dial face with surrounding dark red Arabic hour numbers is approximately 2 foot tall by 4 foot wide. The hour angles are clean grooves in the concrete. All are easily visible from ground level. Most striking is the steel gnomon painted bright yellow with an ornate central cut-out of a triangle symbolizing the trinity.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Trinity Episcopal Church
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 

Last Revised: 2015-12-05 20:22