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Sundial 85
State/Province:  Connecticut Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Pillar Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   41° 48' N Longitude:   72° 15' W
Location:
  • University of Connecticut, east of Hillside Road and south of Glenbrook Road, between Student Union and Benton Museum
 
Description:
  • Waugh memorial dial. Not oriented on cardinal points. It was rotated to avoid tree and adjacent building shadows. Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Lynch Sr., the Alumni Association, and funds raised for the purpose. The stone pillar is 12 ft. high. Constructed by the firm of Kenneth Lynch & Sons.
 
General Information:
  • Owner:
  • Designer: Albert Waugh
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1974
 
References:
  • Lawrence E. Jones, "The Waugh Dials",
    NASS Compendium, Vol 2, No. 4, p.2, Dec 1995