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North American Sundial Society

Tempe  

Sundial 9
State/Province:  Arizona Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Good
Latitude:   33° 24' N Longitude:   111° 50' W
Location:
  • Tempe Historical Society Cor. Rural & Southern
 
Description:
  • A 17 inch diameter bronze horizontal dial, mounted in a metal collar that slopes 5 deg S to correct for Tempe latitude of 33 N. The dial face has radiating hour, half-hour and 15-minute lines, encircled by the inscription "Grow old along with me. The best is yet to be." On the outside of the inscription are Roman numerals from VI to VI. Filling out the outer circle is inscribed "Tempe Garden Club". The dial sits on top of a square pedestal approximately 2 feet high
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Tempe Historical Society
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