Sundial: 102
State/Province:  Ohio Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 39° 43.713' N  84° 12.012' W
  • Carillon Historical Park
    1000 Carillon Blvd
    Dayton OH 45409
    Admission charge
    Dial is just south of the old Newcom Tavern
  • A circular granite dial about 2 feet (.75cm) in diameter. It has an ornate, very large triangular gnomon of brass decorated with flowers. The dial sits on a sculpted column with spreading base. Protected by brass railing that surrounds the dial. The dial was erected in 1896 to celebrate Dayton's centennial. The dial was moved from its former location on Monument Avenue (originally called Main Street) in front of Newcom Tavern and relocated during ceremonies marking the moving of Newcom Tavern to Carillon Park on May 1, 1965.
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Carillon Historical Park
  • On base:
    In Memory of the Early Settlers 1796-1896

    Inlay on Dial:
    "This sun dial was moved from it's former location on Monument Avenue and Reded Tate on May 1, 1965 at ceremonies marking the moving of Newcom Tavern to Carillon Park"

    Engraved on Dial
    "Memorial to the Early Settlers of Dayton
    Presented by the Log Cabin Committee
    Buckeye Iron & Brass Works, Makers, 1897
  • Designer: Log Cabin Committee
  • Builder: Buckeye Iron & Brass Works
  • Construction Date: 1897
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