Sundial: 1075
State/Province:  Illinois Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 41° 52.800' N  88° 00.467' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Dial is located in the back yard of a private residence. To see dial, contact owner at tperetti@yahoo.com
  • Classic black cast iron sundial 9.5 inches (24 cm) in diameter. Chapter ring with Roman numerals 5am - 7pm. Delineated with notches every fifteen minutes. Cast iron gnomon with bird interior, painted as brass. No noon gap for the half-inch (1.25 cm) thick gnomon. The original red oak wood pedestal was rebuilt in the summer of 2022. For added durability the pedestal was finished with several coats of Epifanes Yacht Enamel
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Peretti Family
  • Outer edge of dial: "I Count None But Sunny Hours".

    South of Gnomon is a classic embossed hour glass surrounded by wings
  • Designer: Virginia Metalcrafters (Waynesboro, VA)
  • Builder: Virginia Metalcrafters (Waynesboro, VA)
  • Construction Date: circa 1940

Last Revised: 2022-12-02 18:23