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Sundial: 545
State/Province:  Pennsylvania Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 39° 59.000' N  76° 14.000' W
  • Visitor's entrance to the Lampeter-Strasburg High School along Book Road at Village Road, Rt. 741 in Lancaster County.
  • A 32x64-inch cast stone vertical declining dial located 25 feet up a vertical column at the school's entrance. An EOT plaque is located below the dial.
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Lampeter-Strasburg School District
  • Quote from Ben Franklin, "Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sun-dial in the shade?"
  • Designer: Lewis & Associates Architects, Lancaster, PA
  • Builder: Lobar General Contractor, Dillsburg, PA
  • Construction Date: August, 2005

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