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Madison  

Sundial: 729
State/Province:  Wisconsin Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 43° 5.523' N  89° 20.056' W
Location:
  • Olbrich Botanical Garden
    3330 Atwood Avenue
    Madison
 
Description:
  • An octagonal limestone horizontal dial with bronze gnomon. Hour lines are hand chiseled with no hour numerals. The noon line includes an inset bronze triangle.

    Viewing the dial within the garden requires an admission fee.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Olbrich Botanical Garden
  • Designer: Mike Burns
  • Builder: MB Metalworks
  • Construction Date: 2006
 

Last Revised: 8/7/2011 10:29

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