Sundial: 1045
State/Province:  Nebraska Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 40° 57.460' N  96° 14.219' W
  • Emmanuel Church Cemetery at intersection of Church Rd and 334 St. About 5 miles north east of Murdock, NE.

    Within the cemetery, dial located in south west corner with
    headstones of August and Mary Ruge.
  • This is a standard, but lovely, brass sundial 8 inches in diameter. Chapter ring has hour marks from VI to VI, with short hour lines extending inward from the ring. The gnomon has the traditional silhouette of a bird beneath the gnomon style. An hour glass centered in wings is below the foot of the gnomon. The Headstones of August and Mary Ruge have a marble pillar (12 x 12 x 24 inches) between them, and the dial is on the top of that pillar.
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Ruge Family
  • On Dial
    "Light Follows Darkness"

    On Pillar
    "The Hours Part Us But They Bring Us Together Again"
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: Possibly 1966

Last Revised: 2022-04-03 20:46