Nashville  

Sundial: 1053
State/Province:  Tennessee Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Armillary Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 36° 08.660' N  86° 48.480' W
Location:
  • Vanderbilt University campus in the NE coroner of the inner courtyard of Chatman Quad. You must pass thorough the Medical Research Building III to find it.
 
Description:
  • A brass armillary sphere 3.5 feet (1.1m) in diameter with plates holding Roman numerals for each hour from 6am to 6pm. The outside of the equatorial band contains frieze symbols of the zodiac. The dial rests on a globe of stars. Limestone and cement plinth.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Vanderbilt University
  • Memories Remain, Time Passes Plaque: In Grateful Memory of Kenneth G. Diehl

    Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart. Col 3:23 (TEV) 1924-1986
  • Designer: Doak
  • Builder:
 

Last Revised: 2022-05-14 17:06