Sundial: 1057
State/Province:  Tennessee Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 36° 08.829' N  86° 46.201' W
  • Nashville City Cemetery
    1001 4th Ave S
    Nashville, TN

    Dial is on west side of Cedar Ave, between Locus and Walnut Ave. Dial is near Robertson grave site.
  • Bronze 14 inch (36cm) horizontal dial. Arabic numerals mark hours with half and quarter hour marks. A simple solid triangular gnomon, set to 35 deg. On the pedestal there is a hand with a pointing finger, showing the way to the grave site of James Robertson and Dr. Felix Robertson, his son.
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Nashville City Cemetery
  • Still on it creeps, each moment at anothers heels Each one should do what seems him his duty. As for myself, my station is here, and here I shall stay, if every man of you deserts me In memory of James Robertson, founder of Nashville and Dr Felix Robertson, his son, first white child born in Nashville. Erected by Tennessee Womans Association. June 27, 1913.
  • Designer: Tennessee Womans Association
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: June 27, 1913

Last Revised: 2022-05-14 18:44