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Sundial: 782
State/Province:  Indiana Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 40° 9.956' N  85° 20.737' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • 3504 East Miami Trail
  • A 9.5 inch wide bowstring equatorial dial built using the aluminum photo drum of a xerographic copier machine. The gnomon is stretched fishing line. Hour lines and numerals are marked by lead pencil and include 5-minute marks. The hour ring can be rotated to set for standard or daylight saving time and the elevation angle is adjustable. The dial is mounted on the deck railing of a swimming pool.

    This dial is located in a private home. Viewing can be arranged by contacting the owner by email at or by telephone at 765-289-5890.
General Information:
  • Owner: Ward Crutcher
  • Designer: Ward Crutcher
  • Builder: Ward Crutcher
  • Construction Date: 1985

Last Revised: 6/21/2013 21:06

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