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Sundial: 589
State/Province:  Illinois Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 41° 51.987' N  88° 8.353' W
Location:
  • Near 505 N County Farm Rd. but on grounds of DuPage County Government Center near pond.
 
Description:
  • Horizontal dial with 20 foot stainless steel gnomon. On the ground (dial face) are hour lines, analemma, date, and time before sunset. Built to commemorate DuPage County residents killed in military conflicts.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: DuPage County
  • Surrounding the dial are black granite memorials listing the names of those that gave their lives in military conflicts. Stone pavers leading to the sundial have even more names.
  • Designer: DuPage County Board
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: May 31, 1999
 
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Last Revised: 2021-02-06 12:22

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