Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society


Sundial: 70
State/Province:  Vermont Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 44° 29.166' N  72° 57.720' W
  • Mt. Mansfield Union High School
  • 50 foot diameter horizontal dial of steel, concrete and stone. Called "Polaris". The gnomon is 10 foot high forming a stone pyramid. As the sun shines through a hole at the center, an analemma is traced on the ground. Markers identify equinox sunrises and solstice sunsets. The dial was built by Kate Pond and her students. See NASS Compendium Vol 1, No. 2, May 1994.
General Information:
  • Owner: Mt. Mansfield Union High School
  • Designer: Kate Pond
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1990
  • IAPS Listing, May 95.
    NASS Compendium, Vol. 1 No. 2, p.16, May 1994

Site Search

Current Sun

Sundial = Civil + EoT

We use session cookies on this site. Please review our policies or click OK to approve and continue.