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Sundial: 93
State/Province:  Nova Scotia Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Very Good
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  • SE corner of the Public Gardens, near the gate at Spring Garden Road and South Park Street.
  • Bronze horizontal dial on a granite base. Has Roman numerals showing time noting "Mean solar time in Halifax is 1 hour and 14 minutes behind Atlantic Standard Time."
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Halifax Regional Municipality
  • Inscribed, "Presented by Halifax-Dartmouth Beta Sigma Phi in Commemoration of the 100th Birthdays of Canada's Confederation and these Public Gardens. Jun 21, 1967"
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  • Construction Date: 21-Jun-67