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Winter Park   Sundial 515
State/Province:  Florida Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   28? 37.218' N Longitude:   81? 17.652' W
Location:
  • Eastbrook Elementary School
    5525 Tangerine Avenue
    Winter Park, Florida
 
Description:
  • A 12-inch diameter horizontal bronze dial set on a simple fluted pedestal. The dial face includes hour lines with half hour and ten minute marks and a central compass rose. The gnomon includes an adjusting screw allowing the gnomon angle to be set to the latitude angle.

    The dial is located in a small garden area of an elementary school and includes a nearby flagstone bench. The walkway around the dial is of red bricks inscribed with the names of graduating students. Students learned of the death of a 9 year old classmate and through their fundraising efforts helped establish this memorial dial in their schoolyard.

    A visitor's pass is required from the administration office before viewing.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Jimi Ray Oliver
  • Inscribed: "In Loving Memory Ashly Nicole Oliver 1992-2001 Eastbrook Class of 2003"
  • Designer:
  • Builder: Virginia Metalcrafters, Waynesboro, Virginia
  • Construction Date: 23-Oct-03
 
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Last Revised: 7/23/2011 11:18