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Long Island  

Sundial: 100
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 40° 53.132' N  73° 30.064' W
Location:
  • Sagamore Hill (Theodore Roosevelt estate) on Oyster Bay
 
Description:
  • A bronze circular horizontal dial about 18 inches in diameter. At the edge of the dial set in concentric rings are the hour lines, half hour lines, quarter hour and five minute marks. Hours are in Roman numerals from 5am to 7pm. Has a thick brass gnomon.
 
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