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St. Petersburg  

Sundial: 224
State/Province:  Florida Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Condition:  
  Latitude:   27°58.585' N Longitude: 82° 44.748' W
Location:
  • War Veterans Memorial Park
    9600 Bay Pines Boulevard
    St. Petersburg, FL 33708
 
Description:
  • An equatorial dial built by Erickson Monument Co in 1974 for the War Veterans Memorial Park. Dial is 6 feet in diameter made from granite. The gnomon rod of about 3 inches diameter is stainless steel. Hour, half hours, quarter hours and five minute marks show the time. For symmetry, the face has hours marked for the entire 24 hours, though in Florida the excursion of time from 6am to 6pm is relatively small. The hour lines are rotated for the site longitude.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Pinellas Co.
  • Designer:
  • Builder: Erickson Monument Co
  • Construction Date: April 1974
 
References:
  • Other Erickson Polar Equatorial Dials:
    24, 81, 172, 194, 224, 415, 446, 447, 495, 5140, 511

Last Revised: 2019-02-09 16:32