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Sundial: 269
State/Province:  Michigan Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 42° 30.418' N  82° 58.429' W
Location:
  • Macomb Community College, S. Campus, 14500 E 12 Mi Road.
 
Description:
  • Horizontal dial 16 ft in diameter with 6 ft gnomon. The Sundial is pyramid shaped, painted in four different shades of yellow and white. Two sighting tubes along slanted upper edge. Sundial sits in center of circular concrete base with brick facing.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: College
  • Professor Carl Signor Memorial Sundial/ Honoring those who have served/ Macomb Community College/ One generation passeth away,/and another generation cometh; but the earth abideth forever. The sun also ariseth.' Ecclesiastes.
  • Designer: David John Barr and Timothy Skonieczny
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1986-87
 
References:
  • IAPS Listing, May 95

Last Revised: 6/15/2013 14:11

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