Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Wichita  

Sundial: 281
State/Province:  Kansas Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 37° 41.103' N  97° 20.560' W
Location:
  • A. Price Woodard, Jr. Memorial Park, 401 W. Douglas Street at S. Waco St. On the eastern shore of Arkansas River near the Convention Center
 
Description:
  • A bronze dial about 2 feet in diameter that has a simple chapter ring with Roman numerals. The gnomon is an artistic extension of a bird. The sundial sits atop a 30-inch pedestal of open ironwork reminiscent of a clock tower. Cogs put together inside the open structure at the bottom reinforce this impression. All sits on a square concrete dais.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: City of Wichita, Parks & Recreation
  • A Timeless Gift to the City of Wichita from the Wichita Architects Wives
    1975 Jack Zavatsky Sculptor
  • Designer: Jack Zavatsky
  • Builder: Jack Zavatsky
  • Construction Date: 1975
 
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Last Revised: 2019-03-27 14:26
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