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Princeton  

Sundial: 339
State/Province:  New Jersey Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Pillar Dial Condition:  Good
  Latitude and Longitude: 40° 20.917' N  74° 39.394' W
Location:
  • Princeton University
    Court of McCosh Hall, south of the University Chapel
 
Description:
  • A 22 ft high stone pillar dial, given by Sir William Mather, governor of Victoria University, Manchester, England, in 1907. It is a reproduction of the famous Turnbull dial of Corpus Christi College in England. This replica is the same as the one at Pomfret School, in CT. (#84). It was unveiled by Woodrow Wilson in 1907.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Princeton University
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1907
 

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