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Des Moines  

Sundial: 484
State/Province:  Iowa Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Poor
  Latitude and Longitude: 41° 36.4650' N  93° 40.995' W
Location:
  • Glendale Cemetery, Masonic Section. Located on the north side of Pine Street as you enter the Masonic Cemetery.
 
Description:
  • A small 8-inch diameter dial of bronze with black background and highly polished Roman numbers and hour lines. An eight-point compass rose, equally well polished occupies the majority of the center. The gnomon is missing. The dial plate is set at an incorrect orientation. The dial sits on a 4-foot high fluted granite column.
 
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Last Revised: 2019-07-19 21:01
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