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Lafayette  

Sundial: 508
State/Province:  Louisiana Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Dial Condition:  No Longer Exists
  Latitude and Longitude:   
Location:
  • Courtyard of Lafayette Middle School
 
Description:
  • An analemmatic dial about 15 x 20 feet of concrete raised slightly above the surrounding school yard. Edged in brick. The center line is brick inset with dates to each side. The hours are marked for both Central and Daylight time. Large cardinal points are at the edge of the dial. The dial is rugged yet fits with the modern design of the school.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Lafayette School System
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 
References:
  • There are 6 Lafayette Middle Schools in the US according to Google. None of them have an analemmatic dial as seen from Google maps. I contacted the school in Lafayette, LA and they confirm they do not have a dial on campus.

Last Revised: 2020-02-28 13:48

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