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Saratoga Springs  

Sundial: 532
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Poor
  Latitude and Longitude: 43° 4.744' N  73° 46.943' W
Location:
  • In the center of Saratoga Springs off Broadway is Congress Park The dial is found in the Italian Gardens at NE corner of the park.
 
Description:
  • A marble horizontal dial on marble sculpture pedestal. The original bronze Treble Cleft gnomon is now missing.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: City of Saratoga Springs
  • Noiseless is the foot of time which only treads on flowers.
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: c. 1900
 
References:
  • Within Congress Park lies the famed Canfield Casino, an historic 1870s gambling casino named a National Historic Landmark and where scenes were shot for the 2003 feature film Seabiscuit.

Last Revised: 2019-05-31 22:28

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