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Springfield  

Sundial: 542
State/Province:  Vermont Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Dial Condition:  Fair
  Latitude and Longitude: 43° 16.697' N  72° 31.169' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Stellafane, the clubhouse of the Springfield Telescope Makers located on Breezy Hill in Springfield, Vermont.
 
Description:
  • A 52x55 inch painted wood vertical dial designed and built by Russell Porter. The wood gnomon is stabilized by copper sheet. Available for viewing at the summer Stellafane Telescope Makers conference or by arrangement by email with owner.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Springfield Telescope Makers, Inc.; contact email president@stellafane.org
  • Designer: Russell W. Porter
  • Builder: Russell W. Porter
  • Construction Date: July, 1927
 
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