Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society


Sundial: 83
State/Province:  Connecticut Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude:   41° 42.000' N Longitude: 72° 44.000' W
  • Lucy Robbins Welles Library Colonial Courtyard
  • Bronze horizontal ring, suspended by curved semi-circles, with gnomon rising from the center toward the North. " can see resemblances to an anchor, a gimbal, and a mariner's compass" says designer Searle Lansing-Jones.
General Information:
  • Owner: Lucy Robbins Welles Library
  • Designer: Searle Lansing-Jones
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: ca 1963
  • Hartford Courant, Dec 13, 1963