Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Worcester  

Sundial: 95
State/Province:  Massachusetts Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Equatorial Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 42° 0.000' N  72° 0.000' W
Location:
  • Museum of Science
 
Description:
  • ca 6' segment of cylinder, approx 3' high Metal Gnomon is intentionally omitted. Visitor stands centered in the curve of the cylinder and places finger on crossbar as directed. Shadow of finger indicates the time.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Museum of Science
  • EoT correction table and instructions on plaques.
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 

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