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North American Sundial Society

Fort Wayne  

Sundial: 986
State/Province:  Indiana Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Armillary Sphere Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 41° 06.935' N  85° 06.345' W
Location:
  • Purdue University Fort Wayne
    Allen County Cooperative Extension Service, 4001 Crescent Ave #4501

    Dial is centered in the formal garden of the Master Gardener display gardens.
 
Description:
  • This is a 32 inch diameter armillary dial made of painted steel. The gnomon is a classic arrow at a 41 deg angle. The equatorial band is painted black with bronze colored Roman numerals indicate the hours from 6 AM to 6 PM. The dial is mounted on a field stone plinth.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Purdue University
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1998
 

Last Revised: 2019-09-11 20:27
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