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Selected Sundials of Arkansas

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Little Rock Arkansas USA Vertical Dial 561
A 36-inch radius antiqued brass vertical dial declining 16.3° east of south mounted on exterior wall of private home. A separate bronze plaque shows EOT, dial coordinates and motto. Viewing of dial can be arranged by calling the owner.
Little Rock Arkansas USA Horizontal Dial 352
The Arkansas Sesquicentennial Sundial. Monumental horizontal dial in a 40 ft square patio made of stones from significant sites of the world. The gnomon is 17 feet high by 21.5 ft. long. The sundial won First Place in the International Bricklayers & Allied Craftsmens Union - presented every 5 years. It featured an outer adornment of brick contributed from over 70 nations. SUNDIAL WAS DESTROYED and no longer exists - Apr 2002
Magnolia Arkansas USA Analemmatic Dial 800
A 22 by 17 foot analemmatic dial of stained concrete with Arabic hour numerals of polished brass. The dial perimeter and hour numeral arc feature a blue decorative polymer mule shoe representing the university Muleriders mascot symbol. Dial colors represent the royal blue and gold school colors. Southern Arkansas University is a comprehensive liberal arts university at the heart of southern Arkansas. Established in 1909, SAU has built on its foundation tied to the region’s agricultural past. The dial is a memorial to David Thomas Smith, a 1957 SAU graduate in business administration and English who became assistant director of the SAU Physical Plant.
North Little Rock Arkansas USA Horizontal Dial 737
A cast bronze horizontal dial atop a concrete pedestal. The dial face includes hour lines, quarter hour marks and Roman hour numerals. The dial face includes inscribed (not in original casting) lines that indicate the sunrise and sunset times for the longest day (L-Day VI-21), shortest day (S-Day XII-21) and equinoxes (12-H Day IX-21).