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Rest Stop Sundial Hurley Wisconsin
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
N 46° 27.770 W 090° 11.718
15T E 715352 N 5149296
Quick Description: There's a lot in Hurley about mining and minerals, starting with the giant core samples out front of the Rest Stop , arranged around a huge sundial that depicts the growth and decline of iron mining in Wisconsin.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 8/14/2009 7:11:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM70HA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 13

Long Description:
As time is measured mining has three principal periods: Discovery, Development and Decline. There are numerous historical accounts of this process and how it has affected communities and their people.

Here is a giant sundial placed as a dynamic reminder of the mining area in Iron County and other mining communities ont he gogebic Range.

The morning shadow depicts the New Dawn of Discovery. At noon the sun and mining are at their zenith. The waning sun fortells the inevitable decline of very mining operation.

Sundial Type: Horizontal - Flat base, Ground or Pedestal mounted dial plate

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