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Vertical Sundial at Phelps School, Agawam, MA 01001, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 04.180 W 072° 36.838
18T E 697395 N 4660266
Quick Description: Vertical sundial is affixed to the south wall of Benjamin J. Phelps Elementary School in Agawam, MA
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 5/8/2011 6:35:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMBD1D
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
Benjamin J. Phelps Elementary School is located on the northeast corner of Main and School Streets. Despite its Main Street address the building is accessed from School Street. A large, working, vertical sundial is a permanently affixed to the western end of the south wall of the building. At the top of the dial, in raised letters, is the Latin phrase Tempus Fugit (Time Flies). XII, Roman numeral 12, is engraved in the center of the bottom and the remaining hours run counterclockwise around the rectangular dial.

The photo shows the dial reading 10:30 am Eastern Standard Time it was taken at 11:30 am Daylight Savings Time.


The building abuts the Town of Agawam Veterans Green at:

689 Main Street
Agawam, MA 01001-2540
Sundial Type: Vertical - Wall mounted dial plate

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