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Sundial

Date:
1987
Description:
Summary: Cylindrical gray granite monument has a metal sundial attached to the top side. The stone is engraved HOME OF / WARREN G. HARDING / TWENTY-NINTH PRESIDENT OF THE / UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / IN THE GREAT FULFILLMENT WE / MUST HAVE A CITIZENSHIP / LESS CONCERNED ABOUT WHAT THE / GOVERNMENT CAN DO FOR IT / AND MORE ANXIOUS ABOUT WHAT IT / CAN DO FOR THE NATION / ADDRESS TO THE REPUBLICAN CONVENTION / CHICAGO -- JUNE 7, 1916 / DONATED BY THE MONUMENT BUILDERS OF OHIO, 1987. The sundial is round with a bird-shaped protruding piece that casts a shadow on the face of the dial. The dial is marked with Roman numerals around the face and there is a robed man with a long beard carrying a scythe. Text along the edge reads GROW OLD ALONG WITH ME THE BEST IS YET TOBE. -- Color: Gray, black -- Item Count: 1 item -- Dimensions: 108.5 cm high x 81.5 cm diameter
Subject:
metal, granite, sundials, Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923
Partner:
Ohio History Connection
Source:
http://catalog.ohiohistory.org/Presto/search/SearchResults.aspx?q=Museum_Collections.STAR_Record_No=114810
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