Sundials of the World!
The horizontal sundial
presented on this page is located in the town of Markham,
Ontario. The dial is located outside the Markham Museum
and is designed to show local apparent time.
photograph and information was provided by Lorne Smith
who is the town's official historian. Lorne can be
contacted by email at email@example.com.
August 24, 2000
was created by the Markham Historical Society as
its Millennium project to provide a quiet place
in which to pause and reflect on the passage of
time - our past, present and future. The shadow
of the wagon tongue gnomon falls across Markham's
lost pioneer communities as each hour passes. The
gnomon is anchored in an 1820's hemp mill stone.
The boulders marking the hours are from the
Museum grounds. The Sundial was designed by Jim
Beierl and Ray Fugeman and constructed by Bob
Bruce Construction Ltd.
project was supported by grants from the Canada
Millennium Partnership Program and Markham 2000.
Design Plan for