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Tanglewood Photo Tour


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Analemmatic Sundial at Tanglewood - Picture

During my 2010 visit to Tanglewood, I stumbled upon this intriguing sundial.

© 2010 Kim Knox Beckius
From ivy-draped pergolas to evergreen hedges with hollowed out tunnels, surprises await as you wander Tanglewood's peaceful grounds.

A plaque on the ground near the Analemmatic Sundial at Tanglewood explains the workings of this unusual timekeeping device: "Find the location which corresponds to the current time of year on the 'Scale of Months' and stand at that place. Your shadow will fall towards the time of day for Eastern Standard Time."

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