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Iowa Civil War Monuments|
Polk County: Des Moines
GPS Coordinates: 41.590983 by -93.604833
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This bronze sundial was dedicated to Union veterans during the 1938 National Encampment in Des Moines. 100 of an estimated 5000 living veterans attended this encampment. The sundial is located west of the State Capital and is said to keep perfect time. The first photo was taken 9/25/07. The close-up photo was taken 10/17/16.