Category Archive for: Sundials

What is a Sundial?

by Mr. Sundial

Sundials tell accurate time during daylight hours. The first sundials were used more than 3,500 years ago in Egypt. Why do stores sell sundials that are not accurate? It’s inexpensive to mass-produce identical sundials with no concern if the sundial displays accurate clock time. The seller and buyer may not know enough about sundials and…



Brayton School Sundial Project

by Mr. Sundial

SUMMIT, NJ – Thanks to the efforts of one talented artist and the catalytic effort of their PTO Garden Chair, Brayton Elementary School has a new sundial. Artist Duncan Mackenzie recently installed the sundial, a project that was spearheaded by Brayton PTO Garden Chair Heather Eisenmenger, who revived the idea and worked with the Summit…