Located in Oatlands’ terraced garden, the sundial is a major focal point for visitors, photographers, and special events. The Eustis family purchased the piece in Italy during the 1920s and it can be seen in a 1933 aerial photograph of Oatlands. Due to weatherization over time, all three sections of the sundial became detached from each other. Oatlands hired Ashby Masonry to stabilize the piece and re-install it securely on the base. Today, visitors can safely enjoy the whimsical sundial and its note of playfulness in an otherwise formal garden.
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