Hermitage, Tennessee: Airplane Wing Sundial

A large, working sundial made of aircraft wings whose tips have been stuck into the ground. The 2001 sculpture is titled "Clear for Landing" by artist Joe Sorci.

Hermitage Library

Address:
3700 James Kay Lane, Hermitage, TN
Directions:
East out of Nashville on I-40 past Percy Priest dam to Hermitage exit 221A, come to the Central Pike exit on the right, take this and turn left at the light at the bottom, you will come to Dodson Chapel Rd. Go through the light and you will see the sundial on the right, behind the Hermitage Library in Hermitage Park. Park at the library or at the park.
Admission:
Free.
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Sundial.

Airplane Wing Sundial

In a nice park with easy parking. Picnic area and non-crowded. Easy photo op.

[Darren And Donna, 06/27/2014]

Plane wing sundial.

Airplane Wing Sundial

Great fun! Park at the library and walk over.

[Lucy Hudnall, 12/21/2013]

According to the sundial, it's time to move on to the next attraction...

Airplane wing sundial.

Airplane Wing Sundial

Giant Sundial made out of airplane wings. This is a functioning sundial. I was there at 11:00 am and the shadow of the wing was pointing at the 11 marker on the ground. Put up by Metro Parks.

[B Carter, 06/02/2010]

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