Baxter Sundial Park

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Title

Baxter Sundial Park

Description

A granite platform, with three large stone benches at the far side. The middle bench as a bronze plaques on the backrest. In the middle of the platform is a bronze sundial, with words "Baxter Boulevard" on both the top and side

Format

Coverage

Date Created

1925

Medium

Granite
Bronze

Temporal Coverage

1831-1921

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Inscription

Plaque:
ERECTED TO
THIS MEMORY BY THE CITIZENS OF PORTLAND AND FRIEND OF

1831- JAMES PHINNEY BAXTER -1921

THROUGH WHOSE VISION DEVOTION AND UNSELFISH EFFORTS THE BAXTER BOULEVARD BECAME A REALITY AND IN WHOSE HONOR IT WAS NAMED BY THE CITY OF PORTLAND

On the sundial:
BAXTER'S BOULEVARD


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Citation

City of Portland, “Baxter Sundial Park,” Portland’s Historical Markers, accessed November 15, 2018, http://markers.portlandculturalhistory.org/items/show/319.

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