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Leydens Mill, Alabama
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Leydens Mill.
This page contains seven sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Leydens Mill, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Leydens Mill and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Leydens Mill and surrounding area.
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track across the sky.
To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass the location for Leydens Mill. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Leydens Mill.
Bird Watching ...
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Calhoun County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Calhoun County sighting report from eBird.
Since Leydens Mill is near Etowah County and also Tallapoosa County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
The Waymark.com website, centered on Leydens Mill.
How Far From Leydens Mill to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Leydens Mill to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Leydens Mill and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Leydens Mill ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Leydens Mill. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Professional football. He was born in Attalla (Alabama) on Tueday July 4, 1933 and died in Gadsden (Alabama) on Tueday June 30, 2015 at an age of 81. He was buried at Crestwood Memorial Cemetery (Etowah County, Alabama) [Map].
Actress. She was born in Talladega (Alabama) on Wednesday November 23, 1904 and died in Tarzana (California) on Tueday February 27, 1996 at an age of 91. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Hershell Baskin Freeman, Jr.
Professional baseball. He was born in Gadsden (Alabama) on Sunday July 1, 1928 and died in Orlando (Florida) on Saturday January 17, 2004 at an age of 75. He was buried at Crestwood Memorial Cemetery (Etowah County, Alabama) [Map].
Chalmer Luman 'Lum' Harris
Major League Baseball. He was born in New Castle (Alabama) on Sunday January 17, 1915 and died in Pell City (Alabama) on Monday November 11, 1996 at an age of 81. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama) [Map].
Major League Baseball. He was born in Talladega (Alabama) on Friday June 17, 1921 and died in Cleveland (Ohio) on Saturday August 28, 1999 at an age of 78. He was buried at Lake View Cemetery (Cuyahoga County, Ohio) [Map].
Major League Baseball. He was born in Anniston (Alabama) on Saturday February 11, 1939 and died in Anniston (Alabama) on Wednesday January 18, 2006 at an age of 66.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Leydens Mill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jul 2019