A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Loganwood.
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 Loganwood, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Loganwood and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Loganwood 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 Loganwood. 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 Loganwood.
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 Tuscaloosa County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Tuscaloosa County sighting report from eBird.
Since Loganwood is near Jefferson County and also Fayette 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 Loganwood.
How Far From Loganwood 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 Loganwood to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Loganwood and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Loganwood ...
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 Loganwood. 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.
Ollie 'Downtown' Brown (Ollie Lee Brown)
Major League Baseball. He was born in Tuscaloosa (Alabama) on Friday February 11, 1944 and died in Buena Park (California) on Thursday April 16, 2015 at an age of 71.
Major League Baseball. He was born in Tuscaloosa (Alabama) on Tueday December 11, 1934 and died in Riverside (California) on Wednesday July 17, 2002 at an age of 67. He was buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].
Wilson Daniel 'Dee' Miles
Major League Baseball. He was born in Kellerman (Alabama) on Monday February 15, 1909 and died in Birmingham (Alabama) on Tueday November 2, 1976 at an age of 67. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama) [Map].
Professional football. He was born in Tuscaloosa (Alabama) on Sunday February 4, 1940 and died in Huntsville (Alabama) on Monday April 30, 2012 at an age of 72. He was buried at Maple Hill Cemetery (Madison County, Alabama) [Map].
George 'Mule' Suttles
Negro League Baseball. He was born in Blockton Junc (Alabama) on Saturday March 31, 1900 and died in Newark (New Jersey) on Saturday July 9, 1966 at an age of 66. He was buried at Glendale Cemetery (Essex County, New Jersey) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Loganwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 13 Jul 2019