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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Quarryville, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Quarryville and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks 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 this GPS location for Quarryville:
    • 41.864542, -72.421195
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Quarryville
  • Waymarking ...
    • 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:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Quarryville ...

We have found six communities that share the name Quarryville.

Within Connecticut, the name Quarryville is unique.

Beyond Connecticut, we know of another six communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these six communities, five are located in the United States and one is in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Delaware
      • New Castle County
      • This Quarryville is located in New Castle County and lies 215 miles [346 km]<1> to the southwest of the Quarryville that is located in Tolland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quarryville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the New Castle County community of Quarryville.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Quarryville lies 474 miles [762.8 km]<1> to the northeast of the Quarryville that is located in Tolland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quarryville
    • New Jersey
      • Sussex County
      • This Quarryville is located in Sussex County and lies 119 miles [191.5 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Quarryville that is located in Tolland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quarryville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sussex County community of Quarryville.
    • New York
      • Ulster County
      • This Quarryville is located in Ulster County and lies 82 miles [132 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Quarryville that is located in Tolland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quarryville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Ulster County community of Quarryville.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Lancaster County
      • This Quarryville is located in Lancaster County and lies 238 miles [383 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Quarryville that is located in Tolland County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quarryville
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lancaster County community of Quarryville.
    • Tennessee
      • Hawkins County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Tennessee community of Quarryville [Hawkins County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Quarryville ...

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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Bolton [Tolland County]
  • Coventry [Tolland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coventry
    • Coventry [Tolland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Quarryville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coventry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coventry<3>
  • Coventry Lake [Tolland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coventry Lake
    • Coventry Lake [Tolland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Quarryville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coventry Lake
  • Crystal Lake [Tolland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Lake
    • Crystal Lake [Tolland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Quarryville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Lake
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    • Eagleville [Tolland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagleville
      • Eagleville [Tolland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Quarryville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagleville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagleville
    • Gay City [Tolland County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gay City
      • Gay City [Tolland County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the south of Quarryville
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Gay City. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Former name for Gay City:
      • Factory Hollow
    • Hazardville [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazardville
      • Hazardville [Hartford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Quarryville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazardville
    • Kings Corner [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Corner
      • Kings Corner [Hartford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the northwest of Quarryville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Corner
    • Rockville [Tolland County]
    • Warehouse Point [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warehouse Point
      • Warehouse Point [Hartford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Quarryville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warehouse Point
    • Warehouse Point Station [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warehouse Point Station
      • Warehouse Point Station [Hartford County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Quarryville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warehouse Point Station have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warehouse Point Station
    • Wormwood Hill [Tolland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wormwood Hill
      • Wormwood Hill [Tolland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Quarryville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wormwood Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wormwood Hill

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 Quarryville. 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.

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    • Astrid Allwyn     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Manchester (Connecticut) on Monday November 27, 1905 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Friday March 31, 1978 at the age of 72. She is buried at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Manchester is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest of Quarryville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Astrid Allwyn<6>
    • Robert Ames     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Hartford (Connecticut) on Saturday March 23, 1889 and died in New York (New York) on Friday November 27, 1931 at the age of 42. He is buried at Cedar Hill Cemetery (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • Hartford is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Quarryville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Ames<6>
    • George Thorndike Angell     (Social reformer)
      • Social reformer. He was born in Southbridge (Massachusetts) on Thursday June 5, 1823 and died in Boston (Massachusetts) on Tueday March 16, 1909 at the age of 85. He is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
      • Southbridge is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northeast of Quarryville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Thorndike Angell<6>
    • Delia Salter Bacon     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in Tallmadge (Ohio) on Saturday February 2, 1811 and died in Hartford (Connecticut) on Friday September 2, 1859 at the age of 48. She is buried at Grove Street Cemetery (New Haven County, Connecticut).
      • Hartford is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Quarryville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Delia Salter Bacon<6>
    • John Joseph 'Jack' Barry     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Meriden (Connecticut) on Tueday April 26, 1887 and died in Shrewsbury (Massachusetts) on Sunday April 23, 1961 at the age of 74. He is buried at Sacred Heart Cemetery (New Haven County, Connecticut).
      • Meriden is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest of Quarryville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Joseph 'Jack' Barry<6>
    • Christopher 'Battling' Battalino     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Hartford (Connecticut) on Tueday February 18, 1908 and died in Hartford (Connecticut) on Monday July 25, 1977 at the age of 69. He is buried at Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery (Hartford County, Connecticut).
      • Hartford is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Quarryville.
      • Hartford is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Quarryville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Christopher 'Battling' Battalino<6>
    • Marion Eugenie Bauer     (Composer, author)
      • Composer, author. She was born in Walla Walla (Washington) on Tueday August 15, 1882 and died in South Hadley (Massachusetts) on Tueday August 9, 1955 at the age of 73. She is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • South Hadley is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Quarryville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marion Eugenie Bauer<6>
    • Edward James 'Ed' Begley, Sr.     (Actor)
    • Donald Joseph Bevan     (Playwright, screenwriter, artist)
      • Playwright, screenwriter, artist. He was born in Holyoke (Massachusetts) on Friday January 16, 1920 and died in Studio City (California) on Wednesday May 29, 2013 at the age of 93. He is buried at Riverside National Cemetery (Riverside County, California).
      • Holyoke is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Quarryville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald Joseph Bevan<6>
    • Marilyn Borden     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Hartford (Connecticut) on Sunday May 29, 1932 and died in Modesto (California) on Wednesday March 25, 2009 at the age of 76.
      • Hartford is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Quarryville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marilyn Borden<6>
    • Rosalyn 'Roz' Borden     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Hartford (Connecticut) on Sunday May 29, 1932 and died in Modesto (California) on Thursday January 23, 2003 at the age of 70.
      • Hartford is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Quarryville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rosalyn 'Roz' Borden<6>
    • John Bray     (Animator)
      • Animator. He was born in Adrian (Michigan) on Monday August 25, 1879 and died in Hartford (Connecticut) on Tueday October 10, 1978 at the age of 99. He is buried at Bray Cemetery (Lincoln County, Missouri).
      • Hartford is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Quarryville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Bray<6>
    • Hope Cameron     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Hartford (Connecticut) on Saturday February 21, 1920 and died in New York (New York) on Friday November 20, 1998 at the age of 78. She is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Hartford is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Quarryville.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hope Cameron<6>

How Far From Quarryville 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 Quarryville to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Quarryville and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Hartford, which is the State Capital of Connecticut, lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the west southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Quarryville to Hartford, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 317 miles [510.2 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take five to six hours, a buggy would take 13 days and walking would take 18 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,581 miles [8,981.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,288 miles [10,119.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,164 miles [6,701.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<11>

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Quarryville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quarryville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8645, Longitude: -72.4212       In this case, the coordinates for Quarryville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Quarryville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<7>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<8>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Quarryville to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 304.861 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.485 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.428 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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