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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 Rising Corner, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Rising Corner 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 Rising Corner:
    • 42.036239, -72.712037
    • 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 Rising Corner
  • 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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rising Corner ...

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.

  • Bull Run Corner [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bull Run Corner
    • Bull Run Corner [Hartford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Rising Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bull Run Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bull Run Corner
  • Cayenne [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayenne
    • Cayenne [Hampden County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Rising Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayenne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayenne
  • Feeding Hills [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Feeding Hills
    • Feeding Hills [Hampden County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Rising Corner
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Feeding Hills
  • Five Points [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Points
    • Five Points [Hartford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Rising Corner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Points have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Points
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    • Floydville [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Floydville
      • Floydville [Hartford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southwest of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Floydville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Floydville
    • Forest Park [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Park
      • Forest Park [Hampden County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Park
    • Hungary [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hungary
      • Hungary [Hartford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hungary have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hungary
    • Kings Corner [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Corner
      • Kings Corner [Hartford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kings Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kings Corner
    • Liberty Heights [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty Heights
      • Liberty Heights [Hampden County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Heights
    • Little River [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little River
      • Little River [Hampden County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River
    • Longmeadow [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longmeadow
      • Longmeadow [Hampden County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Rising Corner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,705 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longmeadow
    • Meadowgate [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meadowgate
      • Meadowgate [Hartford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meadowgate have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meadowgate
    • Mechanicsville [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsville
      • Mechanicsville [Hartford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsville
    • Rainbow [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainbow
      • Rainbow [Hartford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainbow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainbow
    • Salmon Brook [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salmon Brook
      • Salmon Brook [Hartford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Rising Corner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salmon Brook
    • Shaker Pines [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaker Pines
      • Shaker Pines [Hartford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the east of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shaker Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaker Pines
    • Trainfield [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trainfield
      • Trainfield [Hampden County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trainfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trainfield
    • Warehouse Point [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warehouse Point
      • Warehouse Point [Hartford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Rising Corner
      • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warehouse Point Station have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warehouse Point Station
    • Windmill Springs [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windmill Springs
      • Windmill Springs [Hartford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Rising Corner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windmill Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windmill Springs

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 Rising Corner. 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 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southeast of Rising Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Astrid Allwyn<3>
    • 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 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Rising Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Ames<3>
    • Peter William Appleton     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Terryville (Connecticut) on Friday May 20, 1904 and died in Trenton (New Jersey) on Friday January 18, 1974 at the age of 69. He is buried at St. Gertrudes Cemetery (Middlesex County, New Jersey).
      • Terryville is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest of Rising Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter William Appleton<3>
    • 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 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Rising Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Delia Salter Bacon<3>
    • 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 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Rising Corner.
      • Hartford is located 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Rising Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Christopher 'Battling' Battalino<3>
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Rising Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marion Eugenie Bauer<3>
    • 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 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Rising Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald Joseph Bevan<3>
    • 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 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Rising Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Marilyn Borden<3>
    • 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 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Rising Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rosalyn 'Roz' Borden<3>
    • 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 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Rising Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Bray<3>
    • John Brown     (Abolitionist, activist)
      • Abolitionist, activist. He was born in Torrington (Connecticut) on Friday May 9, 1800 and died in Charles Town (West Virginia) on Friday December 2, 1859 at the age of 59.
      • Torrington is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the southwest of Rising Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Brown<3>
    • 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 18 miles [29 km] to the south of Rising Corner.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hope Cameron<3>

How Far From Rising Corner to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Rising Corner to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Hartford, which is the State Capital of Connecticut, lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the south (S). If you could walk a straight line from Rising Corner to Hartford, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 313 miles [503.7 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<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,586 miles [8,989.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,295 miles [10,130.8 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,171 miles [6,712.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rising Corner. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

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 drawn from Point A (ie- Rising Corner) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rising Corner. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rising Corner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rising Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0362, Longitude: -72.7120    
<2>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.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Rising Corner to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 305.013 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.684 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.475 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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