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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 Sherwood Manor, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Sherwood Manor 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 Sherwood Manor:
    • 42.013296, -72.564838
    • 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 Sherwood Manor
  • 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 Sherwood Manor ...

We have found five communities that share the name Sherwood Manor.

Within Connecticut, the name Sherwood Manor is unique.

Beyond Connecticut, we know of another five communities that are located throughout in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Louisiana
      • East Baton Rouge Parish
      • This Sherwood Manor is located in East Baton Rouge Parish and lies 1,297 miles [2,087.3 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Sherwood Manor that is located in Hartford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherwood Manor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the East Baton Rouge Parish community of Sherwood Manor.
    • Maryland
      • Prince George's County
      • This Sherwood Manor is located in Prince George's County and lies 302 miles [486 km]<1> to the southwest of the Sherwood Manor that is located in Hartford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherwood Manor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Prince George's County community of Sherwood Manor.
      • Wicomico County
      • This Sherwood Manor is located in Wicomico County and lies 295 miles [474.8 km] to the southwest of the Sherwood Manor that is located in Hartford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherwood Manor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Wicomico County community of Sherwood Manor.
    • Minnesota
      • Benton County
      • This Sherwood Manor is located in Benton County and lies 1,099 miles [1,768.7 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Sherwood Manor that is located in Hartford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherwood Manor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Benton County community of Sherwood Manor.
    • Virginia
      • Albemarle County
      • This Sherwood Manor is located in Albemarle County and lies 419 miles [674.3 km]<1> to the southwest of the Sherwood Manor that is located in Hartford County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sherwood Manor
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Albemarle County community of Sherwood Manor.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sherwood Manor ...

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.

  • Baptist Village [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baptist Village
    • Baptist Village [Hampden County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Sherwood Manor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baptist Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baptist Village
  • Crescent Grove [Hartford County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crescent Grove
    • Crescent Grove [Hartford County] was located 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Sherwood Manor
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crescent Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Feeding Hills [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Feeding Hills
    • Feeding Hills [Hampden County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Sherwood Manor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Feeding Hills
  • Forest Park [Hampden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Park
    • Forest Park [Hampden County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Sherwood Manor
    • 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
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    • Hazardville [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazardville
      • Hazardville [Hartford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Sherwood Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazardville
    • Kings Corner [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kings Corner
      • Kings Corner [Hartford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the south of Sherwood Manor
      • 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
    • Longmeadow [Hampden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longmeadow
      • Longmeadow [Hampden County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Sherwood Manor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,705 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longmeadow
    • Shaker Pines [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaker Pines
      • Shaker Pines [Hartford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northeast of Sherwood Manor
      • 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
    • Warehouse Point [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warehouse Point
      • Warehouse Point [Hartford County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Sherwood Manor
      • 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 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the southwest of Sherwood Manor
      • 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

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 Sherwood Manor. 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 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Sherwood Manor.
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Sherwood Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Ames<3>
    • 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 27 miles [43.5 km] to the east of Sherwood Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Thorndike Angell<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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Sherwood Manor.
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Sherwood Manor.
      • Hartford is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Sherwood Manor.
      • 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 north of Sherwood Manor.
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km] to the north of Sherwood Manor.
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Sherwood Manor.
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Sherwood Manor.
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Sherwood Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Bray<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 17 miles [27.4 km] to the south of Sherwood Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hope Cameron<3>
    • Gail Castleberry     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Springfield (Massachusetts) on Saturday August 3, 1957 and died in Santa Monica (California) on Thursday December 4, 2003 at the age of 46. She is buried at Oak Grove Cemetery (Hampden County, Massachusetts).
      • Springfield is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north of Sherwood Manor.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gail Castleberry<3>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Hartford, which is the State Capital of Connecticut, lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could walk a straight line from Sherwood Manor to Hartford, with an average speed<4> 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 five to six hours.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 318 miles [511.8 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 5,581 miles [8,981.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,289 miles [10,121.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,165 miles [6,702.9 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 Sherwood Manor. 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sherwood Manor) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sherwood Manor. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sherwood Manor

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherwood Manor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0133, Longitude: -72.5648    
<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 Sherwood Manor 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 304.927 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.584 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 301.42 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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