A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Wallace Landing, Louisiana
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Wallace Landing.
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 Wallace Landing, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Wallace Landing and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Wallace Landing
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 Wallace Landing. 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 Wallace Landing.
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 parish-by-parish basis. We have selected Tangipahoa Parish as the starting point when you click on the link below:
Since Wallace Landing is near Saint Tammany Parish and also Saint John the Baptist Parish, 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:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Wallace Landing ...
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.
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 Wallace Landing. 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 boxer. He was born in Slidell (Louisiana) on Friday November 6, 1908 and died in Staten Island (New York) on Wednesday December 9, 1959 at the age of 51. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Queens County, New York) [Map].
Major League Baseball. He was born in Wheeling (West Virginia) on Monday January 8, 1934 and died in Metairie (Louisiana) on Tueday June 18, 2013 at the age of 79. He was buried at Metairie Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana) [Map].
Actor. He was born in New Orleans (Louisiana) on Thursday August 18, 1910 and died in Covington (Louisiana) on Thursday March 19, 1987 at the age of 76. He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Orleans Parish, Louisiana) [Map].
Major League Baseball. He was born in Ponchatoula (Louisiana) on Tueday October 2, 1934 and died in Detroit (Michigan) on Saturday April 23, 2005 at the age of 70. He was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan) [Map].
How Far From Wallace Landing to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Wallace Landing to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Wallace Landing and extending to:
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wallace Landing. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Tangipahoa Parish: www.tangicouncil.com/
The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.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: 06 Jan 2020