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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 Antassawamock, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Antassawamock 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 Antassawamock:
    • 41.625383, -70.807257
    • 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 Antassawamock
  • 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 Antassawamock ...

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.

  • Alms House [Plymouth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alms House
    • Alms House [Plymouth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Antassawamock
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alms House have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alms House
  • Cannonville [Plymouth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannonville
    • Cannonville [Plymouth County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Antassawamock
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannonville
  • Crescent Beach [Plymouth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crescent Beach
    • Crescent Beach [Plymouth County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Antassawamock
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crescent Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crescent Beach
  • Fairhaven [Bristol County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairhaven
    • Fairhaven [Bristol County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Antassawamock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,103 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhaven
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    • Harbor Beach [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbor Beach
      • Harbor Beach [Plymouth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Antassawamock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbor Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbor Beach
    • Harbor View [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbor View
      • Harbor View [Bristol County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Antassawamock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbor View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbor View
    • Holly Woods [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Woods
      • Holly Woods [Plymouth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Antassawamock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Woods
    • Marion [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
      • Marion [Plymouth County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the northeast of Antassawamock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,189 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Shell Beach [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Beach
      • Shell Beach [Plymouth County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Antassawamock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Beach
    • Silver Shell Beach [Bristol County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver Shell Beach
      • Silver Shell Beach [Bristol County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Antassawamock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silver Shell Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Shell Beach
    • Wolf Lake [Plymouth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolf Lake
      • Wolf Lake [Plymouth County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the north of Antassawamock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolf Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolf Lake

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 Antassawamock. 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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    • Casey Affleck     (Oscar winning actor, director)
      • Born: Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt
      • Oscar winning actor, director. He was born in Falmouth (MA) on August 12, 1975 (a Tueday)
      • Falmouth is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast of Antassawamock.
    • Harry Anderson     (Actor, comedian, magician)
      • Full name: Harry Laverne Anderson
      • Actor, comedian, magician. He was born in Newport (RI) on October 14, 1952 (a Tueday) and died in Asheville (NC) on April 16, 2018 (a Monday) at the age of 65. The body was cremated.
      • Newport is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the west of Antassawamock.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Harry Anderson<3>
    • John Bartlett     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Plymouth (MA) on June 14, 1820 (a Wednesday) and died in Cambridge (MA) on December 3, 1905 (a Sunday) at the age of 85. He is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
      • Plymouth is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Antassawamock.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Bartlett<3>
    • Whitney Blake     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Eagle Rock (CA) on February 20, 1925 (a Friday) and died in Edgartown (MA) on September 28, 2002 (a Saturday) at the age of 77. The body was cremated.
      • Edgartown is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Antassawamock.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Whitney Blake<3>
    • Carol Haney Blyden     (Dancer)
      • Born: Carolyn Grace Haney
      • Dancer. She was born in New Bedford (MA) on December 24, 1924 (a Wednesday) and died in Saddle Brook (NJ) on May 10, 1964 (a Sunday) at the age of 39. She is buried at Holyhood Cemetery (Norfolk County, Massachusetts).
      • New Bedford is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Antassawamock.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carol Haney Blyden<3>
    • Charles G. 'Charlie' Buffinton     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1882/05/17:1892/06/28)
      • Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1882/05/17:1892/06/28. He was born in Fall River (MA) on June 14, 1861 (a Friday) and died in Fall River (MA) on September 23, 1907 (a Monday) at the age of 46.
      • Fall River is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Antassawamock.
      • Fall River is located 18 miles [29 km] to the west of Antassawamock.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles G. 'Charlie' Buffinton<3>
    • Phoebe Cary     (Poet)
    • Fanny Davenport     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in London (England) on April 10, 1850 (a Wednesday) and died in South Duxbury (MA) on September 26, 1898 (a Monday) at the age of 48. She is buried at Forest Hills Cemetery (Suffolk County, Massachusetts).
      • South Duxbury is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Antassawamock.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Fanny Davenport<3>
    • Dominic 'The Little Professor' DiMaggio     (Major League Baseball)
    • Timothy Cornelius 'Tim' Donahue     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1891/07/28:1902/05/17)
      • Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1891/07/28:1902/05/17. He was born in Raynham (MA) on June 8, 1870 (a Wednesday) and died in Taunton (MA) on June 12, 1902 (a Thursday) at the age of 32.
      • Raynham is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Antassawamock.
      • Taunton is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the northwest of Antassawamock.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Timothy Cornelius 'Tim' Donahue<3>
    • Mildred Dunnock     (Actress)
    • Ruth Gordon     (Actor, screenwriter, playwright)
      • Full name: Ruth Gordon Jones
      • Actor, screenwriter, playwright. She was born in Wollaston (MA) on October 30, 1896 (a Friday) and died in Edgartown (MA) on August 28, 1985 (a Wednesday) at the age of 88. The body was cremated.
      • Edgartown is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Antassawamock.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ruth Gordon<3>
    • Lillian Hellman     (Playwright)
      • Playwright. She was born in New Orleans (LA) on June 20, 1905 (a Tueday) and died in Tisbury (MA) on June 30, 1984 (a Saturday) at the age of 79. She is buried at Abel's Hill Cemetery (Dukes County, Massachusetts).
      • Tisbury is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of Antassawamock.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lillian Hellman<3>

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

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

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    • Plymouth, which is the Seat of Plymouth County and lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Antassawamock to Plymouth, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Boston, which is the State Capital of Massachusetts, lies 52 miles [83.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take over two days and walking would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 378 miles [608.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 15 days and walking would take 22 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,521 miles [8,885.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,224 miles [10,016.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,102 miles [6,601.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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The official website for State of Massachusetts: https://www.mass.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Antassawamock) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antassawamock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6254, Longitude: -70.8073       In this case, the coordinates for Antassawamock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Antassawamock 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 303.935 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 299.402 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.834 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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