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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Admirals Walk.

This page contains four sections:

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

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Admirals Walk to:

  • Annapolis [Map], which is the Seat of Anne Arundel County, lies just to the Southwest.
  • Annapolis [Map], which is the State Capital of Maryland, lies just to the Southwest (SW).
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 33 miles [53.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW). If you could walk a straight line from Admirals Walk to White House, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,867 miles [9,442 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,571 miles [10,575 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,448 miles [7,158.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Admirals Walk ...

While the name Admirals Walk is unique within Maryland, we know of one more community in the United States.


Communities Outside of Maryland

Georgia

Camden County

Our profile page for Admirals Walk, Camden County   [Map]
Distance: About 639 miles [1,028.4 km] to the South Southwest

Curious and Interesting Names Near Admirals Walk ...

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

Arnold   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West of Admirals Walk   [Map]
Captains Choice   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cedarwood Cove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Deer Creek   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Forest Meadows   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Great Meadows   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Greenholly   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Hidden Point   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Hidden Ridge   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Indian Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Landhaven   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Martins Cove Farm   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pleasant Plains   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Podickery Point   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Providence (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Providence Cove   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Round View   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Skidmore   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Tanglewood   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Walnut Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Whispering Woods   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Woods Landing   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]

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 Admirals Walk. 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.

Mignon Anderson
  Actress. She was born in Baltimore (Maryland) on Thursday March 31, 1892 and died in Burbank (California) on Friday February 25, 1983 at an age of 90. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mignon Anderson<7>
 
Eubie Blake     (Born as James Hubert Blake)
  Musician, composer. He was born in Baltimore (Maryland) on Wednesday February 7, 1883 and died in Brooklyn (New York) on Saturday February 12, 1983 at an age of 100. He was buried at Cypress Hills Cemetery (Kings County, New York) [Map].

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eubie Blake
 
Orlando 'Zeus' Brown     (Orlando Claude Brown)
  Professional football. He was born in Washington, DC [Map] on Saturday December 12, 1970 and died in Baltimore (Maryland) on Friday September 23, 2011 at an age of 40.

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Orlando 'Zeus' Brown
 
James William 'Bill' Byers
  Professional baseball. He was born in Bridgeton (Indiana) on Wednesday October 3, 1877 and died in Baltimore (Maryland) on Wednesday September 8, 1948 at an age of 70. He was buried at Loudon Park Cemetery (Baltimore City, Maryland) [Map].

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: James William 'Bill' Byers
 
Andrew Howard 'Andy' Cohen
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Baltimore (Maryland) on Tueday October 25, 1904 and died in El Paso (Texas) on Saturday October 29, 1988 at an age of 84. He was buried at B'nai Zion Cemetery (El Paso County, Texas) [Map].

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrew Howard 'Andy' Cohen
 
Sydney Harry 'Syd' Cohen
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Baltimore (Maryland) on Monday May 7, 1906 and died in El Paso (Texas) on Saturday April 9, 1988 at an age of 81. He was buried at B'nai Zion Cemetery (El Paso County, Texas) [Map].

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sydney Harry 'Syd' Cohen
 
Edna Mae Cooper
  Actress. She was born in Baltimore (Maryland) on Thursday July 19, 1900 and died in Woodland Hills (California) on Friday June 27, 1986 at an age of 85. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edna Mae Cooper
 
Johnny Eck     (Born as John Eckhardt, Jr.)
  Actor, sideshow performer. He was born in Baltimore (Maryland) on Sunday August 27, 1911 and died in Baltimore (Maryland) on Saturday January 5, 1991 at an age of 79.

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Johnny Eck
 
William David Elliot, Jr.
  Actor. He was born in Baltimore (Maryland) on Monday June 4, 1934 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Thursday September 29, 1983 at an age of 49. He was buried at Maryland Veterans Cemetery (Anne Arundel County, Maryland) [Map].

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: William David Elliot, Jr.
 
Cal Ermer     (Calvin Coolidge Ermer)
  Major League Baseball. He was born in Baltimore (Maryland) on Saturday November 10, 1923 and died in Chattanooga (Tennessee) on Saturday August 8, 2009 at an age of 85. He was buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery (Hamilton County, Tennessee) [Map].

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Cal Ermer
 
Mona Freeman
  Actress. She was born in Baltimore (Maryland) on Wednesday June 9, 1926 and died in Beverly Hills (California) on in May 2014 at an age of 88. She was buried at Hollywood Hills Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Los Angeles County, California) [Map].

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mona Freeman
 
Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard
  Scientist. He was born in Worcester (Massachusetts) on Thursday October 5, 1882 and died in Baltimore (Maryland) on Friday August 10, 1945 at an age of 62.

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard
 
Emily Post
  Author. She was born in Baltimore (Maryland) on Sunday October 27, 1872 and died in New York (New York) on Sunday September 25, 1960 at an age of 87.

Baltimore [Map] is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest of Admirals Walk

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Emily Post

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Admirals Walk. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0346, Longitude: -76.4472     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Admirals Walk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Admirals Walk to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 307.533 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.055 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.413 degrees.

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<7>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.

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