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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 Ashby Place, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Ashby Place 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 Ashby Place:
    • 39.425386, -76.314125
    • 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 Ashby Place
  • 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 Ashby Place ...

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.

  • Clearview [Harford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clearview
    • Clearview [Harford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northeast of Ashby Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clearview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clearview
  • Constant Friendship [Harford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Constant Friendship
    • Constant Friendship [Harford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Ashby Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Constant Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Constant Friendship
  • Edgewater Village [Harford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgewater Village
    • Edgewater Village [Harford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Ashby Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgewater Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewater Village
  • Green Acres [Harford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Acres
    • Green Acres [Harford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the northwest of Ashby Place
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Acres
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    • Green Springs Hills [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Green Springs Hills
      • Green Springs Hills [Harford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green Springs Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Green Springs Hills
    • Gunpowder [Baltimore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gunpowder
      • Gunpowder [Baltimore County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gunpowder have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gunpowder
    • Harbour Oaks [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harbour Oaks
      • Harbour Oaks [Harford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harbour Oaks have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harbour Oaks
    • Joppa [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joppa
      • Joppa [Harford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joppa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joppa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Joppa<3>
    • Joppa Landing [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joppa Landing
      • Joppa Landing [Harford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joppa Landing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joppa Landing
    • Long Bar Harbor [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Long Bar Harbor
      • Long Bar Harbor [Harford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Long Bar Harbor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Bar Harbor
    • Magnolia [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Magnolia
      • Magnolia [Harford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the south of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magnolia
    • Oliver Beach [Baltimore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oliver Beach
      • Oliver Beach [Baltimore County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oliver Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oliver Beach
    • Rivershore [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rivershore
      • Rivershore [Harford County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the east of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rivershore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rivershore
    • Royal Heights [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royal Heights
      • Royal Heights [Harford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the northeast of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royal Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Royal Heights
    • Singer [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Singer
      • Singer [Harford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Singer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Singer
    • Singer Woods [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Singer Woods
      • Singer Woods [Harford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Singer Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Singer Woods
    • Trimble Fields [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trimble Fields
      • Trimble Fields [Harford County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trimble Fields have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trimble Fields
    • Woodland Run [Harford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Run
      • Woodland Run [Harford County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Ashby Place
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland Run have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Run

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 Ashby Place. 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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    • Mignon Anderson     (Actress)
    • Annie Walker Armstrong     (Social reformer, founder of the Woman's Missionary Union (WMU))
      • Social reformer, founder of the Woman's Missionary Union (WMU). She was born in Baltimore (MD) on July 11, 1850 (a Thursday) and died in Baltimore (MD) on December 20, 1938 (a Tueday) at the age of 88. She is buried at Green Mount Cemetery (Baltimore City, Maryland).
      • Baltimore is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Ashby Place.
      • Baltimore is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Ashby Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Annie Walker Armstrong<4>
    • Rodney Mabrey Bell     (Actor)
    • Eubie Blake     (Musician, composer)
      • Born: James Hubert Blake
      • Musician, composer. He was born in Baltimore (MD) on February 7, 1883 (a Wednesday) and died in Brooklyn (NY) on February 12, 1983 (a Saturday) at the age of 100. He is buried at Cypress Hills Cemetery (Kings County, New York).
      • Baltimore is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Ashby Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Eubie Blake<4>
    • Edwin Thomas Booth     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Bel Air (MD) on November 13, 1833 (a Wednesday) and died on June 7, 1893 (a Wednesday) at the age of 59. He is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
      • Bel Air is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north of Ashby Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edwin Thomas Booth<4>
    • John Wilkes Booth     (Presidental assassin, actor)
      • Presidental assassin, actor. He was born in Bel Air (MD) on January 10, 1838 (a Wednesday) and died in Port Royal (VA) on April 26, 1865 (a Wednesday) at the age of 27. He is buried at Green Mount Cemetery (Baltimore City, Maryland).
      • Bel Air is located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north of Ashby Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Wilkes Booth<4>
    • Toni Braxton     (Singer, songwriter, actress)
      • Full name: Toni Michele Braxton
      • Singer, songwriter, actress. She was born in Severn (MD) on October 7, 1967 (a Saturday)
      • Severn is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Ashby Place.
    • Traci Braxton     (Singer)
      • Full name: Traci Renee Braxton
      • Singer. She was born in Severn (MD) on April 2, 1971 (a Friday) and died on March 12, 2022 (a Saturday) at the age of 50. We don't have any burial details.
      • Severn is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southwest of Ashby Place.
    • Dr. Ferdinand Graft Brickwedde     (Scientist)
    • Walter Scott 'Steve' Brodie     (Professional baseball)
      • Professional baseball. He was born in Warrenton (VA) on September 11, 1868 (a Friday) and died in Baltimore (MD) on October 30, 1935 (a Wednesday) at the age of 67.
      • Baltimore is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Ashby Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter Scott 'Steve' Brodie<4>
    • Charles L. 'Chuck' Brown     (Musician, singer)
    • Orlando 'Zeus' Brown     (Professional football)
      • Full name: Orlando Claude Brown
      • Professional football. He was born in Washington, DC on December 12, 1970 (a Saturday) and died in Baltimore (MD) on September 23, 2011 (a Friday) at the age of 40.
      • Baltimore is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southwest of Ashby Place.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Orlando 'Zeus' Brown<4>
    • James William 'Bill' Byers     (Professional baseball)

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

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

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    • Bel Air, which is the Seat of Harford County and lies just to the North Northwest.
    • Annapolis, which is the State Capital of Maryland, lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the south southwest (SSW). If you could walk a straight line from Ashby Place to Annapolis, with an average speed<5> 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 White House (Washington, DC) is 53 miles [85.3 km] to the southwest (SW). 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 shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,845 miles [9,406.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,550 miles [10,541.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,427 miles [7,124.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Maryland Community

About Harford County

About Maryland

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Harford County: www.co.ha.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ashby Place) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ashby Place. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4254, Longitude: -76.3141       In this case, the coordinates for Ashby Place 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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>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.
<6>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 Ashby Place to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 307.426 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.995 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.201 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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