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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 Prison Farm, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Prison Farm 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 Prison Farm:
    • 46.384650, -112.731983
    • 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 Prison Farm
  • 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 Prison Farm ...

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.

  • Champion [Deer Lodge County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Champion
    • Champion [Deer Lodge County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Prison Farm
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Danielsville [Powell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danielsville
    • Danielsville [Powell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Prison Farm
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danielsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danielsville
  • Deer Lodge [Powell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Lodge
    • Deer Lodge [Powell County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the north of Prison Farm
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Lodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Lodge<3>
  • Leadville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leadville
    • Leadville [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the southeast of Prison Farm
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leadville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leadville
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Phosphate [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phosphate
      • Phosphate [Powell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Prison Farm
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Phosphate. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phosphate
    • Pioneer [Powell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pioneer
      • Pioneer [Powell County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Prison Farm
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pioneer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Racetrack [Powell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Racetrack
      • Racetrack [Powell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Prison Farm
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Racetrack have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Racetrack
    • Warm Springs [Deer Lodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warm Springs
      • Warm Springs [Deer Lodge County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Prison Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warm Springs

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 Prison Farm. 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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    • Bert Glennon     (Cinematographer)
      • Cinematographer. He was born in Anaconda (Montana) on Sunday November 19, 1893 and died in Sherman Oaks (California) on Thursday June 29, 1967 at the age of 73. He is buried at San Fernando Mission Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Anaconda is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the southwest of Prison Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bert Glennon<5>
    • Kirby Grant     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Butte (Montana) on Friday November 24, 1911 and died in Titusville (Florida) on Wednesday October 30, 1985 at the age of 73. He is buried at Missoula Cemetery (Missoula County, Montana).
      • Butte is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Prison Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kirby Grant<5>
    • Andrea Leeds     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Butte (Montana) on Monday August 18, 1913 and died in Palm Springs (California) on Monday May 21, 1984 at the age of 70. She is buried at Desert Memorial Park (Riverside County, California).
      • Butte is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Prison Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrea Leeds<5>
    • Martha Raye     (Actress)
      • Actress. She was born in Butte (Montana) on Sunday August 27, 1916 and died in Los Angeles (California) on Wednesday October 19, 1994 at the age of 78.
      • Butte is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the south of Prison Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martha Raye<5>

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

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Deer Lodge, which is the Seat of Powell County and lies just to the North.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<1> to the east northeast (ENE). If you could walk a straight line from Prison Farm to Helena, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take over two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just about two full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,867 miles [3,004.6 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take three full days, a buggy would take 73 days and walking would take 106 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,673 miles [10,739.2 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,442 miles [11,976.7 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,467 miles [8,798.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.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 drawn from Point A (ie- Prison Farm) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prison Farm. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3847, Longitude: -112.7320       In this case, the coordinates for Prison Farm 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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<5>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.
<6>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.
<7>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 Prison Farm to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 333.003 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.221 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.735 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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