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Curious and Interesting Names Near Benjamins Mill ...

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.

  • Bishopville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bishopville
    • Bishopville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the northeast of Benjamins Mill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bishopville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bishopville
  • Crooked Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crooked Lake
    • Crooked Lake lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the west of Benjamins Mill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooked Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooked Lake
  • Currys Corner
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Currys Corner
    • Currys Corner lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the northeast of Benjamins Mill
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  • Five Mile Plains
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Mile Plains
    • Five Mile Plains lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the east of Benjamins Mill
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Mile Plains came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Mile Plains
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    • Forest Home
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Home
      • Forest Home lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Benjamins Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Home came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Home
    • Greenfield
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Benjamins Mill
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    • Greenwich
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwich
      • Greenwich lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Benjamins Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwich came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwich
    • Little River Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Little River Lake
      • Little River Lake lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Benjamins Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Little River Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Little River Lake
    • Lower Wolfville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Wolfville
      • Lower Wolfville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Benjamins Mill
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    • Mill Section
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Section
      • Mill Section lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Benjamins Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Section came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Section
    • Murphy Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murphy Lake
      • Murphy Lake lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the west of Benjamins Mill
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murphy Lake
    • Robinson Corner
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robinson Corner
      • Robinson Corner lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Benjamins Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robinson Corner came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson Corner
    • Sunken Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunken Lake
      • Sunken Lake lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Benjamins Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunken Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunken Lake
    • Three Mile Plains
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Mile Plains
      • Three Mile Plains lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Benjamins Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Mile Plains came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Mile Plains
    • Wolfville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolfville
      • Wolfville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Benjamins Mill
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolfville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolfville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wolfville<3>

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 Benjamins Mill. 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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    • Sir Robert Borden     (9th Prime Minister of Canada (October 1911 - July 1920))
      • 9th Prime Minister of Canada (October 1911 - July 1920). He was born in Grand Pre (Nova Scotia) on Monday June 26, 1854 and died in Ottawa (Ontario) on Thursday June 10, 1937 at the age of 83. He is buried at Beechwood Cemetery (City of Ottawa, Ontario).
      • Grand Pre is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Benjamins Mill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sir Robert Borden<4>
    • Alden Nowlan     (Author, poet, journalist)
      • Author, poet, journalist. He was born in Stanley (Nova Scotia) on Wednesday January 25, 1933 and died on Monday June 27, 1983 at the age of 50. He is buried at Forest Hill Cemetery (York County, New Brunswick).
      • Stanley is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the northeast of Benjamins Mill.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alden Nowlan<4>

How Far From Benjamins Mill to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Benjamins Mill to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 555 miles [893.2 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Benjamins Mill to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 32 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 22 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,124 miles [8,246.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 5,830 miles [9,382.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,706 miles [5,964.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Benjamins Mill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Benjamins Mill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9272, Longitude: -64.3086    
<2>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<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 Benjamins Mill 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 299.401 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 294.905 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 295.944 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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