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Curious and Interesting Names Near Campbelldale ...

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.

  • Canoe Lake
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canoe Lake
    • Canoe Lake lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Campbelldale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canoe Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • French Road
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for French Road
    • French Road lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Campbelldale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Road came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Road
  • Juniper Mountain
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Juniper Mountain
    • Juniper Mountain lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Campbelldale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Juniper Mountain came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Juniper Mountain
  • Marion Bridge
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion Bridge
    • Marion Bridge lies less than 2 miles<1> to the east of Campbelldale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion Bridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Marion Bridge Road
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion Bridge Road
      • Marion Bridge Road lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the north of Campbelldale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion Bridge Road came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion Bridge Road
    • Oceanview
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oceanview
      • Oceanview lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the east of Campbelldale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oceanview came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oceanview
    • Rock Elm
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Elm
      • Rock Elm lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Campbelldale
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    • Salmon River Road
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salmon River Road
      • Salmon River Road lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the west of Campbelldale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salmon River Road came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salmon River Road

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 Campbelldale. 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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    • Winston 'Scotty' Fitzgerald     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in White Point (Nova Scotia) on Monday February 16, 1914 and died in Sydney (Nova Scotia) on Wednesday September 2, 1987 at the age of 73.
      • Sydney is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the north of Campbelldale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Winston 'Scotty' Fitzgerald<3>
    • William 'Flash' Hollett     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in North Sydney (Nova Scotia) on Thursday April 13, 1911 and died in Mississauga (Ontario) on Tueday April 20, 1999 at the age of 88. He is buried at Springcreek Cemetery (Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario).
      • North Sydney is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the north of Campbelldale.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William 'Flash' Hollett<3>

How Far From Campbelldale 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 Campbelldale to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 744 miles [1,197.4 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Campbelldale to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 43 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 29 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 4,919 miles [7,916.4 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 5,623 miles [9,049.3 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 3,500 miles [5,632.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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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 from Point A (ie- Campbelldale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Campbelldale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9011, Longitude: -60.2600    
<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>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 Campbelldale 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 296.665 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 292.051 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 293.292 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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