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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 Adams Corners, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Adams Corners 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 Adams Corners:
    • 41.353420, -73.839931
    • 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 Adams Corners
  • 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

Communities Also Named Adams Corners ...

We have found one communities that share the name Adams Corners.

Within New York, the name Adams Corners is unique.

Beyond New York, there is another community also named Adams Corners in the United States.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Michigan
      • Huron County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Adams Corners [Huron County].

Curious and Interesting Names Near Adams Corners ...

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.

  • Bullet Hole [Putnam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bullet Hole
    • Bullet Hole [Putnam County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Adams Corners
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullet Hole have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bullet Hole
  • Continental Village [Putnam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Continental Village
    • Continental Village [Putnam County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Adams Corners
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Continental Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Continental Village
  • Gallows Hill [Westchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallows Hill
    • Gallows Hill [Westchester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Adams Corners
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallows Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallows Hill
  • Gilbert Corners [Putnam County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilbert Corners
    • Gilbert Corners [Putnam County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Adams Corners
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilbert Corners have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilbert Corners
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    • Lake Mohegan [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Mohegan
      • Lake Mohegan [Westchester County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Adams Corners
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Mohegan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Mohegan
    • Lake Peekskill [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Peekskill
      • Lake Peekskill [Putnam County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Adams Corners
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Peekskill have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Peekskill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake Peekskill<4>
    • Roe Park [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roe Park
      • Roe Park [Westchester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Adams Corners
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roe Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roe Park
    • Stillwater [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stillwater
      • Stillwater [Putnam County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Adams Corners
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stillwater have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stillwater
    • Sunnybrook [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnybrook
      • Sunnybrook [Putnam County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Adams Corners
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunnybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnybrook
    • Toddville [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toddville
      • Toddville [Westchester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Adams Corners
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toddville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toddville

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 Adams Corners. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Slim Aarons     (Photographer)
      • Photographer. He was born on October 29, 1916 (a Sunday) and died in Montrose (NY) on May 23, 2006 (a Tueday) at the age of 89. He is buried at Mt. Auburn Cemetery (Middlesex County, Massachusetts).
      • Montrose is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest of Adams Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Slim Aarons<5>
    • Frank Abbundando     (Crime figure)
      • Crime figure. He was born on July 11, 1910 (a Monday) and died in Ossining (NY) on February 19, 1942 (a Thursday) at the age of 31. He is buried at St. John RC Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Ossining is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Adams Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank Abbundando<5>
    • Peter Arno     (Cartoonist)
      • Born: Curtis Arnoux Peters, Jr.
      • Cartoonist. He was born on January 8, 1904 (a Friday) and died in Port Chester (NY) on February 22, 1968 (a Thursday) at the age of 64. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Port Chester is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the south of Adams Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Arno<5>
    • Timothy Shay Arthur     (Author)
    • Brooke Astor     (Philanthropist)
      • Born: Roberta Brooke Russell
      • Philanthropist. She was born in Portsmouth (NH) on March 30, 1902 (a Sunday) and died in Briarcliff Manor (NY) on August 13, 2007 (a Monday) at the age of 105. She is buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Briarcliff Manor is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Adams Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Brooke Astor<5>
    • Frank F. Bahret     (Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1884/04/17:1884/04/22)
      • Major League Baseball> *~~mlb:<1884/04/17:1884/04/22. He was born in Poughkeepsie (NY) in 1858 and died in Poughkeepsie (NY) on March 30, 1888 (a Friday). He is buried at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery (Dutchess County, New York).
      • Poughkeepsie is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Adams Corners.
      • Poughkeepsie is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Adams Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Frank F. Bahret<5>
    • Faith Baldwin     (Author)
      • Author. She was born in New Rochelle (NY) on October 1, 1893 (a Sunday) and died in Norwalk (CT) on March 18, 1978 (a Saturday) at the age of 84.
      • New Rochelle is located 30 miles [48.3 km] to the south of Adams Corners.
      • Norwalk is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the southeast of Adams Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Faith Baldwin<5>
    • Chuck Barris     (Entertainer, producer, author)
      • Entertainer, producer, author. He was born in Philadelphia (PA) on June 3, 1929 (a Monday) and died in Palisades (NY) on March 21, 2017 (a Tueday) at the age of 87. The body was cremated.
      • Palisades is located 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Adams Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Chuck Barris<5>
    • Laurie Hope Beechman     (Actress)
    • Alice Guy Blache     (Director)
      • Director. She was born in Paris (France) on July 1, 1873 (a Tueday) and died in Mahwah (NJ) on March 24, 1968 (a Sunday) at the age of 94. She is buried at Maryrest Cemetery (Bergen County, New Jersey).
      • Mahwah is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest of Adams Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Alice Guy Blache<5>
    • Holbrook Blinn     (Actor)
    • Ann Blyth     (Oscar nominated actress)
      • Full name: Ann Marie Blyth
      • Oscar nominated actress. She was born in Mount Kisco (NY) on August 16, 1928 (a Thursday)
      • Mount Kisco is located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast of Adams Corners.
    • Jane Matilda Bolin     (Jurist)

How Far From Adams Corners 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 Adams Corners to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Carmel, which is the Seat of Putnam County and lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Adams Corners to Carmel, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
    • Albany, which is the State Capital of New York, lies 90 miles [144.8 km] to the north (N). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 6 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 239 miles [384.6 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take nearly four hours, a buggy would take 10 days and walking would take 14 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,661 miles [9,110.5 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,369 miles [10,249.9 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,245 miles [6,831.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<10>

Mentions & References for Adams Corners

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

The official website for Putnam County: www.putnamcountyny.com/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Rock Creek to see Pete ... Rock Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Adams Corners could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Adams Corners) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Adams Corners. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Adams CornersOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adams Corners. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3534, Longitude: -73.8399    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 Adams Corners 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 305.773 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.43 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.30 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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