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Curious and Interesting Names Near Duff 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.

  • Bogart
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bogart
    • Bogart lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Duff Corners
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  • Cosy Cove
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cosy Cove
    • Cosy Cove lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the north of Duff Corners
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cosy Cove came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cosy Cove
  • Fuller
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fuller
    • Fuller lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the west of Duff Corners
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fuller came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Ivanhoe
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivanhoe
    • Ivanhoe lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Duff Corners
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ivanhoe came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivanhoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ivanhoe<3>
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    • Ivanhoe Station
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ivanhoe Station
      • Ivanhoe Station lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the west of Duff Corners
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    • Lime Lake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lime Lake
      • Lime Lake lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the east of Duff Corners
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lime Lake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lime Lake
    • Lodgeroom Corners
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lodgeroom Corners
      • Lodgeroom Corners lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Duff Corners
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodgeroom Corners came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodgeroom Corners
    • Lost Channel
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Channel
      • Lost Channel lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Duff Corners
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    • Moneymore
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moneymore
      • Moneymore lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Duff Corners
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    • Read
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Read
      • Read lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Duff Corners
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Read came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Read
    • Sulphide
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sulphide
      • Sulphide lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the north of Duff Corners
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sulphide

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 Duff 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.

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    • Donald 'Dan' Bain     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Belleville (Ontario) on Saturday February 14, 1874 and died in Winnipeg (Manitoba) on Wednesday August 15, 1962 at the age of 88.
      • Belleville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Duff Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Donald 'Dan' Bain<4>
    • Sir Mackenzie Bowell     (6th Prime Minister of Canada (December 1894 - April 1896))
      • 6th Prime Minister of Canada (December 1894 - April 1896). He was born in Rickinghall (England) on Saturday December 27, 1823 and died in Belleville (Ontario) on Monday December 10, 1917 at the age of 94. He is buried at Belleville Cemetery (Hastings County, Ontario).
      • Belleville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Duff Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Sir Mackenzie Bowell<4>
    • Rod Coneybeare     (Children's entertainer, puppeteer, voice actor)
      • Children's entertainer, puppeteer, voice actor. He was born in Belleville (Ontario) on Monday March 31, 1930 and died in Lindsay (Ontario) on Thursday September 5, 2019 at the age of 89. The body was cremated.
      • Belleville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Duff Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Rod Coneybeare<4>
    • Albert Robert 'Toots' Holway     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Toronto (Ontario) on Wednesday September 24, 1902 and died in Belleville (Ontario) on Wednesday November 20, 1968 at the age of 66. He is buried at Belleville Cemetery (Hastings County, Ontario).
      • Belleville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Duff Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert Robert 'Toots' Holway<4>
    • Howard Dennis McNamara     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born on Saturday November 22, 1890 and died in Deseronto (Ontario) on Saturday August 24, 1940 at the age of 49. He is buried at Mt. Hope Catholic Cemetery (Ontario).
      • Deseronto is located 18 miles [29 km] to the southeast of Duff Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Howard Dennis McNamara<4>
    • Farley McGill Mowat     (Author, environmentalist)
      • Author, environmentalist. He was born in Belleville (Ontario) on Thursday May 12, 1921 and died on Tueday May 6, 2014 at the age of 93.
      • Belleville is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the south of Duff Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Farley McGill Mowat<4>
    • Gerald Edmond 'Gerry' Shannon     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Campbellford (Ontario) on Tueday October 25, 1910 and died in Ottawa (Ontario) on Sunday May 1, 1983 at the age of 72. He is buried at Pinecrest Cemetery (City of Ottawa, Ontario).
      • Campbellford is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the west of Duff Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Gerald Edmond 'Gerry' Shannon<4>
    • Greg Terrion     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Marmora (Ontario) on Monday May 2, 1960 and died in Marmora (Ontario) on Friday September 28, 2018 at the age of 58. He is buried at Sacred Heart Cemetery (Hastings County, Ontario).
      • Marmora is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the west of Duff Corners.
      • Marmora is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the west of Duff Corners.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Greg Terrion<4>

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

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 105 miles [169 km]<1> to the northeast (NE). If you could drive a straight line from Duff Corners to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<5>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than two hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 6 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 5 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,675 miles [9,133 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,403 miles [10,304.6 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,280 miles [6,888 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Duff 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 Duff Corners. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Duff CornersOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duff Corners. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3989, Longitude: -77.2914    
<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 Duff Corners 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 307.574 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.95 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 302.538 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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