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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 Concrete Bridge Crossing, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Concrete Bridge Crossing and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
    • Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
    • The National Weather Service forecast for Concrete Bridge Crossing
  • 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 Concrete Bridge Crossing:
    • 40.537292, -78.867248
    • 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 Concrete Bridge Crossing
  • 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 Concrete Bridge Crossing ...

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.

  • Adams Crossing [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adams Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams Crossing
    • Adams Crossing [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest of Concrete Bridge Crossing
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams Crossing
  • Blue Goose [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Goose have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Goose
    • Blue Goose [Cambria County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Concrete Bridge Crossing
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Goose
  • Charlies Grove [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charlies Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlies Grove
    • Charlies Grove [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Concrete Bridge Crossing
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlies Grove
  • Edwards Crossing [Cambria County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edwards Crossing have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edwards Crossing
    • Edwards Crossing [Cambria County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Concrete Bridge Crossing
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwards Crossing
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    • Red Mill [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Mill
      • Red Mill [Cambria County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Concrete Bridge Crossing
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Mill
    • Strongstown [Indiana County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strongstown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strongstown
      • Strongstown [Indiana County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Concrete Bridge Crossing
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strongstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strongstown<3>
    • Tripoli [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tripoli have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tripoli
      • Tripoli [Cambria County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Concrete Bridge Crossing
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tripoli
    • Twenty Row [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twenty Row have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twenty Row
      • Twenty Row [Cambria County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Concrete Bridge Crossing
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twenty Row
    • Twin Rocks [Cambria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Rocks have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Rocks
      • Twin Rocks [Cambria County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the south of Concrete Bridge Crossing
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Rocks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin Rocks<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 Concrete Bridge Crossing. 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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    • Patrick Michael 'Pat' Cummings     (Professional basketball)
      • Professional basketball. He was born in Johnstown (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday July 11, 1956 and died in Greenwich Village (New York) on Tueday June 26, 2012 at the age of 55. He is buried at Grandview Cemetery (Cambria County, Pennsylvania).
      • Johnstown is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Concrete Bridge Crossing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Patrick Michael 'Pat' Cummings<4>
    • Peter Nicholas 'Pete' Duranko     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Johnstown (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday December 15, 1943 and died in Windber (Pennsylvania) on Friday July 8, 2011 at the age of 67. He is buried at Grandview Cemetery (Cambria County, Pennsylvania).
      • Johnstown is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Concrete Bridge Crossing.
      • Windber is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the south of Concrete Bridge Crossing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Nicholas 'Pete' Duranko<4>
    • Leland J. 'Lee' Gamble     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Renovo (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday June 29, 1910 and died in Punxsutawney (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday October 5, 1994 at the age of 84. He is buried at Morningside Cemetery (Clearfield County, Pennsylvania).
      • Punxsutawney is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the north of Concrete Bridge Crossing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Leland J. 'Lee' Gamble<4>
    • Albert Francis Gionfriddo     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Dysart (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday March 8, 1922 and died in Solvang (California) on Friday March 14, 2003 at the age of 81. He is buried at Santa Barbara Cemetery (Santa Barbara County, California).
      • Dysart is located 18 miles [29 km] to the east of Concrete Bridge Crossing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Albert Francis Gionfriddo<4>
    • Hedda Hopper     (Actress, journalist)
      • Actress, journalist. She was born in Hollidaysburg (Pennsylvania) on Saturday May 2, 1885 and died in Hollywood (California) on Tueday February 1, 1966 at the age of 80. She is buried at Rose Hill Cemetery (Blair County, Pennsylvania).
      • Hollidaysburg is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Concrete Bridge Crossing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hedda Hopper<4>
    • Terry McGovern     (Professional boxer)
      • Professional boxer. He was born in Johnstown (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 9, 1880 and died in Brooklyn (New York) on Friday February 22, 1918 at the age of 37. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery (Kings County, New York).
      • Johnstown is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the south of Concrete Bridge Crossing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Terry McGovern<4>
    • Dr. Patricia Hilliard Robertson     (Astronaut)
      • Astronaut. She was born in Homer City (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 12, 1963 and died in Houston (Texas) on Thursday May 24, 2001 at the age of 38. She is buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Indiana County, Pennsylvania).
      • Homer City is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the west of Concrete Bridge Crossing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Patricia Hilliard Robertson<4>
    • George 'Germany' Smith     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Tueday April 21, 1863 and died in Altoona (Pennsylvania) on Thursday December 1, 1927 at the age of 64. He is buried at Calvary Cemetery (Blair County, Pennsylvania).
      • Altoona is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the east of Concrete Bridge Crossing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George 'Germany' Smith<4>
    • James 'Jimmy' Stewart     (Oscar winning actor)
    • Dr. Daniel Hale Williams     (Medical pioneer)
      • Medical pioneer. He was born in Hollidaysburg (Pennsylvania) on Friday January 18, 1856 and died in Idlewild (Michigan) on Tueday August 4, 1931 at the age of 75. He is buried at Graceland Cemetery (Macon County, Illinois).
      • Hollidaysburg is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the east of Concrete Bridge Crossing.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Daniel Hale Williams<4>

How Far From Concrete Bridge Crossing 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 Concrete Bridge Crossing to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • Ebensburg, which is the Seat of Cambria County and lies just to the East Southeast.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 105 miles [169 km]<2> to the east (E). If you could drive a straight line from Concrete Bridge Crossing to Harrisburg, 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 White House (Washington, DC) is 149 miles [239.8 km] to the southeast (SE). Driving would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 9 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,903 miles [9,500 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,619 miles [10,652.2 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,495 miles [7,234 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

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About Cambria County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cambria County: www.co.cambria.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Concrete Bridge Crossing) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Concrete Bridge Crossing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5373, Longitude: -78.8672       In this case, the coordinates for Concrete Bridge Crossing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 Concrete Bridge Crossing 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 308.888 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 304.825 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 304.881 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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