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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 Cummingswood Park, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Cummingswood Park 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 Cummingswood Park:
    • 40.121462, -79.404480
    • 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 Cummingswood Park
  • 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 Cummingswood Park ...

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.

  • Acme [Westmoreland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Acme have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Acme
    • Acme [Westmoreland County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the west of Cummingswood Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acme
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Acme<3>
  • Bear Rocks [Fayette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Rocks
    • Bear Rocks [Fayette County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Cummingswood Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Rocks
  • Champion [Fayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Champion have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Champion
    • Champion [Fayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Cummingswood Park
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Champion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Champion<3>
  • Donegal [Westmoreland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donegal have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donegal
    • Donegal [Westmoreland County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Cummingswood Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 110 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donegal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Donegal<3>
  • Continue List   (9 more) ...
    • Hopewell [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hopewell have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopewell
      • Hopewell [Westmoreland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Cummingswood Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell
    • Indian Head [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Head have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Head
      • Indian Head [Fayette County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Cummingswood Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Head
    • Jones Mills [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jones Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones Mills
      • Jones Mills [Westmoreland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Cummingswood Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones Mills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jones Mills<3>
    • Kecksburg [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kecksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kecksburg
      • Kecksburg [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Cummingswood Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kecksburg
    • Mammoth [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mammoth have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mammoth
      • Mammoth [Westmoreland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Cummingswood Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth
    • Mansville [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansville
      • Mansville [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Cummingswood Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansville
    • Maple Grove [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maple Grove
      • Maple Grove [Fayette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Cummingswood Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove
    • Mount Joy [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Joy
      • Mount Joy [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Cummingswood Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Joy
    • Orchard Hill [Westmoreland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard Hill
      • Orchard Hill [Westmoreland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Cummingswood Park
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Hill

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 Cummingswood Park. 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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    • John Charles Barclay     (Inventor)
      • Inventor. He was born in Greensburg (Pennsylvania) on Thursday April 17, 1856 and died in Easton (Pennsylvania) on Friday August 24, 1934 at the age of 78. He is buried at Mt. Hebron Cemetery (Essex County, New Jersey).
      • Greensburg is located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest of Cummingswood Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Charles Barclay<4>
    • Earl Thomas Beal     (Musician)
      • Musician. He was born in Donora (Pennsylvania) on Friday July 18, 1924 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Thursday March 22, 2001 at the age of 76. He is buried at Mt. Zion Memorial Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Donora is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Cummingswood Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Earl Thomas Beal<4>
    • John Dickson Carr     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Uniontown (Pennsylvania) on Friday November 30, 1906 and died in Greenville (South Carolina) on Sunday February 27, 1977 at the age of 70. He is buried at Springwood Cemetery (Greenville County, South Carolina).
      • Uniontown is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Cummingswood Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Dickson Carr<4>
    • Ralph Chambers     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Uniontown (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 1, 1892 and died in New York (New York) on Sunday March 10, 1968 at the age of 76. He is buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York).
      • Uniontown is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southwest of Cummingswood Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ralph Chambers<4>
    • James 'Buster' Clarkson     (Negro League Baseball)
      • Negro League Baseball. He was born in Hopkins (South Carolina) on Thursday March 13, 1913 and died in Jeannette (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday January 18, 1989 at the age of 75. He is buried at Brush Creek Cemetery (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania).
      • Jeannette is located 18 miles [29 km] to the northwest of Cummingswood Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Buster' Clarkson<4>
    • Stephen Paul Courson     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Saturday October 1, 1955 and died in Farmington (Pennsylvania) on Thursday November 10, 2005 at the age of 50. He is buried at Evergreen Cemetery (Adams County, Pennsylvania).
      • Farmington is located 23 miles [37 km] to the south of Cummingswood Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Stephen Paul Courson<4>
    • Patrick Michael 'Pat' Cummings     (Professional basketball)
    • Myrna J. Darby     (Actree)
      • Actree. She was born in Connellsville (Pennsylvania) on Friday April 10, 1908 and died in New York (New York) on Thursday September 26, 1929 at the age of 21. She is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York).
      • Connellsville is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Cummingswood Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Myrna J. Darby<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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast of Cummingswood Park.
      • Windber is located 31 miles [49.9 km] to the east of Cummingswood Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Nicholas 'Pete' Duranko<4>
    • Joseph L. 'Jo Jo' Heath     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Belle Vernon (Pennsylvania) on Saturday March 9, 1957 and died in Charleroi (Pennsylvania) on Monday December 30, 2002 at the age of 45. He is buried at Belle Vernon Cemetery (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania).
      • Belle Vernon is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Cummingswood Park.
      • Charleroi is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the west of Cummingswood Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph L. 'Jo Jo' Heath<4>
    • Charles Cloyd 'Chuck' Hostetler     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in McClellandtown (Pennsylvania) on Tueday September 22, 1903 and died in Fort Collins (Colorado) on Thursday February 18, 1971 at the age of 67. He is buried at Blue Eye Cemetery (Stone County, Missouri).
      • McClellandtown is located 29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest of Cummingswood Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles Cloyd 'Chuck' Hostetler<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 29 miles [46.7 km] to the northeast of Cummingswood Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Terry McGovern<4>
    • Matt McHugh     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Connellsville (Pennsylvania) on Monday January 22, 1894 and died in Northridge (California) on Monday February 22, 1971 at the age of 77.
      • Connellsville is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest of Cummingswood Park.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Matt McHugh<4>

How Far From Cummingswood Park to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Cummingswood Park to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • View Our List ...
    • Greensburg, which is the Seat of Westmoreland County and lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the north northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Cummingswood Park to Greensburg, with an average speed<5> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take four to five hours.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 133 miles [214 km] to the east (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than three hours, a buggy would take 6 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 151 miles [243 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 5,943 miles [9,564.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,659 miles [10,716.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,534 miles [7,296.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Westmoreland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cummingswood Park) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cummingswood Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1215, Longitude: -79.4045       In this case, the coordinates for Cummingswood Park 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 Cummingswood Park 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 309.24 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 305.161 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.277 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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