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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 Delchester Farm, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Delchester Farm 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 Delchester Farm:
    • 39.967600, -75.482700
    • 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 Delchester Farm
  • 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 Delchester Farm ...

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.

  • Bow Tree [Chester County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bow Tree have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bow Tree
    • Bow Tree [Chester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Delchester Farm
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bow Tree
  • Carriages at Cobblestones [Delaware County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carriages at Cobblestones have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carriages at Cobblestones
    • Carriages at Cobblestones [Delaware County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Delchester Farm
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carriages at Cobblestones
  • Castle Rock [Delaware County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Rock
    • Castle Rock [Delaware County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Delchester Farm
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Rock
  • Cider Knoll [Chester County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cider Knoll have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cider Knoll
    • Cider Knoll [Chester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Delchester Farm
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cider Knoll
  • Continue List   (12 more) ...
    • Eagleview [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eagleview have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eagleview
      • Eagleview [Delaware County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Delchester Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eagleview
    • Echo Valley [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Echo Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Echo Valley
      • Echo Valley [Delaware County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the northeast of Delchester Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Echo Valley
    • Florida Park [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florida Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florida Park
      • Florida Park [Delaware County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east of Delchester Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florida Park
    • Gradyville [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gradyville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gradyville
      • Gradyville [Delaware County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southeast of Delchester Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gradyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gradyville<3>
    • Hunt Country [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunt Country have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunt Country
      • Hunt Country [Chester County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Delchester Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunt Country
    • Milltown [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milltown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milltown
      • Milltown [Chester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Delchester Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milltown
    • Plumsock [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plumsock have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plumsock
      • Plumsock [Chester County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Delchester Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plumsock
    • Rocky Hill [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Hill
      • Rocky Hill [Chester County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Delchester Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Hill
    • Sugartown [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugartown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugartown
      • Sugartown [Chester County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Delchester Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugartown
    • Sycamore Mills [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sycamore Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sycamore Mills
      • Sycamore Mills [Delaware County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Delchester Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sycamore Mills
    • Twin Bridge Farm [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Bridge Farm have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Bridge Farm
      • Twin Bridge Farm [Chester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Delchester Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Bridge Farm
    • Whitehorse [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehorse have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehorse
      • Whitehorse [Chester County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Delchester Farm
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehorse

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 Delchester Farm. 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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    • David Hayes Agnew     (Medical pioneer)
      • Medical pioneer. He was born in Christiana (Pennsylvania) on Tueday November 24, 1818 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Tueday March 22, 1892 at the age of 73. He is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania).
      • Christiana is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the west of Delchester Farm.
      • Philadelphia is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: David Hayes Agnew<4>
    • Lloyd Alexander     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday January 30, 1924 and died in Drexel Hill (Pennsylvania) on Thursday May 17, 2007 at the age of 83. He is buried at Arlington Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Philadelphia is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Delchester Farm.
      • Drexel Hill is located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lloyd Alexander<4>
    • William Law Anderson     (Professional golf)
      • Professional golf. He was born in North Berwick (Scotland) on Tueday October 21, 1879 and died in Chestnut Hill (Pennsylvania) on Tueday October 25, 1910 at the age of 31. He is buried at Ivy Hill Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • Chestnut Hill is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Law Anderson<4>
    • Edward Enoch 'Jersey' Bakeley     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Blackwood (New Jersey) on Sunday April 17, 1864 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday February 17, 1915 at the age of 50. He is buried at Greenmount Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • Blackwood is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the southeast of Delchester Farm.
      • Philadelphia is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Edward Enoch 'Jersey' Bakeley<4>
    • Hobart 'Hobey' Amory Hare Baker     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Bala-Cynwyd (Pennsylvania) on Friday January 15, 1892 and died in Toul (France) on Saturday December 21, 1918 at the age of 26. He is buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery (Montgomery County, Pennsylvania).
      • Bala-Cynwyd is located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the east of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hobart 'Hobey' Amory Hare Baker<4>
    • Samuel Barber     (Composer)
      • Composer. He was born in West Chester (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday March 9, 1910 and died in New York (New York) on Friday January 23, 1981 at the age of 70. He is buried at Oaklands Cemetery (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • West Chester is located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Samuel Barber<4>
    • James Barton     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Gloucester City (New Jersey) on Saturday November 1, 1890 and died in Mineola (New York) on Wednesday December 19, 1962 at the age of 72. He is buried at St. John RC Cemetery (Queens County, New York).
      • Gloucester City is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: James Barton<4>
    • Charles J. Bastian     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday July 4, 1860 and died in Pennsauken (New Jersey) on Monday January 18, 1932 at the age of 71. He is buried at Holy Cross Cemetery (Delaware County, Pennsylvania).
      • Philadelphia is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Delchester Farm.
      • Pennsauken is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the east of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Charles J. Bastian<4>
    • Robert Montgomery Bird     (Playwright)
      • Playwright. He was born in New Castle (Delaware) on Wednesday February 5, 1806 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Monday January 23, 1854 at the age of 47. He is buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery (Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania).
      • New Castle is located 21 miles [33.8 km] to the south of Delchester Farm.
      • Philadelphia is located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the east of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Robert Montgomery Bird<4>
    • Daniel Boone     (Frontiersman)
      • Frontiersman. He was born in Birdsboro (Pennsylvania) on Tueday November 2, 1734 and died in Defiance (Missouri) on Tueday September 26, 1820 at the age of 85. He is buried at Frankfort Cemetery (Franklin County, Kentucky).
      • Birdsboro is located 26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Daniel Boone<4>
    • Joseph Emley Borden     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Jacobstown (New Jersey) on Tueday May 9, 1854 and died in Yeadon (Pennsylvania) on Monday October 14, 1929 at the age of 75. He is buried at Oaklands Cemetery (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • Yeadon is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the east of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Joseph Emley Borden<4>
    • Peter Boyle     (Actor)
      • Actor. He was born in Norristown (Pennsylvania) on Friday October 18, 1935 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday December 12, 2006 at the age of 71. He is buried at Green River Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York).
      • Norristown is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Peter Boyle<4>
    • Carroll William Brown     (Major League Baseball)
      • Major League Baseball. He was born in Woodbury (New Jersey) on Wednesday February 2, 1887 and died in Burlington (New Jersey) on Tueday February 8, 1977 at the age of 90. He is buried at Laurel Memorial Park (Atlantic County, New Jersey).
      • Woodbury is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast of Delchester Farm.
      • Burlington is located 33 miles [53.1 km] to the east of Delchester Farm.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Carroll William Brown<4>

How Far From Delchester Farm 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 Delchester Farm to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

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    • West Chester, which is the Seat of Chester County and lies just to the West.
    • Harrisburg, which is the State Capital of Pennsylvania, lies 76 miles [122.3 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could drive a straight line from Delchester Farm 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 5 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of three days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 111 miles [178.6 km] to the southwest (SW). Driving would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The shortest distance<6> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,787 miles [9,313.3 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,493 miles [10,449.5 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,369 miles [7,031.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chester County: www.chesco.org/

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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Delchester Farm) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Delchester Farm. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9676, Longitude: -75.4827       In this case, the coordinates for Delchester Farm 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 Delchester Farm 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 306.891 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 302.472 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 303.624 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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