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Curious and Interesting Names Near Place Montmigny ...

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.

  • Castlebar
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    • Castlebar lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the east of Place Montmigny
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castlebar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Danville
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    • Danville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the east of Place Montmigny
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  • Gore
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    • Gore lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Place Montmigny
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gore came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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  • Greenshields
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    • Greenshields lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Place Montmigny
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenshields came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Mitchell
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      • Mitchell lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<1> to the north of Place Montmigny
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchell came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Moose River
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose River
      • Moose River lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the south of Place Montmigny
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moose River came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Royville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Royville
      • Royville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southwest of Place Montmigny
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Royville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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    • Wheatland
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wheatland
      • Wheatland lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Place Montmigny
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheatland came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<2>
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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 Place Montmigny. 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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    • Lester Patrick     (Professional hockey)
      • Professional hockey. He was born in Drummondville (Quebec) on Monday December 31, 1883 and died in Victoria (British Columbia) on Wednesday June 1, 1960 at the age of 76. He is buried at Royal Oak Burial Park (British Columbia).
      • Drummondville is located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest of Place Montmigny.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Lester Patrick<3>
    • Mack Sennett     (Actor, director, producer, screenwriter)
      • Actor, director, producer, screenwriter. He was born in Danville (Quebec) on Saturday January 17, 1880 and died in Woodland Hills (California) on Saturday November 5, 1960 at the age of 80.
      • Danville is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the east of Place Montmigny.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mack Sennett<3>

How Far From Place Montmigny 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 Place Montmigny to various places of note, such as Parliament Hill.

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

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    • The National Capital at Parliament Hill (Ottawa, ON) is 161 miles [259.1 km]<1> to the west (W). If you could drive a straight line from Place Montmigny to Parliament Hill, with an average speed<4>of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, it would take less than three hours to make the trip. A comfortable walk of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour would take 10 days. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take 7 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,424 miles [8,729.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,148 miles [9,894.2 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,024 miles [6,476 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<8>

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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- Place Montmigny) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Place Montmigny. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8522, Longitude: -72.4056    
<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>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Place Montmigny to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 304.253 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.477 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.378 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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