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Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Dozier.
This page contains eight sections:
Outdoor Activities ...
As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).
When in Dozier, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Dozier and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Dozier and surrounding area.
Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help amateurs find their way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website lists the visible planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their track 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 the location for Dozier. Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude for your actual position.
The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Dozier.
Bird Watching ...
We enjoy finding new spots for bird watching and we use the eBird website to find local sighting reports and hotspots.
The eBird website is organized on a county-by-county basis. We have selected Cheatham County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Cheatham County sighting report from eBird.
Since Dozier is near Dickson County and also Montgomery County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:
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:
The Waymark.com website, centered on Dozier.
How Far From Dozier 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 Dozier to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Dozier and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Dozier ...
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 talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
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 Dozier. 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.
Duane Allman (Howard Duane Allman)
Musician. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Wednesday November 20, 1946 and died in Macon (Georgia) on Friday October 29, 1971 at an age of 24. He was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery (Bibb County, Georgia) [Map].
Gregg Allman (Gregg LeNoir Allman)
Musician - a member of the 'Allman Brothers Band'. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Monday December 8, 1947 and died in Richmond Hill (Georgia) on Saturday May 27, 2017 at an age of 69. He was buried at Rose Hill Cemetery (Bibb County, Georgia) [Map].
Chester Burton 'Chet' Atkins
Musician. He was born in Luttrell (Tennessee) on Friday June 20, 1924 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Saturday June 30, 2001 at an age of 77. He was buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Musician. He was born in Carthage (Tennessee) on Thursday December 14, 1899 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday July 2, 1982 at an age of 82. He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Edward Emerson Barnard
Astronomer. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday October 16, 1857 and died in Williams Bay (Wisconsin) on Tueday February 6, 1923 at an age of 65. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
John Andrew Beazley
Major League Baseball. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Saturday May 25, 1918 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Saturday April 21, 1990 at an age of 71. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Musician. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Tueday March 7, 1905 and died in Indianapolis (Indiana) on Monday April 29, 1935 at an age of 30. He was buried at Floral Park Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana) [Map].
Wayne H. Carson
Songwriter, producer. He was born in Denver (Colorado) on Tueday May 5, 1942 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Monday July 20, 2015 at an age of 73. He was buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
June Carter Cash (Born as Valerie June Carter)
Oscar nominated actress, singer, songwriter, comedian, author. She was born in Maces Spring (Virginia) on Sunday June 23, 1929 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Thursday May 15, 2003 at an age of 73.
William Benjamin 'Ben' Chapman
Major League Baseball. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Friday December 25, 1908 and died in Hoover (Alabama) on Wednesday July 7, 1993 at an age of 84. He was buried at Elmwood Cemetery (Jefferson County, Alabama) [Map].
Adolphus Anthony 'Doc' Cheatham
Musician. He was born in Nashville (Tennessee) on Tueday June 13, 1905 and died in Washington, DC [Map] on Monday June 2, 1997 at an age of 92. He was buried at Greenwood Cemetery (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
William Russell 'Russ' Craft
Professional football. He was born in McEwen (Tennessee) on Wednesday October 15, 1919 and died in Wellsburg (West Virginia) on Monday January 12, 2009 at an age of 89. He was buried at Franklin Cemetery (Brooke County, West Virginia) [Map].
Musician. He was born in Dorchester (Massachusetts) on Friday May 29, 1925 and died in Nashville (Tennessee) on Thursday June 12, 2008 at an age of 83. He was buried at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens (Davidson County, Tennessee) [Map].
Communities Also Named Dozier ...
We have found 6 communities that share the name Dozier.
While the name Dozier is unique within Tennessee, we know of another 6 communities with the same name in the United States.
Communities Outside of Tennessee
Distance: About 332 miles [534.3 km] to the South.
Distance: About 1,898 miles [3,054.5 km] to the West Northwest.
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 373 miles [600.3 km] to the South Southeast.
Our profile page for Dozier, Franklin County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<9>
Although located in Franklin County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.
Distance: About 375 miles [603.5 km] to the East.
Distance: About 744 miles [1,197.4 km] to the West.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dozier. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Cheatham County: www.cheathamcounty.net/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Nov 2019