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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Edward Grove.

This page contains seven sections:

Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Edward Grove, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Edward Grove and the surrounding area.

Weather ...

Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:

The National Weather Service forecast for Edward Grove and surrounding area.

Astronomy ...

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 Edward Grove. 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 Edward Grove.

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 Haywood County as the starting point when you click on the link below:

The Haywood County sighting report from eBird.

Since Edward Grove is near Lauderdale County and also Crockett County, we have provided a link to their eBird sighting reports:

Sighting report for Lauderdale County

Sighting report for Crockett County

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:

The Waymark.com website, centered on Edward Grove.

How Far From Edward Grove 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 Edward Grove to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Edward Grove and extending to:

  • Brownsville [Map], which is the Seat of Haywood County, lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast. If you could walk a straight line from Edward Grove to Brownsville, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take five to six hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take nearly four hours.
  • Nashville [Map], which is the State Capital of Tennessee, lies 151 miles [243 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). 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 9 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 714 miles [1,149.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 28 days and walking would take 41 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,552 miles [10,544.4 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,276 miles [11,709.6 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,152 miles [8,291.3 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Edward Grove ...

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.

Central   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest of Edward Grove   [Map]

Christmasville   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]

Cotton Lake   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Curve   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the North   [Map]

Dry Hill   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]

Forked Deer   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Frog Jump   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Gates   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]

Hurricane Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]

Nutbush   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]

Rudolph   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]

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 Edward Grove. 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.

Walter O. Fuller

Musician. He was born in Dyersburg (Tennessee) on Tueday February 15, 1910 and died in San Diego (California) on Sunday April 20, 2003 at an age of 93. He was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park (San Diego County, California) [Map].

Dyersburg [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the north of Edward Grove

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Walter O. Fuller<7>

Isaac Hayes     (Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr.)

Musician, composer, actor. He was born in Covington (Tennessee) on Thursday August 20, 1942 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday August 10, 2008 at an age of 66.

Covington [Map] is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest of Edward Grove

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Isaac Hayes

Dr. Cary 'Doc' Middlecoff

Professional golf. He was born in Halls (Tennessee) on Thursday January 6, 1921 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Tueday September 1, 1998 at an age of 77.

Halls [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Edward Grove

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dr. Cary 'Doc' Middlecoff

Hammie Nixon     (Born as Hammie Nickerson)

Musician. He was born in Brownsville (Tennessee) on Tueday January 22, 1907 and died in Jackson (Tennessee) on Friday August 17, 1984 at an age of 77.

Brownsville [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Edward Grove

Jackson [Map] is located 34 miles [54.7 km] to the east of Edward Grove

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Hammie Nixon

James 'Yank' Rachell

Musician. He was born in Brownsville (Tennessee) on Wednesday March 16, 1910 and died in Indianapolis (Indiana) on Wednesday April 9, 1997 at an age of 87. He was buried at New Crown Cemetery (Marion County, Indiana) [Map].

Brownsville [Map] is located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Edward Grove

Find-A-Grave Memorial: James 'Yank' Rachell

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Edward Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edward Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.7054, Longitude: -89.4276     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edward Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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.

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<3>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 Edward Grove to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 315.431 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 311.616 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 310.938 degrees.

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<7>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.

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