A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Feathers Chapel, Tennessee
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Feathers Chapel.
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 Feathers Chapel, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Feathers Chapel and the surrounding area.
Before heading outdoors, you should check the weather:
The National Weather Service forecast for Feathers Chapel 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 Feathers Chapel. 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 Feathers Chapel.
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 Fayette County as the starting point when you click on the link below:
The Fayette County sighting report from eBird.
Since Feathers Chapel is near Haywood County and also Tipton 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 Feathers Chapel.
How Far From Feathers Chapel 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 Feathers Chapel to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Feathers Chapel and extending to:
Curious and Interesting Names Near Feathers Chapel ...
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 Feathers Chapel. 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.
Reverend William Herbert Brewster, Sr.
Musician. He was born in Somerville (Tennessee) on Friday July 2, 1897 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Wednesday October 14, 1987 at an age of 90. He was buried at New Park Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee) [Map].
John Lewis Dodge, Jr.
Major League Baseball. He was born in Bolivar (Tennessee) on Saturday April 27, 1889 and died in Mobile (Alabama) on Monday June 19, 1916 at an age of 27. He was buried at Cave Hill Cemetery (Jefferson County, Kentucky) [Map].
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.
Benjamin Joyce 'Benn' Karr
Major League Baseball. He was born in Mount Pleasant (Mississippi) on Tueday November 28, 1893 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Sunday December 8, 1968 at an age of 75.
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.
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].
Rufus Thomas, Jr.
Musician. He was born in Cayce (Mississippi) on Monday March 26, 1917 and died in Memphis (Tennessee) on Saturday December 15, 2001 at an age of 84. He was buried at New Park Cemetery (Shelby County, Tennessee) [Map].
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Feathers Chapel. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Fayette County: www.fayettetn.us/
The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Nov 2019