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Beecher Falls, Vermont

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Beecher Falls.

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Beecher Falls to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Beecher Falls to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Guildhall [Map], which is the Seat of Essex County, lies 30 miles [48.3 km] to the South. If you could walk a straight line from Beecher Falls to Guildhall, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of two days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
  • Montpelier [Map], which is the State Capital of Vermont, lies 73 miles [117.5 km] to the Southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take most of three days and walking would take 5 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 508 miles [817.5 km] to the Southwest (SW). Driving would take just over a day, a buggy would take 20 days and walking would take 29 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,420 miles [8,722.6 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 6,139 miles [9,879.8 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,015 miles [6,461.5 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Beecher Falls ...

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.

Clarksville (NH)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East of Beecher Falls   [Map]

Cones (NH)   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the South   [Map]

Georges (NH)   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the South   [Map]

Happy Corner (NH)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

Kidderville (NH)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Ladd's Mills (QC)   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the West   [Map]

Stewartstown (NH)   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

Stewartstown Hollow (NH)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Tinkerville (NH)   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the South   [Map]

Upper Kidderville (NH)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [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 Beecher Falls. 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.

Louis St. Laurent     (Louis Stephen St. Laurent)

16th Prime Minister of Canada (November 1948 - June 1957). He was born in Compton (Quebec) on Monday November 15, 1948 and died in Quebec City (Quebec) on Friday June 21, 1957 at an age of 8.

Compton [Map] is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest of Beecher Falls

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Louis St. Laurent<7>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Beecher Falls) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beecher Falls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0081, Longitude: -71.5079     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beecher Falls 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 Beecher Falls 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 303.827 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 299.856 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 299.385 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:

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