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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Brimstone Corner.

This page contains four sections:

How Far From Brimstone Corner 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 Brimstone Corner to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Chelsea [Map], which is the Seat of Orange County, lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest. If you could walk a straight line from Brimstone Corner to Chelsea, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take four to five hours to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take a little over three hours.
  • Montpelier [Map], which is the State Capital of Vermont, lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW). The buggy would take just over a day and walking would take just about two full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 426 miles [685.6 km] to the Southwest (SW). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of a day, a buggy would take 17 days and walking would take 25 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,493 miles [8,840.1 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 6,209 miles [9,992.4 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,084 miles [6,572.6 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Communities Also Named Brimstone Corner ...

We have found 3 communities that share the name Brimstone Corner.

While the name Brimstone Corner is unique within Vermont, we know of another 3 communities with the same name in the United States.


Communities Outside of Vermont

Colorado

Delta County

Our profile page for Brimstone Corner, Delta County   [Map]

Distance: About 1,865 miles [3,001.4 km] to the West.

Maine

Oxford County

Our profile page for Brimstone Corner, Oxford County   [Map]

Distance: About 89 miles [143.2 km] to the East Northeast.

Massachusetts

Plymouth County

Our profile page for Brimstone Corner, Plymouth County   [Map]

Distance: About 149 miles [239.8 km] to the South Southeast.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Brimstone Corner ...

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.

Cookville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North of Brimstone Corner   [Map]

Copper Flat   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Copperfield (Historic)   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Hardscrabble (NH)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Kennedy Corners   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

Lyme (NH)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

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

Post Mills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]

Union Village   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]

Waits River   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [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 Brimstone Corner. 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.

Bob 'Captain Kangaroo' Keeshan     (Robert James Keeshan)

Producer, actor. He was born in Lynbrook (New York) on Monday June 27, 1927 and died in Hartford (Vermont) on Friday January 23, 2004 at an age of 76. He was buried at St. Josephs Cemetery (Suffolk County, New York) [Map].

Hartford [Map] is located 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Brimstone Corner

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bob 'Captain Kangaroo' Keeshan<7>

Julian Rix

Artist. He was born in Peacham (Vermont) on Monday December 30, 1850 and died in New York (New York) on Tueday November 24, 1903 at an age of 52. He was buried at Cedar Lawn Cemetery (Passaic County, New Jersey) [Map].

Peacham [Map] is located 27 miles [43.5 km] to the north of Brimstone Corner

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Julian Rix

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/

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 drawn from Point A (ie- Brimstone Corner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brimstone Corner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9378, Longitude: -72.2656     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brimstone Corner 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 Brimstone Corner 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 304.471 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 300.394 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.318 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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