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The location of Cream Hill









Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Cream Hill.

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Cream Hill 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 Cream Hill to various places of note, such as the White House.

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

  • Middlebury [Map], which is the Seat of Addison County, lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Cream Hill to Middlebury, 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 44 miles [70.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than an hour, a buggy would take most of two days and walking would take about three full days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 396 miles [637.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW). Driving would take most of a day, a buggy would take 16 days and walking would take 23 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 5,537 miles [8,910.9 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 6,255 miles [10,066.4 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 4,130 miles [6,646.6 km] and it lies to the East Northeast (ENE).<6>

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cream Hill ...

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.

Chimney Point   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest of Cream Hill   [Map]

Cornwall   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

Crown Point (NY)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]

Factoryville (NY)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]

Ironville (NY)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]

Piper Crossing   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]

Richville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

Salisbury Station   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the East   [Map]

Street Road (NY)   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

Willow Point   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [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 Cream Hill. 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.

Ralph Albert Blakelock

Artist. He was born in New York (New York) on Friday October 15, 1847 and died in Elizabethtown (New York) on Saturday August 9, 1919 at an age of 71. He was buried at Kensico Cemetery (Westchester County, New York) [Map].

Elizabethtown [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the northwest of Cream Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ralph Albert Blakelock<7>

John Deere

Inventor, industrialist. He was born in Rutland (Vermont) on Tueday February 7, 1804 and died in Moline (Illinois) on Monday May 17, 1886 at an age of 82. He was buried at Riverside Cemetery (Rock Island County, Illinois) [Map].

Rutland [Map] is located 28 miles [45.1 km] to the southeast of Cream Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Deere

Collis Huntington     (Collis Potter Huntington)

Railroad tycoon, industrialist. He was born in Harwinton (Connecticut) on Monday October 22, 1821 and died in Adirondack (New York) on Monday August 13, 1900 at an age of 78. He was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx County, New York) [Map].

Adirondack [Map] is located 23 miles [37 km] to the southwest of Cream Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Collis Huntington

Tom Tyler     (Born as Vincent Markowski)

Actor. He was born in Port Henry (New York) on Sunday August 9, 1903 and died in Hamtramck (Michigan) on Saturday May 1, 1954 at an age of 50. He was buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (Wayne County, Michigan) [Map].

Port Henry [Map] is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest of Cream Hill

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Tom Tyler

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Vermont

About Addison County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cream Hill. 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- Cream Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cream Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9314, Longitude: -73.3398     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cream Hill 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 Cream Hill 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 305.138 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 301.141 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 300.835 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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