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Outdoor Activities ...

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

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

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks 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 this GPS location for Little Rose:
    • 44.800798, -90.170410
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Little Rose
  • 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:
    • Waymark.com

Curious and Interesting Names Near Little Rose ...

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 wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Cherokee [Marathon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee
    • Cherokee [Marathon County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the north of Little Rose
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee
  • Chili [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chili
    • Chili [Clark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the southwest of Little Rose
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chili
  • Edgar [Marathon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edgar
    • Edgar [Marathon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Little Rose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,442 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgar
  • Loyal [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loyal
    • Loyal [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the west of Little Rose
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,233 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loyal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loyal
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    • March Rapids [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for March Rapids
      • March Rapids [Marathon County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the north of Little Rose
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for March Rapids have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on March Rapids
    • Rangeline [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rangeline
      • Rangeline [Marathon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the east of Little Rose
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rangeline
    • Schnappsville [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schnappsville
      • Schnappsville [Marathon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<1> to the northeast of Little Rose
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schnappsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schnappsville
    • Swan [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swan
      • Swan [Marathon County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Little Rose
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Swan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swan
    • Unity [Marathon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unity
      • Unity [Marathon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the northwest of Little Rose
      • Estimated population in 2019: 330 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unity

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 Little Rose. 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.

  • View Our List ...
    • Evelyn 'Pinky' Pinckert Brier     (Aviation pioneer)
      • Aviation pioneer. She was born in Medford (Wisconsin) on Monday April 12, 1909 and died in Redlands (California) on Sunday January 20, 2008 at the age of 98. She is buried at Montecito Memorial Park (San Bernardino County, California).
      • Medford is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the north of Little Rose.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Evelyn 'Pinky' Pinckert Brier<3>
    • Woodrow Wilson Rawls     (Author)
      • Author. He was born in Scraper (Oklahoma) on Wednesday September 24, 1913 and died in Marshfield (Wisconsin) on Sunday December 16, 1984 at the age of 71.
      • Marshfield is located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south of Little Rose.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Woodrow Wilson Rawls<3>

How Far From Little Rose 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 Little Rose to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Little Rose and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Wausau, which is the Seat of Marathon County and lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the east northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Little Rose to Wausau, with an average speed<4> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just about two full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take just over a day.
    • Madison, which is the State Capital of Wisconsin, lies 125 miles [201.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 8 days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 787 miles [1,266.6 km] to the east southeast (ESE). Driving would take just about two full days, a buggy would take 31 days and walking would take 45 days.
    • The shortest distance<5> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,128 miles [9,862.1 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<6>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,879 miles [11,070.7 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<7>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,777 miles [7,687.8 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Marathon County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marathon County: www.co.marathon.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little Rose. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8008, Longitude: -90.1704       In this case, the coordinates for Little Rose have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>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.
<4>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.
<5>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 Little Rose to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 316.128 degrees.
<7>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 313.669 degrees.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 309.018 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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