What does 'All over Hell's half acre' mean?

If you have been all over Hell's half acre, you have been traveling and visiting many more places than originally intended, usually because you were unsuccessful in finding what you were looking for.

It can also be used to mean everywhere.

Idioms similar to 'All over Hell's half acre'

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