Seneca Rocks in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
10th Mountain Division
10th Mountain Division and
the soldiers they trained here on
In 1943-44 these men climbed
here to prepare themselves for the
difficulties of mountain warfare
before facing action during
World War II.
Location. 38° 50.038′ N, 79° 22.438′ W. Marker is in Seneca Rocks, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of State Highway 28/55 and Roy Gap Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center in Monogahela National Forest. Marker is in this post office area: Seneca Rocks WV 26884, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. More Than One Way Up (within shouting distance of this marker); Seneca Rocks (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sites Homestead (about 800 feet away); A Melting Pot House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eagle Rocks (approx. 4.4 miles away); Champe Rocks (approx. 5.5 miles away); Smoke Hole (approx. 5.6 miles away); Fort Upper Tract (approx. 5.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Seneca Rocks.
Also see . . . Training at Seneca Rocks. Personal account of the training (Submitted on October 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 828 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.