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Near Upper Tract in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Eagle Rocks

 
 
Eagle Rocks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 3, 2015
1. Eagle Rocks Marker
Inscription.
Named for William Eagle, a Revolutionary War soldier who lived nearby. Enlisting at age fifteen, 12-24-1776, he served in the 3rd, 4th, 8th, and 12th Va. Rgts., Continental Line, at Valley Forge and Yorktown. Died, 1848, and is buried here.
 
Erected 1975 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 38° 49.422′ N, 79° 17.588′ W. Marker is near Upper Tract, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is on Smoke Hole Road (County Route 2) 2.2 miles north of Petersburg Pike (U.S. 220), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located within Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Tract WV 26866, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smoke Hole Cave (approx. 1.2 miles away); Smoke Hole (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Smoke Hole (approx. 1.7 miles away); St. George’s Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); Fort Upper Tract (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sites Homestead (approx. 4.4 miles away); A Melting Pot House (approx. 4.4 miles away); 10th Mountain Division (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Upper Tract.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Eagle Rocks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 3, 2015
2. Eagle Rocks Marker
William Eagle grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 3, 2015
3. William Eagle grave marker
Eagle Rocks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Craft, July 3, 2015
4. Eagle Rocks Marker
Eagle Rocks in the background
Eagle Rocks in the Winter image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 30, 2016
5. Eagle Rocks in the Winter
Eagle Rocks Marker on a Cold Sunny Day image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 30, 2016
6. Eagle Rocks Marker on a Cold Sunny Day
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.   5, 6. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on November 11, 2016.
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