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Seneca Rocks in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Seneca Rocks

 
 
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By William J. Toman, July 19, 2011
1. Seneca Rocks Marker
Inscription. Seneca Rocks, an outstanding natural formation of Tuscarora Sandstone of the Silurian Age, rises over 900 feet above the North Fork of the South Branch. This almost perpendicular rock mass overlooks junction of Seneca Trail and Shawnee Trail, or Warriors' Path, and the site of the Indian village with its legend of "Snow Bird," the Indian Princess. One of West Virginia's best known landmarks.
 
Erected 1963 by the West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 38° 50.028′ N, 79° 22.577′ W. Marker is in Seneca Rocks, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 33 and State Highway 55, on the left when traveling north on U.S. 33. Touch for map. 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 (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); 10th Mountain Division (about 700 feet away); A Melting Pot House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sites Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eagle Rocks (approx. 4.5 miles away); Smoke Hole Cave
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By William J. Toman, July 19, 2011
2. Seneca Rocks Marker
The view looking north on U.S. Highway 33. Seneca Rocks is to the right.
(approx. 4.6 miles away); St. George’s Church (approx. 5.5 miles away); Champe Rocks (approx. 5.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seneca Rocks.
 
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Seneca Rocks Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, July 19, 2011
3. Seneca Rocks Marker
The view looking south on U.S. Highway 33.
Seneca Rocks image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, July 19, 2011
4. Seneca Rocks
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 680 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
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