Amston, Connecticut: Eagle Rock

Large outcropping of rock painted like a Bald Eagle.
Address:
Hwy 66, Amston, CT
Directions:
Hwy 2 exit 13. Drive northeast for three miles. On the right, a couple hundred yards past the intersection of Buck Rd.
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Eagle Rock's Former Identity

This was known as Frog Rock and painted like a frog in late 60s. When passing by it was obligatory to throw bottles from passenger side, over the car, to smash on Frog Rock.

[a higgins, 03/25/2009]

Eagle Rock became an eagle in 1989, and has received the town's blessing in that form. The eagle is given touch-ups every few years by local volunteers.

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A few miles out of Marlborough CT there is a very large outcropping of rock painted like a Bald Eagle. It's pretty impressive, especially when you stumble on it while being hopelessly lost.

[Douglas Lain, 03/23/2001]

"Steve" notes: "Many years ago was painted to resemble a turtle. Became 'Eagle Rock' more than 10 years ago."

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