Amston, Connecticut: Eagle RockLarge outcropping of rock painted like a Bald Eagle.
- Hwy 66, Amston, CT
- Hwy 2 exit 13. Drive northeast for three miles. On the right, a couple hundred yards past the intersection of Buck Rd.
Visitor Tips and News About Eagle Rock
On Route 66 in Hebron is Eagle Rock, a patriotic landmark that has been painted since 1989. Signed by a local artist named "Sawyer." The rock is between Stonehouse and Buck Roads, near house #516.[Donna, 08/25/2014]
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.
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."