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Eckman, West Virginia
Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Eckman.
This page contains four sections:
How Far From Eckman to ...
We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers & Almanacs that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Eckman to various places of note, such as the White House.
With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Eckman and extending to:
Communities Also Named Eckman ...
While the name Eckman is unique within West Virginia, we know of one more community in the United States.
Communities Outside of West Virginia
Distance: About 1,251 miles [2,013.3 km] to the Northwest.
Curious and Interesting Names Near Eckman ...
As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.
Notable Births & Deaths ...
This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.
Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Eckman. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.
Earl Coleman Francis
Major League Baseball. He was born in Slab Fork (West Virginia) on Sunday July 14, 1935 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Wednesday July 3, 2002 at an age of 67. He was buried at Homewood Cemetery (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania) [Map].
Alex Hawkins (Clifton Alexander Hawkins)
Professional football. He was born in Welch (West Virginia) on Friday July 2, 1937 and died in Columbia (South Carolina) on Tueday September 12, 2017 at an age of 80.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 07 Mar 2019