Eckford may refer to:

Place Names

* Eckford Township, Michigan, USA


* Eckford of Brooklyn, an American baseball club from 1855 to 1872 in Brooklyn, New York


* Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine students
* Henry Eckford, a Scottish-born naval architect and shipbuilder of the early 19th century in the United States and Ottoman Empire.
* Henry Eckford, a British plant breeder.


*USNS Henry Eckford, an oiler of the United States Navy.

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  • Eckford —    1) ECKFORD, a parish, in the district of Kelso, county of Roxburgh; containing, with the villages of Caverton and Cessford, 1069 inhabitants, of whom 98 are in the village of Eckford, 5 miles (S. by W.) from Kelso, and 48 in that of… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Eckford — Henry Eckford (* 12. März 1775 in Kilwinning, Schottland; † 12. November 1832 in Konstantinopel) war ein schottisch amerikanischer Schiffbauer, der besonders mit seinen im britisch amerikanischen Krieg 1812 15 für die U.S. Navy konstruierten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eckford — This name is of Scottish territorial origin from the lands of Eckford near Kelso, Roxburghshire. The component elements of the palcename are believed to be the Northern Medieval English heck from the Old English haec translating variously as a… …   Surnames reference

  • Eckford of Brooklyn — Eckford of Brooklyn, or simply Eckford, was an American baseball club from 1855 to 1872. When the pioneering Union Grounds opened for baseball in 1862, the Eckfords must have been the most important tenant, for they played more games than any… …   Wikipedia

  • Eckford of Brooklyn — Eckford de Brooklyn Eckford of Brooklyn Période d activité 1855 1872 Ligue …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eckford de Brooklyn — Eckford of Brooklyn Période d activité 1855 1872 Ligue NAPBBP …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Eckford Township, Michigan — Infobox Settlement official name = Eckford Township, Michigan settlement type = Township nickname = motto = imagesize = image caption = image |pushpin pushpin label position =left pushpin map caption =Location within the state of Michigan pushpin …   Wikipedia

  • Eckford chain — The Eckford Chain of lakes is comprised of Blue Mountain Lake, Eagle Lake, and Utowana Lake in the Adirondacks in New York. The chain was named for Henry Eckford, a noted engineer and ship builder who made a survey of the lakes in 1811.… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Eckford (shipbuilder) — [Jampoler, p. 44] Mahmud II then hired Eckford, who began to build ships in the Turkish shipyard for the Ottoman Navy, starting with a small schooner, a frigate, and a 74 gun ship constructed using a frame imported from New York City. He also… …   Wikipedia

  • Elizabeth Eckford — (born October 4, 1941 in Little Rock, Arkansas) is one of the African American students known as the Little Rock Nine. On September 4, 1957, she and eight other African American students attempted to enter Little Rock Central High School, which… …   Wikipedia

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