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Near Uniontown in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Toll House

 
 
Toll House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
1. Toll House Marker
Inscription. One of the six original toll houses on the Cumberland or National Road. It was built by the State after the road was turned over to it by the United States in 1835. The road was completed through this section in 1817-1818.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Historic National Road marker series.
 
Location. 39° 56.781′ N, 79° 47.586′ W. Marker is near Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on National Road (U.S. 40) 0.2 miles west of Dearth Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Uniontown PA 15401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Searight’s Tollhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); National Road (approx. 3.9 miles away); George C. Marshall (approx. 4.6 miles away); Old West School House (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named George C. Marshall (approx. 4.7 miles away); Fayette County (approx. 4.8 miles away); James Finley (approx. 5 miles away); Uniontown (approx. 5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Uniontown.
 
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Toll House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 17, 2011
2. Toll House Marker
Looking west on National Road (US 40) Searight's Toll House in background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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