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Lockport in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Toll Gate Hill

 
 
Toll Gate Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 13, 2014
1. Toll Gate Hill Marker
Inscription. Toll Gate built and owned by the Lockport - Wrights Corners Plank Road Co. One of three toll roads in Niagara County 1849-1905.
 
Erected by Wrights Corners BSA Troop 40.
 
Location. 43° 11.648′ N, 78° 40.593′ W. Marker is in Lockport, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Lake Avenue (New York State Route 78) 1.9 miles south of Ridge Road (New York State Route 104), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lockport NY 14094, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wyndham Lawn (approx. 0.4 miles away); City of Lockport Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Niagara Grape Vine (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lockport (approx. mile away); The Lowertown Historic District (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cold Springs Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lockport Bank (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lockport.
 
Regarding Toll Gate Hill. Toll Gate Hill is part of the Niagara Escarpment; see link.
 
Also see . . .
Northward View Toll Gate Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 13, 2014
2. Northward View Toll Gate Hill Marker
The fencing on the right encloses the Cornell University Cooperative Extension/Niagara County fairgrounds site. Note the black-on-yellow hill ahead sign in the distant background.
1. Niagara Escarpment - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Cornell University Cooperative Extension, Niagara County Fair. Site adjacent to the Toll Gate Hill Marker. (Submitted on January 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Additional keywords. Niagara Escarpment
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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