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Cheektowaga in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Toll Gate

 
 
Site of Toll Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
1. Site of Toll Gate Marker
Inscription. On this site was located one of the early toll booths for the Buffalo - Batavia Plank Road laid out by Joseph Ellicott, and the plank road towards Lancaster and Alden. The toll was later moved west about 400 feet. It was abandoned in the early 1900's.
 
Erected 1975 by Town of Cheektowaga.
 
Location. 42° 54.221′ N, 78° 45.176′ W. Marker is in Cheektowaga, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Broadway (New York State Route 130) east of Ellicott Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is roadside at the Cheektowaga Town Hall complex. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3301 Broadway, Buffalo NY 14227, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Original Site of Forks Hose Company #2 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bellevue (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of Underground Railway Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bennet Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Earliest Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary (approx. 1.7 miles away); George Urban, Jr. Residence (approx. 2.3 miles away); War of 1812 Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cheektowaga.
 
Related marker.
Eastward - NY 130 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
2. Eastward - NY 130
Marker face is just above the snowbank at left.
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Batavia
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Westward - NY 130 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
3. Westward - NY 130
Marker face is just above the snowbank at right, near the center streetlight.
Cheektowaga Town Hall image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
4. Cheektowaga Town Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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