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Hillsboro Toll Gate

No. 1

 
 
Hillsboro Toll Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, March 8, 2010
1. Hillsboro Toll Gate Marker
Inscription. Ten yds. north stood toll gate and toll gate house erected by Nashville and Hillsboro Turnpike Co., Incorporated in 1848. Charges to travel macadamized road could not exceed: horse or mule, 3 cents; 10 sheep, 20 cents; 20 meat cattle, 25 cents; carriage drawn by pair of horses or mules, 25 cents. Toll removed in 1903. Toll gate house, enlarged, stands 20 yds. northwest.
 
Erected 1970 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 34.)
 
Location. 36° 7.781′ N, 86° 48.14′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on 21st Ave, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2206 Hillsboro Pk S, Nashville TN 37212, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Nashville (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battle of Nashville (about 700 feet away); Assault on Montgomery Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hillsboro Theater (approx. half a mile away); Hillsboro-West End (approx. half a mile away);
Hillsboro Toll Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, March 8, 2010
2. Hillsboro Toll Gate Marker
Belmont-Hillsboro Neighborhood (approx. half a mile away); Belmont Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ward-Belmont College (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  Definition of macadamized. (Submitted on March 9, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 889 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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