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Penn Yan in Yates County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Toll Plank Road

 
 
Toll Plank Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, August 21, 2017
1. Toll Plank Road Marker
Inscription.  Site of #1 Toll Gate House. Branchport & Penn Yan Plank Road Company built 8 mile Toll Road in 1849. Burned April 1879 ending the Tolls
 
Erected 2017 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 389.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
 
Location. 42° 39.33′ N, 77° 4.311′ W. Marker is in Penn Yan, New York, in Yates County. Marker is at the intersection of W Lake Road (New York State Route 54A) and Ritchie Blvd., on the left when traveling south on W Lake Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2485 W Lake Road, Penn Yan NY 14527, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 130 Main Street (approx. one mile away); Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. one mile away); Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. one mile away); 101 Main Street (approx. one mile away); 103 Main Street
Toll Plank Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, August 21, 2017
2. Toll Plank Road Marker
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(approx. one mile away); 115 Main Street (approx. one mile away); 131 Main Street (approx. one mile away); "The Bandstand" (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Yan.
 
Toll Plank Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, August 21, 2017
3. Toll Plank Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2017, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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