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Greensburg in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Toll House

 
 
Toll House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
1. Toll House Marker
Inscription.  Just northeast of here stood 1 of 5 gates of Greensburg-Pittsburgh Turnpike Road Company The turnpike, a section of the Pittsburgh-Philadelphia road, was completed in 1817. Over it, passed goods in trade between east and west.
 
Erected 1955 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1817.
 
Location. 40° 18.378′ N, 79° 34.186′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of Tollgate Hill Road and Mount Odin Park Entrance, on the right when traveling east on Tollgate Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensburg PA 15601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mother Ann Regina Ennis (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mother M. Aloysia Lowe (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton (approx. ¾ mile away); 9/11 Memorial
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Huff Mansion (approx. 1.2 miles away); Train Station at Greensburg (approx. 1.2 miles away); One Academy Hill Place (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
 
Toll House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
2. Toll House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 544 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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