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

Toll House

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
1. Toll House Marker
Inscription.  Site of toll house of the Stoyestown-Greensburg Turnpike Road Company The turnpike, a section of the Philadelphia-Pittsburgh road, was completed in 1819 at a cost of about $6,000 a mile. State took over the turnpike in 1911.
 
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 1819.
 
Location. 40° 18.174′ N, 79° 31.828′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of East Pittsburgh Street (Pennsylvania Route 130) and Stark Street, on the right when traveling west on East Pittsburgh Street. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Arthur Saint Clair (approx. 0.7 miles away); Westmoreland County (approx. ¾ mile away); Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor (approx. 0.8 miles away); Train Station at Greensburg
Toll House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
2. Toll House Marker
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Toll House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hannastown (approx. 3.2 miles away); Fort Allen (approx. 3½ miles away); Sion Church-Herolds Settlement (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
 
 
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 398 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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