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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.  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 walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church of Greensburg (approx. 0.7 miles away); Arthur Saint Clair (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Westmoreland County
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor (approx. 0.8 miles away); One Academy Hill Place (approx. 0.8 miles away); Train Station at Greensburg (approx. 0.9 miles away); Huff Mansion (approx. one mile 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 462 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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