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Parkersburg in Wood County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

The Toll House

 
 
The Toll House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
1. The Toll House Marker
Inscription.  This marks the site of The Toll House at the meeting of the Staunton and Northwestern Pikes over which came the sturdy pioneers to settle Wood County.
 
Erected 1925 by The James Wood Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Parkersburg.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 15.806′ N, 81° 32.578′ W. Marker is in Parkersburg, West Virginia, in Wood County. Marker is at the intersection of Old US 50 (SR 618) and Staunton Avenue (SR 47) on Old US 50 (SR 618). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Parkersburg WV 26101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Tollgate House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Turnpikes (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Hugh Phelps (approx. 0.6 miles away); Neal's Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Block-House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sumner School / Robert W. Simmons (approx. 0.7 miles
The Toll House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2021
2. The Toll House Marker
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away); Tavenner Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Rotary Club of Parkersburg (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parkersburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   2. submitted on May 31, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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