From 1804 to about the time of World War I, every road out of
Murfreesboro, except one, was a turnpike. Tollgates were placed
along these turnpikes where fees
known as 'pikage' were collected.
Each gate was operated by a
family who lived in the tollgate
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1804.
Location. 35° 50.646′ N, 86° 23.772′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is on 312 S Front Street. Located in the Cannonsburgh Village. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro TN 37129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Uncle Dave Mason (1870-1952) (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Jesse Messick (within shouting distance of this marker); Rio Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Leeman House
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2015, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2015, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.