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

Toll House

 
 
Toll House Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Train Station at Greensburg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Westmoreland County (approx. 1.3 miles away); Arthur Saint Clair (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fort Allen (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Toll House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sion Church-Herolds Settlement (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Allen (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bushy Run (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
 
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Toll House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 7, 2011
2. Toll House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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