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Toll House - Michigan Road

 
 
Toll House - Michigan Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, October 1, 2006
1. Toll House - Michigan Road Marker
Inscription. Operated by Augusta Gravel Road Co., circa 1866-1892. First major state road, built in the 1830's, from the Ohio River to Lake Michigan.
 
Erected 1961 by the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Indiana. (Marker Number 49.1961.3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers, and the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 39° 50.422′ N, 86° 11.307′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is on North Michigan Road (U.S. 421) north of Cold Spring Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4702 N. Michigan Road, Indianapolis IN 46228, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hinkle Fieldhouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); Crown Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of Golden Hill Totem Pole (approx. 1.5 miles away); Benjamin Harrison (approx. 1.6 miles away); Richard Jordan Gatling (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
House that sits behind the toll house sign. image. Click for full size.
By Mbowyer, October 1, 2006
2. House that sits behind the toll house sign.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,870 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2006, by M. Bowyer of Indianapolis, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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