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Tollgate in Ritchie County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tollgate

 
 
Tollgate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 11, 2015
1. Tollgate Marker
Inscription. The Northwestern Turnpike, a favorite project of George Washington, opened in 1838. Such highways were called "turnpikes" from the gates at which tolls were collected. This town is named for the toll gate which stood here.
 
Erected 2009 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Location. 39° 16.144′ N, 80° 54.967′ W. Marker is in Tollgate, West Virginia, in Ritchie County. Marker is at the intersection of Cabin Run Road (County Route 10) and U.S. 50, on the right when traveling north on Cabin Run Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pennsboro WV 26415, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harrisville (approx. 3 miles away); Pennsboro B&O Depot (approx. 3 miles away); Pennsboro (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Stone House (approx. 3.2 miles away); Ephraim Bee (approx. 4.6 miles away); Beehive Inn (approx. 7.9 miles away); West Union (approx. 7.9 miles away); a different marker also named Harrisville (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Tollgate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, January 11, 2015
2. Tollgate Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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