About one half mile above this point is the "Great Crossings" of the Youghiogheny River, where George Washington crossed November 18th, 1753, when sent as envoy by Gov. Dinwiddie of Virginia to the French Commandant at Fort Le Boeuf.
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Augustine, Edgar E., Jr. • Bisel, Arthur • Blocker, Charles E. • Craig, Jay • Eberhart, Lewis E., Jr. • Frazee, Harry • Hendershot, . . . — — Map (db m152672) WM
The old Petersburg Toll House is the only hand-cut native stone toll house in Pennsylvania. It is an authentic reflection of the structure as it existed in 1835 when toll collection began. The interior with its original flooring and period . . . — — Map (db m106180) HM
One of the six original toll houses on the Cumberland or National Road is on the hill opposite. Built after the road was turned over to the State in 1835 by the U.S. Restored and preserved by the D.A.R. — — Map (db m350) HM