W-G-M Turnpike

W-G-M Turnpike (HM13U0)

Location: Mercersburg, PA 17236 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.063', W 77° 54.247'

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Built c. 1845 as Number 8 of the nine tollhouses on the Waynesburg-Greencastle-McConnellsburg turnpike which ran 2 miles from the Maryland state line east of Waynesboro through Mercersburg to McConnellsburg, this building is one of two extant tollhouses from this historic Baltimore to Pittsburgh trade route. Begun in 1819, the toll road took 17 years to complete and continued in operation until 1918 when it was taken over by the state.
HM NumberHM13U0
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 2:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 251488 N 4413411
Decimal Degrees39.83438333, -77.90411667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.063', W 77° 54.247'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 3.78" N, 77° 54' 14.82" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 254-398 Buchanan Trail W, Mercersburg PA 17236, US
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