Tollhouse (HMIN5)

Location: Tollhouse, CA 93667 Fresno County
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N 37° 1.14', W 119° 23.95'

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In the early 60's Elijah Sarvers, a solitary goatherd, was the first non-Indian here. In 1866 the Woods Bros. began making shakes on Pine Ridge, hiring Indians to carry them down the mountain. In 1867 the county granted them a franchise to build a toll road and fixed the rates. As more mills sprang up a village grew around the toll house. The county bought the road in 1878 and its use became free. It was so steep that despite the great skill of the long line teamsters, an occasional outfit would be lost, yet most of the lumber to build early Fresno came down it. It was replaced by the present road in 1923. Now the new Freeway nears completion.

Jim Savage Chapter 1852
E Clampus Vitus
October 19, 1969
HM NumberHMIN5
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Marker Number11
Year Placed1969
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 9:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 286567 N 4099671
Decimal Degrees37.01900000, -119.39916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 1.14', W 119° 23.95'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 1' 8.40" N, 119° 23' 57.00" W
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Area Code(s)559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 28678-28700 Old Tollhouse Rd, Tollhouse CA 93667, US
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