Newtown Heritage Walk No. 19The Newtown and Wrightstown Turnpike (Durham) Toll House was in operation from approximately 1870 to 1920, when it was originally located at this site at the intersection of Sycamore Street (532) and Durham Road (413). The toll house served as the headquarters of the Wrightstown and Newtown Turnpike Company. The section of the turnpike that this gatekeeper controlled was from the intersection of the routes now known as 532 and 413 to Wrightstown-Taylorsville Road and 413. The turnpike ceased to function in 1920 and the house became a private dwelling.
|Placed By||Newtown Historical Association and the J. W. McGrath Organization|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 9:44am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 505303 N 4453940|
|Decimal Degrees||40.23588333, -74.93765000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 14.153', W 74° 56.259'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 14' 9.18" N, 74° 56' 15.54" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||215, 267|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3 Durham Rd, Newtown PA 18940, US|
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