Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Hillsboro Toll Gate No. 1

Marker ID: NHC 34
Location: 2206 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 7.781    W 086° 48.14
  36.12968333    -86.80233333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4ABQ


Ten yards north stood toll gate and toll gate house erected by Nashville and Hillsboro Turnpike Co., Incorporated in 1848. Charges to travel macadamized road could not exceed: horse or mule, 3¢; 10 sheep, 20¢; 20 meat cattle, 25¢; carriage drawn by pair of horses or mules, 25¢. Toll removed in 1903. Toll gate house, enlarged, stands 20 yds. northwest.