Rough and Ready Toll House

Rough and Ready Toll House (HMQNT)

Location: Rough and Ready, CA 95975 Nevada County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 13.8', W 121° 8.177'

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Built it 1859 by Benoni Thompson to collect tolls for using the Gephardt Union Turnpike running 6 miles from Penn Valley to Grass Valley. The last remaining original toll house in the West. It served as a Wells Fargo Express office and stage stop, and was the secret rendezvous place of Joaquin Murietta and Lola Montez.
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Marker Number08-01
Year Placed2009
Placed ByWm. Bull Meek - Wm. Morris Stewart Chapter No. 10, E Clampus Vitus, Nevada City, Ca
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 1:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 660864 N 4343955
Decimal Degrees39.23000000, -121.13628333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 13.8', W 121° 8.177'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 13' 48.00" N, 121° 8' 10.62" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14400-14418 Rough and Ready Hwy, Rough and Ready CA 95975, US
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