LaVale Toll Gate House-National Road

LaVale Toll House
Only remaining toll gate on National Road in Maryland. The toll house is a historical site that is open to visitors at all times. Interpretive signage available on site and guests can peer inside the toll house to sneak a peek of eras ago. Historic plaque indicates fees for wagons, animals and pedestrians to use road.
May-Oct: Sat-Sun, 1:30-4:30pm, or by appointment.



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March 5, 2020
This is the real deal. You get to go inside and see how the tollkeeper's family lived. On the outside you can see the tolls listed for the 1st National road west. If you get to upstairs to the...
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December 29, 2018
As avid geocachers, we travel for miles around. We have been in La Vale several times caching. Thanks to the person who hid a cache to bring people to the toll house. it is beautiful and a peek...
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June 14, 2017
Built in 1835 for the National Road, the toll houses were used to collect money for road maintenance, which was the responsibility of the states. There's another one in Petersburg, PA. It has a...