The Resource Grave Creek and Pennsylvania State Line Turnpike Company records

Grave Creek and Pennsylvania State Line Turnpike Company records

Label
Grave Creek and Pennsylvania State Line Turnpike Company records, 1851-1856, n.d
Title
Grave Creek and Pennsylvania State Line Turnpike Company records
Inclusive dates
1851-1856, n.d
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These records contain letters sent, a map (n.d.), lists of stockholders, and certificates of stock subscriptions. The map shows the road beginning on the Virginia-Pennsylvania state line and terminating at Rodd's Tavern where it connects with the Wheeling and Fairmont road (Fairmont and Wheeling Turnpike.)
Note
Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Board of Public Works (search author as Virginia Board of Public Works)
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Action
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Biographical or historical data
An act of the General Assembly passed March 21, 1850, authorized the formation of the Grave Creek and Pennsylvania State Line Turnpike Company as a corporation to construct a turnpike road from Grave Creek in Marshall County, by way of Beeler's Station to the Pennsylvania line. Capital stock was set at $8,000, with the Board of Public Works authorized to subscribe to $4,800. The company was not required to gravel or pave or make any side road. Length of the road was 4 1/2 miles.
Cataloging source
VIC
Citation location within source
entry no. 269
Citation source
Board of Public Works inventory
Label
Grave Creek and Pennsylvania State Line Turnpike Company records
Note
These records are part of the Virginia Board of Public Works record group (RG#57)
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
17
Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
No acquisition information available.
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000485573
Type of unit
items.

Library Locations

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