Harrisonburg at a Crossroads

We’ve all paid a highway toll once or twice, but imagine also having to pay to drive your horse and carriage across a roadway. Harrisonburg’s Valley Turnpike Museum gives you an unexpected lesson in American heritage with the story of one of the first toll roads in the U.S. The Valley Turnpike, as it was called, was established in 1834, less than 50 years after the American Revolution.

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