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Rocks Village Toll House

1828

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

Just as private ferry operators carried early travelers across rivers, many of the first bridges were built and operated as private businesses, and travelers paid tolls to cross them. This toll house collected fares for a bridge across the Merrimack River in Rocks Village, Massachusetts.

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Details

  • Title: Rocks Village Toll House
  • Date Created: 1828
  • Location: United States, Massachusetts, Haverhill, Rocks Village
  • Subject Keywords: Toll bridges, Tolls, Tollhouses, Buildings (Structures)
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: http://collections.thehenryford.org/Collection.aspx?objectKey=41676
  • Object Name: Tollhouse
  • Object ID: 28.999.1
  • Image ID: THF2033
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

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