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TURNPIKE. A public road paved with stones or other hard substance.
     2. Turnpike roads are usually made by corporations to which a power to make them has been granted. The grant of such power passes not only an easement for the road itself, but also so much land as is connected with it; as, for instance, for a toll house and a cellar under it, and a well for the use of the family. 9 Pick. R. 109. A turnpike is a public highway, and a building erected before the turnpike was made, though upon a part out of the travelled path, if continued there is a nuisance. 16 Pick. R. 175. Vide Road; Street; Way.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Information: IBC USA Conferences, Inc., 225 Turnpike Road, Southborough, MA 017721749; phone 508-481-6400; fax 508-481-7911; e-mail reg@ibcusa.com.
Ali's great-grandfather Abe Grady emigrated from his home on the Turnpike Road in Ennis to the United States in the 1860s.
Local historian George Redmonds in his book Places of Kirkheaton and District informs us that the inn and bridge at Waterloo do indeed commemorate the Allies' victory over the French in 1815 and that the building of the bridge in 1819 was a major development in the history of the Wakefield to Austerlands turnpike road.
DISCOVER more about some of the characters who lived on Dunston's Turnpike Road, with Francis Newman, Sunniside Local History Society, at Dunston Library, Thursday, May 11, 7.15pm.
They paid the one penny toll which was levied on users of the bridge when it was opened on July 7, 1831 to carry the Whorlton and Staindrop turnpike road.
Notice is hereby given of the next meeting of the Trustees of the Turnpike Road at which the tolls arising from several gates erected upon the said Turnpike Road will be discussed.
Acacia at Indian Meadows, 275 Turnpike Road. Tickets can be purchased at the Northboro Recreation Office at 63 Main St.
It was also a day to remember for the thousands more who thronged Turnpike Road in the town.
Last night, Handley, 30, of Turnpike Road, Sedgefield, started a three-month prison sentence.
200 YEARS AGO: Notice is given that Lord Dudley particularly requests all qualified gentlemen to refrain from sporting in that part of the manor which lies on the west side of the Turnpike Road leading from Dudley to Sedgley; and also that part of the Ma nor which lies on the south side of the Turnpike Road leading from Sedgley to Gospend; also in or near any of his woods.
Lydia Goldblatt of 293 Turnpike Road, a former selectman who chose not to run for reelection in 2012, is seeking a one-year term on the Board of Selectmen.