Chillicothe Turnpike

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The Chillicothe Turnpike was an early highway that led from Painesville, Ohio east of Cleveland down to the old Ohio capital of Chillicothe. Established in 1802 by Benjamin Tappan,[1] remnants of road named Chillicothe Road still remain on portions of

through Lake and Geauga, and Portage counties.


  1. ^ "Remarkable Ohio: Marker Details". The Ohio Channel. 2008. Retrieved April 27, 2011.