and St Helena Toll Road
California State Historical Landmark #467
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This landmark is located at the northwest corner of State Highway 29 and Hill Avenue, Middletown, California in Lake County. There are 6 other California State Historical Landmarks in Lake County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 38° 44.893 W 122° 37.048.
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The old bull trail from Napa Valley to Middletown was built by volunteers in the 1850s. A number of its grades were 35 percent. An official road in 1861, it was abandoned in 1868. The St. Helena Toll Road, completed in 1868, ran between the same points with grades of 12 percent.