ⓘ Weston and Gauley Bridge Turnpike

                                     

ⓘ Weston and Gauley Bridge Turnpike

Weston and Gauley Bridge Turnpike is a historic turnpike located at Burnsville, Braxton County, West Virginia. It is a 10 mile long section of trail, approximately 20 feet in width, with an unpaved surface. It is administered by the Army Corps of Engineers. The route was built starting in 1847 to provide access to Sutton for transport of product to grist mills and sawmills, and provided access to the Bulltown sawmills. During the American Civil War, the turnpike was used in 1861 by Union troops to move to take control of western Virginia. It was also critical in the movement of troops during the Battle of Bulltown on October 13, 1863.

It was listed on the National register of historic places in 1995.