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Sergeantsville in Hunterdon County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Velodrome

 
 
The Velodrome Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 12, 2010
1. The Velodrome Marker
Inscription. Of Madison Square Garden in NYC was reconstructed here in 1932. Its steeply banked sides provided a racing venue to local cyclists until its wood fell apart from exposure.
 
Erected by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 26.993′ N, 74° 56.429′ W. Marker is in Sergeantsville, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Sergeantsville Road (County Road 523), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sergeantsville NJ 08557, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sergeantsville First Brethren Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Delaware Twp. Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Delaware Township Veterans (approx. 0.3 miles away); Green Sergeant's Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lower Amwell Brethren Church Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sandy Ridge Baptist Church (approx. 2 miles away); Barber Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rosemont Water Co. (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sergeantsville.
 
Also see . . .
The Velodrome Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 12, 2010
2. The Velodrome Marker
 The Glamour Sport of the 1910ís, 20ís, and 30ís — The Six-Day. While this site provides the opportunity to purchas a film about bycycle racing in the early 20th Century, it also iIncludes some information about the sport and its popularity. (Submitted on May 20, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Sports
 
A Velodrome image. Click for more information.
Courtesy of the film, The Six-Day Bicycle Race
3. A Velodrome
A velodrome is an arena for track cycling. While Velodromes may be indoors or outdoors, in the heyday of velodrome racing (1890-1920), indoor tracks were common.
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Program from Madison Square Garden image. Click for full size.
From "The Six-Day Bicycle Races"
4. Program from Madison Square Garden
Program from Madison Square Garden image. Click for full size.
From "The Six-Day Bicycle Races"
5. Program from Madison Square Garden
Program from Madison Square Garden image. Click for full size.
From "The Six-Day Bicycle Races"
6. Program from Madison Square Garden
 
 
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