Zephyrhills in Pasco County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Great Endurance Run
The first place award was “The Tampa Times Trophy” and five acres of land in “Zephyrhills Colony.” This “prize real estate” is approximately one mile west of this marker and some of that exact land has been transferred here, into this planter box, in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of “The Great Endurance Run.”
Erected 1984 by Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce, City of Zephyrhills and “Autoists”.
Location. 28° 15.159′ N, 82° 11.272′ W. Marker is in Zephyrhills, Florida, in Pasco County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of U.S. 301 and County Route 54, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Hidden between a gas station and a restaurant parking lot in an overgrown patch
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hercules Powder Company Camp #39 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oakside Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); GAR Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away); Zephyrhills Depot (approx. 1.9 miles away); Zephyrhills Railroad Depot (approx. 1.9 miles away); Zephyrhills Army Airfield (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Tucker Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles away); Prospect Community (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Zephyrhills.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . . Official Route of the Automobile Road. This Daytone Gazette article from November 20th, 1909 outlines the route of the endurance contest. (Submitted on December 3, 2009.)
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