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Elkhart Lake in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ted's Turn

Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake

 
 
Ted's Turn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, June 19, 2010
1. Ted's Turn Marker
[east side of marker]
Inscription. Named for Charles "Ted" Boynton who won the 1950 over 1500cc novice race driving an MG-TC and raced a Frazer-Nash LeMans Replica in 1951-52.

Marker donated by: Elkhart Lake Improvement Association Established 1964.

Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake listed on the National Register of Historic Places February 17, 2006.

 
Erected 2006 by Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake; Elkhart Lake Improvement Association. (Marker Number 8.)
 
Location. 43° 50.128′ N, 88° 1.271′ W. Marker is in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, in Sheboygan County. Marker is at the intersection of Birchwood Drive (County Road JP) and Gottfried Street (County Road J), on the right when traveling east on Birchwood Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkhart Lake WI 53020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peck's Alley (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1951–52 Start/Finish (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elkhart Lake Road Race Circuits (approx. mile away); Briggs' Bend (approx. mile away); The Hard Left
Ted's Turn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
2. Ted's Turn Marker
[west side of marker with duplicate text]
The 1950 Circuit turned to the right; the 1951 and 1952 Circuits went straight.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Lake Street Walkway (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); The Hard Right (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elkhart Lake.
 
More about this marker. The Village of Elkhart Lake and the roads surrounding Elkhart Lake hosted open-road sports car racing in 1950, 1951 and 1952. Fourteen historical markers were placed around the circuits (to commemorate the names and the events that occurred) by Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake, a Wisconsin non-profit corporation.
 
Also see . . .  Racing Sports Cars. Ted Boynton. (Submitted on March 23, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSports
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 344 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   2. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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