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

The Lake Street Walkway

Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake

 
 
The Lake Street Walkway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
1. The Lake Street Walkway Marker
[west side of marker]
Inscription. This walkway rests on the bed of lower Lake Street over which sports cars raced in 1951 and 1952. It remains officially a Village Street.

Marker donated by: The Osthoff Resort.

Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake listed on the National Register of Historic Places February 16, 2006.

 
Erected 2006 by Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake; The Osthoff Resort.
 
Location. 43° 49.78′ N, 88° 1.014′ W. Marker is in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, in Sheboygan County. Marker is at the intersection of South Lake Street and South East Street on South Lake Street. 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. The Hard Left (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elkhart Lake Road Race Circuits (approx. mile away); 1951–52 Start/Finish (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wacker's Wend (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ted's Turn (approx. half a mile away); Briggs' Bend (approx. half a mile away); Peck's Alley (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Elkhart Lake.
 
More about this marker.
The Lake Street Walkway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
2. The Lake Street Walkway Marker
[east side of marker with duplicate text]
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 . . .
1. Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. (Submitted on August 21, 2011.)
2. Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake. Historic Race Circuits Location and Map. (Submitted on August 21, 2011.) 
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSports
 
The Lake Street Walkway and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
3. The Lake Street Walkway and Marker
[eastbound]
Race direction.
The Lake Street Walkway and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
4. The Lake Street Walkway and Marker
Elkhart Lake image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
5. Elkhart Lake
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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