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St Johnsbury in Caledonia County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Northeastern Speedway

 
 
Northeastern Speedway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 24, 2013
1. Northeastern Speedway Marker
Inscription. Opened on July 18, 1959 as Vermontís first organized auto racing track under the guidance of the Northeastern Racing Association, the Stateís first motor sports sanctioning body. By instituting formal point and purse structures and focusing on driver and spectator safety, these pioneers laid the groundwork for a sport that continues to thrive today.
 
Erected 2011 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
 
Location. 44° 24.483′ N, 71° 55.7′ W. Marker is in St Johnsbury, Vermont, in Caledonia County. Marker is on Vermont Route 18 just east of Slate Ledge Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Johnsbury VT 05819, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1st Normal School (approx. 2.4 miles away); First American Platform Scale (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. Johnsbury Trade School (approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker also named First American Platform Scale (approx. 5 miles away); The Comerford Development at Fifteen Mile Falls (approx. 8.7 miles away); George Lansing Fox (approx. 8.8 miles away); Henry Stevens / Henry Stevens, Jr. (approx. 9.7 miles away); Greenbank's Hollow (approx. 9.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSports
 
Wideview of Northeastern Speedway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 24, 2013
2. Wideview of Northeastern Speedway Marker
Northeastern Speedway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 24, 2013
3. Northeastern Speedway Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016.
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