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Racing on the Beach 1929

Ormond/Daytona Beach

 
 
Racing on the Beach 1929 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
1. Racing on the Beach 1929 Marker
Inscription.  
Major Seagrave sets record driving Napier Aircraft engined “Golden Arrow” at 231.362 mph. Seagrave eventually knighted for Land & Speedboat records.
 
Location. 29° 13.71′ N, 81° 0.453′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from North Ocean Avenue south of Auditorium Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. Marker located beachside near Daytona Beach Pier. The best way to see this marker is to park in the parking garage on the west side of Atlantic Avenue. Walk over the pedestrian bridge on the second floor, keep walking past the shops and restaurants toward the ocean. The marker is a distance on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Ocean Avenue, Daytona Beach FL 32118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Racing on the Beach 1930 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1931 (here, next to this marker); Racing on the Beach 1928 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1932 (a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1933
Racing on the Beach 1929 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
2. Racing on the Beach 1929 Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Racing on the Beach 1935 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bluebirds (within shouting distance of this marker); Racing on the Beach 1927 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
 
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Henry Seagrave circa 1922 image. Click for full size.
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3. Henry Seagrave circa 1922
“Golden Arrow” image. Click for full size.
By Wikemedia Commons
4. “Golden Arrow”
“Golden Arrow” land speed record car driven to 230 mph by Henry Seagrave in 1929 at Daytona Beach, Fl
Measured Mile image. Click for full size.
By North Turn Bar and Grill, November 12, 2017
5. Measured Mile
A Salute To Speed image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 28, 2018
6. A Salute To Speed
A Walk Through Racing History In The Daytona Beach Area
Records
Reveries
Heroes
Speed On The Beach
1903 - 1935
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 29, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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