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Monroe in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Monroe Race Track

 
 
Monroe Race Track Marker image. Click for full size.
By Clifton Patrick, November 28, 2009
1. Monroe Race Track Marker
Inscription.  First races held here, 1908. Last race, 1927. Track record was set in 1913 by Directum 1:2:04 1/2. The grandstand was razed in 1964.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
 
Location. 41° 19.559′ N, 74° 11.083′ W. Marker is in Monroe, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Maple Ave and Carpenter Place, on the right when traveling north on Maple Ave. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 52 Maple Ave, Monroe NY 10950, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); McGarrah’s Inn (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monroe Cheese Co. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Village of Monroe (approx. 0.3 miles away); American Heroes (approx. 0.3 miles away); Landmark of Monroe (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monroe School (approx. half a mile away); Crane Park (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
More about this marker. Use the satellite view on the map link above to see the ghost of the race track, which is clearly visible southeast of the marker in an undeveloped area.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. This page has been viewed 1,027 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on December 4, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. Photo   1. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Clifton Patrick of Chester, NY, United States. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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