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

Peck's Alley

Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake

 
 
Peck's Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, June 19, 2010
1. Peck's Alley Marker
[west side of marker]
Inscription.  Named for D. Cameron Peck president of the Chicago Region SCCA in 1950. A well-known collector of antique cars, he judged the concours events.

Marker donated by: John Lamm in loving memory of Dorothy and Paul Lamm.

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; John Lamm. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSports. A significant historical date for this entry is February 17, 1898.
 
Location. 43° 50.12′ N, 88° 1.36′ W. Marker is in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, in Sheboygan County. Marker is on Birchwood Drive (County Road JP) 0.1 miles west of Gottfried Street (County Road J), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkhart Lake WI 53020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ted's Turn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Briggs' Bend (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1951–52 Start/Finish
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Elkhart Lake Road Race Circuits (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of the Bank of Elkhart Lake (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Hard Left (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Lake Street Walkway (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.
 
Additional keywords. Sports Car Club of America
 
Peck's Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, August 17, 2011
2. Peck's Alley Marker
[eastbound]
Peck's Alley and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, August 17, 2011
3. Peck's Alley and Marker
[westbound]
Race direction.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 687 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 16, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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