Near Wilkesboro in Wilkes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
North Wilkesboro Speedway
Erected 2007 by NC Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number M-56.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Roads & Vehicles • Sports. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
Location. 36° 9.092′ N, 81° 1.103′ W. Marker is near Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker is on Speeway Road (Old US 421), 0.1 miles north of U.S. 421, on the right when traveling north. off of US 421 Exit 277. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkesboro NC 28697, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stoneman's Raid (approx. 3.9 miles away); Richard Allen, Sr. (approx. 3.9 miles away); Benjamin Cleveland (approx. 6.2 miles away); Wilkes County World War I Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); Memorial Avenue (approx. Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Tory Oak (approx. 7.4 miles away); a different marker also named Stoneman's Raid (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkesboro.
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