Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
E. Glenn “Fireball” Roberts
January 20, 1929 July 2, 1964
Florida Sportswriters’ Award for the most outstanding athlete, 1958
Voted NASCAR's Most Popular Driver, 1957,
Daytona 500 1962, Daytona Firecracker, 1959-62-63,
Southern 500 at Darlington, 1958-1963,
Rebel 300 at Darlington, 1957-1959,
Atlanta Dixie 400, 1960
Location. 29° 11.154′ N, 81° 2.267′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from Bellvue Avenue 0.3 miles east of South Clyde Morris Boulevard (State Road 483), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker located in Daytona Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1425 Bellevue Ave, Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Kings Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Betty Jane France (approx. 1½ miles away); First Church of Christ, Scientist (approx. 1.8 miles away); St. Mary's Episcopal Church William H. G. France & Anne Bledsoe France (approx. 1.9 miles away); Dale Earnhardt (approx. 1.9 miles away); 39th Running Daytona 500 (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
Also see . . . Fireball Roberts. Wikipedia (Submitted on August 23, 2017.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 23, 2017, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.