Milton in Chittenden County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Catamount Stadium held its inaugural races on June 11, 1965 with 4,500 people attending. Throughout its existence, the track was heralded for the quality of its racing, by spectators and competitors alike.
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Catamount Stadium gained attention near and far with hometown heroes Bobby and Harmon “Beaver” Dragon and competitors from across the Northeast and Canada. Quebec’s Jean Paul Cabana won the track’s inaugural main event driving a sportsman coupe on June 11, 1965. He also won the final major event, the American-Canadian Tour’s “New England 300,” on September 27, 1987. National racers Richard Petty, Darrell Waltrip,
Catamount Stadium closed in 1987, but its memories, friendships, and influence remain alive in the Milton community as well as the hearts and spirit of many.
Erected 2018 by Vermont Division for Historic Preservation.
Location. 44° 36.112′ N, 73° 9.704′ W. Marker is in Milton, Vermont, in Chittenden County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 7 and Catamount Drive, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 7. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milton VT 05468, 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. Ray W. Collins (approx. 2.9 miles away); Colchester (approx. 4 miles away); Historic Lake Islands - Samuel De Champlain (approx. 4.7 miles away); Buffalo Soldiers At Fort Ethan Allen (approx. 6.7 miles away); Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Ethan Allen (approx. 6.8 miles away); Colchester Log Schoolhouse (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Black Snake Affair (approx. 7.3 miles away); Ebenezer Allen (approx. 7.6 miles away).
Also see . . . My Champlain Valley - Catamount Stadium. (Submitted on August 6, 2018, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2018, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 6, 2018, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec.