Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
This monument was presented to the City
of Daytona Beach by the people and
companies listed below to preserve
the memories of motorcycle racing
on this beach and South Atlantic Avenue
nine miles south of this point
Start of the 1959 Daytona 200
over 100 riders competed on
the 4.2 mile course each year
These twelve men were the Daytona 200
winners from 1937 through 1960
when this race ran on the beach and South Atlantic Avenue
nine miles south of this spot
In 1961 the race was moved to
the Daytona International Speedway
Location. 29° 13.841′ N, 81° 0.535′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Atlantic Avenue (State Road A1A) and Earl Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Beachside of Daytona Hilton-Ocean Walk Village. The best way to see this monument is to park in the parking garage on the west side of Atlantic Avenue, walk over the pedestrian bridge on the second Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Racing On The Beach (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Ormond Garage (approx. ¼ mile away); Ormond's Flying Mile 1904 (approx. ¼ mile away); 1903 (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named 1903 (approx. ¼ mile away); United States Post Office (approx. 1.3 miles away); Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Valor (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 23, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 7, 8, 9. submitted on April 26, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 10, 11, 12. submitted on April 29, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 13, 14. submitted on May 1, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. 15, 16, 17. submitted on May 15, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.