Near Elkhart Lake in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Marsh Turn
Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake
Marker donated by: Jim Dentici and Carl Raclin in honor of automobile racing in God's Country.
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; Jim Dentici and Carl Raclin. (Marker Number 7.)
Location. 43° 50.845′ N, 88° 2.481′ W. Marker is near Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, in Sheboygan County. Marker is on County Road P south of County Road J, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkhart Lake WI 53020, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Broughton Sheboygan Marsh Park & Wildlife Area (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1950 Start/Finish (approx. half a mile away); The Hard Right (approx. one mile away); Peck's Alley (approx. 1.3 miles away); Briggs' Bend (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ted's Turn Dickens' Ditch (approx. 1.4 miles away); 1951–52 Start/Finish (approx. 1½ 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.
Also see . . .
1. Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake. (Submitted on August 17, 2011.)
2. Elkhart Lake Race Course Named Historic Place. Road & Track. "Thanks to the efforts of a volunteer group called the Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake, the two original courses are now listed on the U.S. Department of Interior and the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places." (Submitted on August 17, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 17, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.