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Elkhart Lake in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Hard Left

Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake

 
 
The Hard Left Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
1. The Hard Left Marker
[south side of marker]
Inscription. The first sharp corner on the 1951-52 circuit where the road sloped away from the apex making it one of the most dangerous and challenging turns.

Marker donated by: Siebkens Resort in memory of Ollie Siebken Moeller

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; Siebkens Resort. (Marker Number 14.)
 
Location. 43° 49.811′ N, 88° 1.077′ W. Marker is in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, in Sheboygan County. Marker is on South Lake Street 0.2 miles south of East Rhine Street (County Road J), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 284 South Lake Street, Elkhart Lake WI 53020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lake Street Walkway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elkhart Lake Road Race Circuits (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1951–52 Start/Finish (approx. mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); Wacker's Wend (approx.
The Hard Left Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
2. The Hard Left Marker
[north side of marker with duplicate text]
0.4 miles away); Ted's Turn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Briggs' Bend (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peck's Alley (approx. 0.4 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 . . .  Historic Race Circuits of Elkhart Lake. (Submitted on August 20, 2011.)
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSports
 
The Hard Left Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
3. The Hard Left Marker
The Hard Left and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, August 17, 2011
4. The Hard Left and Marker
[southbound]
Race direction.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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