The Ormond Garage

The Ormond Garage (HM1RAY)

Location: Ormond Beach, FL 32176 Volusia County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 17.424', W 81° 2.654'

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Built by Flagler East Coast Hotel Company in 1904 for the 1905 races. This landmark in the history of the American automobile industry was the setting for the preparation, testing and servicing of some of the most famous racing cars of the world which made racing history and records on the nearby beach. It was a proving ground for pioneer automobile manufacturers such as Olds, Winton, Ford and Chevrolet. Some of the famous drivers who made world speed records here were William K. Vanderbilt, Jr., Arthur MacDonald, Fred Marriott, Ralph DePalma, Barney Oldfield and Tommy Milton.
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HM NumberHM1RAY
Marker NumberF-135
Year Placed1966
Placed ByThe Birthplace of Speed Association, Inc. and the Florida Board of Parks and Historic Memorials
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 28th, 2016 at 1:05pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 495703 N 3240160
Decimal Degrees29.29040000, -81.04423333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 17.424', W 81° 2.654'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 17' 25.44" N, 81° 2' 39.24" W
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Area Code(s)386
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 97-111 FL-40, Ormond Beach FL 32176, US
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