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Langhorne Speedway was here.

This speedway has always been dear to me because my grandfather had been a pit mechanic there. Wikipedia has much about it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langhorne_Speedway

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Location: K-Mart, Sam's Club, etc. , 1939 E. Lincoln Highway, Langhorne , Pennsylvania, 19047, United States
Listing Category: Automotive, Hobbies, No Longer There, Plaques, Markers (real ones), Transportation
Virtual / Real: Real
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : Readers may be interested in the legend of Firman Lawshe burying his car behind his house in Flemington, NJ, also on Cyber Plaque.
Date : 2014-05-07

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //www.mercermuseum.org/exhibits/current-and-upcoming-exhibits/.
Date : 2014-06-02

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : This famous raceway in Middletown Township was known as one of the most dangerous tracks in motorsports. Opened as a dirt oval in 1926, the Speedway attracted drivers from the Indianapolis 500, and also became a fixture on the early NASCAR circuit, hosting races until its closure in 1971. Join Joe Blinebury, a collaborator on the comprehensive history of the Speedway, for a look at the track’s history, and at some of the vehicles and legendary drivers who raced there. Attendees are invited to bring and share their own memories and mementoes of the track. Included with museum admission (free to members).
Date : 2014-07-23

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //www.ebay.com/itm/1935-Hankison-Langhorne-SPEEDWAY-Advertising-MATCHBOOK-Nascar-Ralph-Hankinson-/111527389082?pt=US_Racing_Fan_Shop&hash=item19f78ce79a#ht_2832wt_918.
Date : 2015-01-05

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : Todays Philadelphia Inquirer, at p. D2, has a story about this race track, Remembering Deaths Corner, by Frank Fitzpatrick.
Date : 2017-06-05

Name : Frank Chmielewski
Email : info@cyberplaque.com
Comments : I drove by here yesterday and noticed a real marker in the middle of the McCafferty Ford's parking lot. See it at http://www.google.com/maps/@40.1760265,-74.8858555,3a,75y,78.98h,87.64t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1siln3y8gYMmWKhuCOoA5qrw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656 .
Date : 2019-08-27

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