Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

 
Series: Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past | Story 1

September 30, 2021



September 27, 1951

A racetrack was being constructed four miles west of town by T. L. Lee, a Memphis contractor who operated a sawmill and planning mill here for several years. The racetrack was scheduled to open to the public in the middle of October. “Hohenwald and Lewis County are to become modern along with a number of towns of this section with the building of a modern track for the racing of stock cars by lovers of the sport that is so rapidly taking the country by storm.”

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