Packard Proving Grounds, Shelby Township

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Auto Race Track
The Packard Proving Grounds (the remains of which are now called the Packard Proving Grounds Gateway Complex), was a proving ground established in Shelby Charter Township, Michigan in 1927 by the Packard Motor Car Company of Detroit. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • In October this year we had the opportunity to delight in this venue for a wedding reception. The main bldg may be rustic/industrial for some taste but is was more than adequate for party needs...  more »
  • Fun at an historic place with good displays, helping to preserve and explain history. Don't miss the famous Gar Wood Miss America X unlimited hydroplane with 4 Packard engines! Lots of historic...  more »
  • My boyfriend surprised me for my Birthday and I absolutely loved it. We had a lovely tour and our tour guide was chock full of knowledge of the sites history and she did a fabulous job. Thank you! Also they have a fabulous space for events! Check it out! You can even be driven around on the grounds in one of their lovely Packards. 😊
  • This is a great place to visit. It shows what and how our fore fathers did to make this country great and to be a blessing to the people. God gave people witty ideas and inventions to improve our lives. I incourage everyone to visit The Packard Proving Grounds.

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