Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Home of the Miss America Pageant

 
 
"There She Is... Miss. America...." image. Click for full size.
By R. C., October 20, 2007
1. "There She Is... Miss. America...."
- Line from the Miss America signature song, most notably sung by Bert Parks who hosted the Miss America telecast from 1955 until 1979.
Inscription.
Atlantic City Convention Center
"Home of the Miss America Pageant"


Presented to
The Miss American Pageant
in commemoration and deep appreciation
of their love affair with Atlantic City
for the past six decades

Dedicated January 21, 1987
by
the Atlantic City Convention Center Authority
and the citizens of Greater Atlantic City

 
Erected 1987 by Atlantic City Convention Center Authority and Citizens of Greater Atlantic City.
 
Location. 39° 21.266′ N, 74° 26.204′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on Atlantic City Boardwalk. Click for map. Marker is on the front of Convention Hall, Atlantic City. Marker is in this post office area: Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish War Marker (here, next to this marker); Camp Boardwalk (here, next to this marker); How Chicken Bone Beach Got Its Name (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Casino Control Act (about 400 feet away); Atlantic City Workers Monument
Convention Hall and Marker, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk image. Click for full size.
By R. C., October 20, 2007
2. Convention Hall and Marker, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk
The Marker is on the front of the building, near the entrance doors on the far right.
(about 400 feet away); New Jersey Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jeremiah Leeds (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pierre Hollingsworth (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Atlantic City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for the Miss America Pagent. (Submitted on February 28, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
2. Official Miss America Website. The pageant was held in Atlantic City for 85 years. The last one was held here in September 2004, after which Las Vegas became the pageant's new home. (Submitted on February 28, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEntertainmentNotable Events
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,842 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement