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Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lynda Mead

Natchez, MS

 

— Miss America 1960 —

 
Lynda Mead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
1. Lynda Mead Marker
Inscription.  
"[She] admitted 'I was a tomboy' when she was a youngers down in historic Natchez. She said she played games with her brother, Herbert, and the other neighborhood boys.... When her year as Miss America ended Lynda Lee said she wants to return to University of Mississippi and be graduated. Then she wants to study languages in Paris. 'I expect to teach English. I have to stage aspirations.'"

John L. Boucher, "Lynda Mead Wakes," The PRess of Atlantic City, 9/14/1959
 
Erected by Miss America Organization.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Miss America Walk series list.
 
Location. 39° 21.581′ N, 74° 26.167′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue north of Atlantic Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 N Michigan Ave, Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of
Lynda Mead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
2. Lynda Mead Marker
this marker. Nancy Fleming (here, next to this marker); Maria Fletcher (here, next to this marker); Jacqueline Mayer (here, next to this marker); Donna Axum (here, next to this marker); Mary Ann Mobley (here, next to this marker); Marian McKnight (here, next to this marker); Marilyn Van Derbur (here, next to this marker); Sharon Ritchie (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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