Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Miss America 1956
"[Sharon] made her debut on Broadway in 'Sweet Charity' in January, 1966. Several weeks later she quit to the astonishment of the producers, and [she said], I am much more at peace with myself. When you're a Miss America you feel people expect you to be terribly good at something. I feel that in order to reach that I would have to sacrifice time with my family and I need the warmth and love of my family more than I need the applause of an audience.'"
"Royal Road To Success Or Heartbreak?" Sunday Times Advertiser (Trenton), 9/3/1967, p. 6
Erected by Miss America Organization.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Women. In addition, it is included in the Miss America Walk series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1966.
Location. 39° 21.585′ N, 74° 26.17′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue just north of Atlantic Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lee Meriwether (here, next to this marker); Marilyn Van Derbur (here, next to this marker); Marian McKnight (here, next to this marker); Mary Ann Mobley (here, next to this marker); Lynda Mead (a few steps from this marker); Nancy Fleming (a few steps from this marker); Maria Fletcher (a few steps from this marker); Jacqueline Mayer (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 77 times since then and 12 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.