“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)

Rosemary LaPlance

Los Angeles, CA

— Miss America 1941 —

Rosemary LaPlance Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 24, 2020
1. Rosemary LaPlance Marker
"I have been career-minded ever since I was a little girl....I was lucky to have a contract which ran two and a half years—even though I never got a picture that would show my ability. But if there was a call for publicity it was always, 'Get Rosemary—that Miss America title always helps....' My radio show… has brought new sources of interest—commenting on fashion shows, attending openings of new shops, premieres, and so on. My marriage is a good one. But if it wasn't for being Miss America, we probably wouldn't have met."

"Where Are They Now?" The Birmingham News, 12/28/1948
Erected by Miss America Organization.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunicationsEntertainmentWomen. In addition, it is included in the Miss America Walk series list.
Location. 39° 21.608′ N, 74° 26.171′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is
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on North Michigan Avenue just south of Arctic Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31 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 this marker. Jo-Carroll Dennison (here, next to this marker); BeBe Shopp (here, next to this marker); Patricia Donnelly (here, next to this marker); Frances Burke (here, next to this marker); Marian Bergeron (here, next to this marker); Jacque Mercer (here, next to this marker); Henrietta Leaver (a few steps from this marker); Rose Coyle (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 67 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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