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

Margaret Gorman

Washington, DC

 

— Miss America 1921 —

 
Margaret Gorman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
1. Margaret Gorman Marker
Inscription.  
"This is my first introduction to Atlantic City and everything here is new to me, very interesting and I am almost convinced I am in fairyland. Happy? Why am I the happiest girl in the whole wide world, and I have every reason to think so. No, I have not received any invitation to enter the screen field, I don't know just what I would do if such an offer came to me."

PressPlus, The Press of Atlantic City, http://www.pressplus.com/missam.missa1.html
 
Erected by Miss America Organization.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Women. In addition, it is included in the Miss America Walk series list.
 
Location. 39° 21.616′ N, 74° 26.176′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is 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. Ruth Malcomson (here, next to this marker); Norma Smallwood (here,
Margaret Gorman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
2. Margaret Gorman Marker
next to this marker); Fay Lanphier (here, next to this marker); Mary Campbell (here, next to this marker); Marilyn Meseke (here, next to this marker); Bette Cooper (here, next to this marker); Rose Coyle (here, next to this marker); Marian Bergeron (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
 
More about this marker. Unfortunately the web address for the source cited no longer works.
 
 
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 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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