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

Tara Holland

Overland Park, KS

— Miss America 1997 —

Tara Holland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 24, 2020
1. Tara Holland Marker
"'When I was about 15 years old, I realized that someone very close to me was not able to read,' That initial interest translated into involvement at Florida State University, where she served as president of the Campus Alliance for Literacy until graduating magna cum laude... "There are diseases we can't cure and problems we can't solve, but one thing we do know how to do is teach people to read... I believe in the power of each individual to make a difference and I encourage everyone to get involved even if it's just with one individual or one organization."

Max Jennings, "There She Is...," Fairfax Journal, (Virginia), 12/16/1996
Erected by Miss America Organization.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Miss America Walk series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 16, 1996.
Location. 39° 21.59′ N, 74° 26.157′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County.
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Marker is on North Michigan Avenue just north of Atlantic Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 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. Kate Shindle (here, next to this marker); Shawntel Smith (here, next to this marker); Nicole Johnson (here, next to this marker); Heather Whitestone (here, next to this marker); Kimberly Aiken (here, next to this marker); Leanza Cornett (a few steps from this marker); Carolyn Sapp (a few steps from this marker); Marjorie Vincent (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 110 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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