“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)

Sharlene Wells

Salt Lake City, UT

— Miss America 1985 —

Sharlene Wells Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 24, 2020
1. Sharlene Wells Marker
"What the media doesn't pick up on is the attitudes of middle America, which is what I think I represent. But the title is not something that you win on morality, and I don't want to turn it into a crusade for new values. All my life I've felt I've been different because of my values, but I am still a woman of the 80s. I want to have a career, but I also can't see anything wrong in the family as the traditional unit in society."

Jennifer Dillon, "America's Beautiful Virgin...." Sentay Telegraph, (Australia), 8/25/1985
Erected by Miss America Organization.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsHispanic AmericansIndustry & CommerceWomen. In addition, it is included in the Miss America Walk series list.
Location. 39° 21.581′ N, 74° 26.151′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue just north of Atlantic Avenue, on the right
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when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 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. Debbye Turner (here, next to this marker); Suzette Charles (here, next to this marker); Kellye Cash (here, next to this marker); Kaye Lani Rae Rafko (here, next to this marker); Susan Akin (here, next to this marker); Vanessa Williams (here, next to this marker); Debra Muffett (here, next to 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 108 times since then and 12 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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