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Home of the Miss America Pageant

 
 
"There She Is... Miss. America...." image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C., October 20, 2007
1. "There She Is... Miss. America...."
- Line from the Miss America signature song, most notably sung by Bert Parks who hosted the Miss America telecast from 1955 until 1979.
Inscription.  
Atlantic City Convention Center
"Home of the Miss America Pageant"


Presented to
The Miss American Pageant
in commemoration and deep appreciation
of their love affair with Atlantic City
for the past six decades

Dedicated January 21, 1987
by
the Atlantic City Convention Center Authority
and the citizens of Greater Atlantic City

 
Erected 1987 by Atlantic City Convention Center Authority and Citizens of Greater Atlantic City.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is January 21, 1862.
 
Location. 39° 21.266′ N, 74° 26.204′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is on Atlantic City Boardwalk. Marker is on the front of Convention Hall, Atlantic City. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Spanish War Marker (here, next to this marker); Howard Persina (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Walter P. Reuther (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A. Phillip Randolph (about 400 feet away); Atlantic City Workers Monument (about 400 feet away); Casino Control Act (about 400 feet away); Camp Boardwalk (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for the Miss America Pagent. (Submitted on February 28, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas.)
2. Official Miss America Website. The pageant was held in Atlantic City for 85 years. The last one was held here in September 2004, after which Las Vegas became the pageant's new home. (Submitted on February 28, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Convention Hall and Marker, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C., October 20, 2007
2. Convention Hall and Marker, on the Atlantic City Boardwalk
The Marker is on the front of the building, near the entrance doors on the far right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. This page has been viewed 2,173 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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