Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
1998 Shining Light Award
Honoring Zell Miller
Shining Light Award
Governor (1991 - 1999)
(1975 - 1991)
This Marine, Teacher and Author
brought Hope Scholarships
and Pre-Kindergarten to Georgia
and made the light shine for
thousands of Georgia students
Erected by Atlanta Gas Light Company, WSB Radio.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1998.
Location. 33° 45.491′ N, 84° 23.603′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Centennial Olympic Park Drive and Marietta Street, on the right when traveling south on Centennial Olympic Park Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 142 Centennial Olympic Park Drive, Atlanta GA 30303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thrasherville (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Winecoff Fire (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. John S. Pemberton (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Eternal Flame Of The Confederacy (approx. half a mile away); Zero Mile Post (approx. half a mile away); Fulton County (approx. half a mile away); Georgia Railroad Freight Depot (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Georgia Railroad Freight Depot (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Hope Scholarships. (Submitted on June 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.