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1998 Shining Light Award

Honoring Zell Miller

 
 
1998 Shining Light Award Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2016
1. 1998 Shining Light Award Marker
Inscription.  
1998
Shining Light Award
Honoring
Zell Miller
Governor
(1991 - 1999)
Lieutenant Governor
(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: EducationGovernment & 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. CNN (within shouting distance of this marker); The Glenn Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Located in front of Centennial Olympic Park. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2016
2. Located in front of Centennial Olympic Park.
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line); Thrasherville (about 600 feet away); Building at 161 Spring Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Courthouse, Atlanta, Georgia (approx. Ό mile away); Healey Building (approx. Ό mile away); The Winecoff Fire (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. John S. Pemberton (approx. 0.3 miles 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.)
 
Georgia Governor Zell Miller image. Click for full size.
Public Domain
3. Georgia Governor Zell Miller
View of concert stage area at Centennial Olympic Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 2, 2016
4. View of concert stage area at Centennial Olympic Park
 
 
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 521 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 3, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Oct. 2, 2022