Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of the Miss America Pageant
"Home of the Miss America Pageant"
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
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.
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. Touch for map. Marker is on the front of Convention Hall, Atlantic City. Marker is in this post office area: Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish War Marker (here, next to this marker); Camp Boardwalk (here, next to this marker); How Chicken Bone Beach Got Its Name (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Casino Control Act (about 400 feet away); Atlantic City Workers Monument New Jersey Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jeremiah Leeds (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pierre Hollingsworth (approx. half a mile 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 R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey.)
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.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Entertainment • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 28, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,896 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2008, by R. C. of Shrewsbury, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.