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Growing UpEdit

1913 – Home: 111 W Lyndale

1914 – Home: NE cor Eberwine av and Terre Haute

1916 – Home: 825 Emison.

School District 5 (Red was not listed. He would have been 3 years old).

(Family moved to Indianapolis 1917-1920)

1921 – Home: 2221 Day. Age 8

1922 – Home: 608 11th Street

1923 – Home: 621 S 7th.

School District 2. Age 10

1924 – Home: 31 E Lyndale.

School District 7. Age 11 (Raymond Hitchcock performs at the Pantheon)

1926 – Home: 1021 N 9th. Safety patrol Jr. HS on Buntin St.

1928 – Gibault Circus

1929 – YMCA Circus. Stout Minstral shows. Age 16.



Visits (To Vincennes or from Vincennes)Edit

1939 - 02/19 Performed at the Pantheon Theatre.

1939 - 09/18-24 Master Mason, Lodge #1 Vincennes, IN.

1941 - 08/09 The "Biggest Postcard in the World" was sent to Red Skelton by the folks of Vincennes. Indiana premire of "Whistling in the Dark" with brother Chris Skelton.

1946 - Inducted in the Masonic Order. [citation needed]

1953 – Skelton Drive at Gregg Park.

1961 - 11/01 Vincennes Superintendent of Schools present Red Skelton with a Lincoln High School diploma when he was in Boston.

1962 - 08/30 Visit to homes in Vincennes.

1963 - 09/03 Bridge dedication and parade. Performed at Adams Coliseum.

1969 – 03/10 Red Skelton Thespian Society, South Knox High School.

1970 - 06/29 Visits with wife Georgia. Repaints Red Skelton Bridge, discuss Needy Children Fund with Dexter Gardner, visits Old Catherdral and birthplace home, eats lunch at Marone's, takes photo of Pantheon. Chaufferured by Art McClung. [1]

1980 - 06/06-07 Autographs Welcome to Vincennes sign. Executive Inn addition performance.

1981 - 09/09 Bench dedicate to Red Skelton outside the Vincennes Sun-Commercial building.

1988 - 04/29 Autographs new Welcome to Vincennes sign.

1992 - 08/07 Mayor Belle Kasting, George Gardner, William Hooper presents Red Skelton with a honored citizen medallion. [2]

1993 - 12/26 Masonic Grand Lodge of Indiana present Red Skelton a Award of Gold when he was performing in Michigan.

1995 - 04/27 Fresh look for Welcome to Vincennes sign.

1996 – 07/18 Birthday party at the Executive Inn, Vincennes, IN.

StatuesEdit

  1. "An Afternoon in the Busy Life of Famous Entertainer Red Skelton", "Red Paints 'His' Bridge, Shows Hometown to Wife" VSC 1970/06/28 by Austin Edmondson, Jr. and Paul Willis
  2. "Skelton honored by city" VSC 1992/08/09

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