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Calvin Fletcher (49.2006.1)
Indianapolis
Marion County, Indiana

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Side 1 of the marker.

Side 1 of the marker.

Side 2 of the marker.

Side 2 of the marker.

The Calvin Fletcher Historical Marker dedication ceremony took place on October 7, 2006.

The Calvin Fletcher Historical Marker dedication ceremony took place on October 7, 2006. The Fletcher Place Neighborhood Association organized the event on the Anthem Greenspace where Virginia Avenue, Fletcher Avenue, South Street, and East Street intersect in Indianapolis.

A crowd of approximately 60 people gathered for the Calvin Fletcher dedication ceremony.

A crowd of approximately 60 people gathered for the Calvin Fletcher dedication ceremony.

The Miller family portrays Calvin, Sarah, and Ingram Fletcher. They read entries from Calvin Fletcher's diary at the dedication ceremony.

The Miller family portrays Calvin, Sarah, and Ingram Fletcher. They read entries from Calvin Fletcher's diary at the dedication ceremony.

Professor George Geib of Butler University discusses Calvin Fletcher's significance to Indiana's early development.

Professor George Geib of Butler University discusses Calvin Fletcher's significance to Indiana's early development.

Cinnamon Caughlin, member of the Fletcher Place Neighborhood Association Marker Dedication Committee, addresses the audience.

Cinnamon Caughlin, member of the Fletcher Place Neighborhood Association Marker Dedication Committee, addresses the audience.

Jeanne Sheets of the Indiana Historical Society offers congratulations to all those involved in the marker process.

Jeanne Sheets of the Indiana Historical Society offers congratulations to all those involved in the marker process.

One of Fletcher's descendants unveils the marker.

One of Fletcher's descendants unveils the marker.

Jeff Miller (portraying Calvin Fletcher) poses for pictures after the marker was unveiled.

Jeff Miller (portraying Calvin Fletcher) poses for pictures after the marker was unveiled.