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IHB > Historical Markers > Press Releases and Marker Dedications > May 19, 2006 - Irene Dunne May 19, 2006 - Irene Dunne

Irene Dunne (39.2006.1)
Madison
Jefferson 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 Indiana State Prison historical marker was dedicated April 12, 2006 .

The Irene Dunne Historical Marker dedication on May 19, 2006 .

The Colgate Company purchased the state prison building from the State of Indiana in 1921.

The Colgate Company moved the giant clock fom New Jersey to Clarksville and placed it on top of the factory building in 1924.

Jim Courter applied for the marker

Dunne's grandson, Mark Shinnick, traveled to Madison from California

Dunne's grandson, Mark Shinnick, traveled to Madison from California

Mayor Al Huntington

Mayor Al Huntington

Marker dedication

Marker dedication

Marker dedication

Marker dedication

Marker dedication

Marker dedication Marker dedication

The marker was placed outside of the Ohio Theatre. The Ohio showed "The Awful Truth," one of Dunne's 42 movies, for free the week of the dedication.