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IHB > Historical Markers > Press Releases and Marker Dedications > April 18, 2009 - Charles Gordone April 18, 2009 - Charles Gordone

Charles Gordone
Elkhart
Elkhart County, Indiana


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Shirley Gordon Jackson (third from left), Charles Gordone's sister, attended the dedication ceremony for the state marker that commemorates her brother's life and career. She wrote a book about Gordone entitled A Place to be Someone: Growing up with Charles Gordone.


Approximately 60 people attended the dedication ceremony for the Charles Gordone state marker. The marker is located at the Elkhart Public Library.