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Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Carole Lombard

 
 
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By Michael Baker
1. Carole Lombard Marker
Inscription. In this house on October 6, 1908, was born Jane Alice Peters. Daughter of Frederick C. and Elizabeth Knight Peters, she took the professional name of Carole Lombard and became one of the most important figures in the motion picture industry. Erected by the City of Fort Wayne, Indiana, under the direction of Mayor Harry W. Baals, January 1, 1938, on the occasion of her appearance in David O. Selznick's Technicolor production "Nothing Sacred".
 
Erected 1938.
 
Location. 41° 4.682′ N, 85° 9.219′ W. Marker is in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in Allen County. Marker is at the intersection of Rockhill Street and Thieme Drive, on the right when traveling south on Rockhill Street. Touch for map. This marker is located on the front of the house. Marker is at or near this postal address: 708 Rockhill St, Fort Wayne IN 46802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Aqueduct Club Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Miamis (approx. mile away); The First French Fort / The First Playground in Fort Wayne (approx. mile away); Site of the Fort Wayne College (approx. mile away); "Johnny Appleseed"
Carole Lombard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
2. Carole Lombard Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Wabash and Erie Canal Groundbreaking (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Canal House (approx. 0.8 miles away); The First Police Station (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Wayne.
 
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Carole Lombard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
3. Carole Lombard Marker
Carole Lombard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Baker
4. Carole Lombard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. This page has been viewed 146 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 23, 2017, by Michael Baker of Lima, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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