Skelton museum set for opening

July 18, 2013

The widow of legendary comedian Red Skelton said she was overwhelmed by her first visit to the new museum honoring him in his southwestern Indiana hometown of Vincennes. Lothian Skelton toured the Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy on Wednesday. Thursday evening’s opening ceremonies are scheduled for the 100th anniversary of Skelton's birth. "The Red Skelton Show" was a fixture on network TV for 20 years.