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Kanab in Kane County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Don Shanks

Utah's Little Hollywood

 

—Kanab Utah “Walk of Fame” —

 
Don Shanks Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
1. Don Shanks Marker
Inscription.
An all around talent in the film industry is Don Shanks, who is an accomplished director, actor, stuntman and stunt coordinator. Don's career often brought him on location to Kanab for work in T.V. series, television movies and feature films including "How the West was Won", "Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans", "Frontier Fremont", "In Search of Noah's Ark", and his co-starring role as "Nakuma" in the hit T.V. series "The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams". Don directed the film "Grizzly and Grey Otter" in Kanab and has always stated it is one of his favorite locations.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kanab, Utah "Walk of Fame" marker series.
 
Location. 37° 2.857′ N, 112° 31.595′ W. Marker is in Kanab, Utah, in Kane County. Marker is at the intersection of South 100 East (U.S. 89) and East Center Street, on the right when traveling south on South 100 East. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60 South 100 East, Kanab UT 84741, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gregg Palmer (within shouting distance of this marker); Kanab Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Dale Robertson (within
Don Shanks Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 14, 2010
2. Don Shanks Marker
Looking south along South 100 East
shouting distance of this marker); Gronway "Gron" Parry (within shouting distance of this marker); Whitney "Whit" Parry (within shouting distance of this marker); Chauncey "Chance" Parry (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackie Hamblin Rife (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnny Western (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Kanab.
 
Also see . . .
1. Don Shanks. (Submitted on April 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Don Shanks. (Submitted on April 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Western Legends Roundup. (Submitted on April 8, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 955 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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