Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / George Shannon
Trail Heritage Fdn; National Park Service, Ky.
Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Commission,
Lexington History Museum, Transylvania Univ.
Erected 2005 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2193.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration • Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1813.
Location. 38° 3.028′ N, 84° 29.603′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of North Upper Street and West 3rd Street, on the right when traveling south on North Upper Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Upper Street, Lexington KY 40508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Lane Allen (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Transylvania Pavilion (about 300 feet away); Transylvania (about 400 feet away); Old Morrison / Transylvania Alumni (about 400 feet away); Col. Robert Patterson (1753-1827) / Patterson Cabin (about 600 feet away); Architects Shryock / Another Shryock (about 800 feet away); Hunt-Morgan House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Brown, M.D. (1769 - 1830) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on George Shannon. (Submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Discovering Lewis & Clark biography on George Shannon. (Submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.