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Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / George Shannon

 
 
Lewis and Clark in Kentucky George Shannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
1. Lewis and Clark in Kentucky George Shannon Marker
Inscription.  
Lewis and Clark in Kentucky
George Shannon
George Shannon, youngest member of the 1803-06 Lewis & Clark Expedition, studied at Transylvania Univ. and practiced law in Lexington. His office was in Jordan’s Row on Upper Street. He married Ruth S. Price on Sept. 19, 1813.

George Shannon
Shannon was a member of patriotic organizations and the Masonic Lodge. He served in the Ky. legislature 1820-23 and in 1824 was appointed a state circuit judge. In 1828 Shannon and his family moved to Missouri.
Presented by Ohio River Chapter-Lewis & Clark
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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 38° 3.028′ 
George Shannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. George Shannon Marker
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 University (about 300 feet away); Transylvania Pavilion (about 300 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.)
 
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View of marker with the Cowgill Center in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
3. View of marker with the Cowgill Center in background.
George Shannon Marker at intersection of North Upper & 3rd Streets. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
4. George Shannon Marker at intersection of North Upper & 3rd Streets.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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