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Historical markers : George Shannon

George Shannon historical marker, Fayette Co.
Ed Houlihan

Marker Number: 2193
County: Fayette
Location: Transvylvania Univerisity

Description: 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. Over.






George Shannon historical marker, Fayette Co.
Ed Houlihan

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.

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