The Life and Legacy of George Shepard ParkFATHER OF PARKVILLE and
CO-FOUNDER OF PARK UNIVERSITY
RECEPTION ON APRIL 13, 2014, 2 - 4 P.M.
PARK UNIVERSITY MCAFEE MEMORIAL LIBRARY
From April 1 through May 31, 2014, the public is welcome to view the George Shepard Park exhibit highlighting events in Park’s life, including the destruction of his printing press, thrown in the Missouri River by a pro-slavery mob on April 14, 1855. Original documents, newspapers, photographs, artifacts and furniture from Park University’s Frances Fishburn Archives and Special Collections will be on display; many of the items have never before been exhibited.
For the Library’s hours of operation, visit
www.park.edu/library or call (816) 584-6285
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In honor of the 175th anniversary of Platte County, Mo.
Exhibit compiled by Park University Archivist Carolyn McHenry Elwess, ’71