Shannon

Shannon and Li’l sweet

Shannon has been an avid outdoorsman his entire life. He used to work with a company that built National Park Museums all over the country, and while he was doing the work, he wasn’t able to really see the sights. He was often given intel on off-the-grid sights by the local park rangers he worked with to complete the projects. That intel is key information for some of these trips. He’s exceptional at finding interesting things to see and do, and has outstanding outdoor skills. He can build anything, and is responsible for keeping us well equipped and well prepared. Here’s a list of the museums he helped build:

Museums:

Vulcan museum, Birmingham, Alabama; Arches National Park, Utah; White River NWR, St Charles, Arkansas; Red Rock Canyon, Utah; Dixie National Forest, Cedar City, Utah; Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah; Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico; Zion National Park, Springdale, Utah; Escalante National Monument, Kanab, Utah; Wolf Creek National fish Hatchery, Jamestown, Arkansas; Greer’s Ferry National Fish Hatchery, Heber Springs, Arkansas,;Black Bayou Lake National wildlife refuge, Monroe, Louisiana,;National WWII museum, New Orleans, Louisiana; Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National park, Marrerro, Louisiana; Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center in Tupelo, Mississippi; Cameron Prairie NWR, Cameron Parish, Louisiana; Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Park, Brownsville, Texas; Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine; Salem Maritime National Historic Site, Salem, Massachusetts; Edisto Beach Interpretive Center, Edisto, South Carolina; Grand Canyon National Park museum, Grand Canyon, Arizona; Lolo Pass Visitor Center, US Forest Service, Lolo, Montana; King’s Mountain National Military Park, King’s Mountain, South Carolina; Isle Royal National Park Museum, Keweenaw County, Michigan; Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Munising, Michigan; Hiawatha National Forest Headquarters, Gladstone, Mississippi; Cheaha Mountain Trailhead, Delta, Alabama; Key Deer National Wildlife Reserve, Big Bine Key, Florida; Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Vero Beach, Florida; Stephen Foster State Park, Fargo, Georgia; Little White House Historic Site, Warm Springs, Georgia; ASCA, Horseshoe Bend, Alabama; Patriotism Museum Experience in Old Capitol Museum, Jackson, Mississippi; Western Historic Trails Museum Council, Bluffs, Iowa; Frank and Sylvia Pasquarelli Heritage Discovery Center, Johnstown Pennsylvania; North Carolina Mining Museum, Spruce Pine, North Carolina; Cradle of Forestry, Pisgah Forest, North Carolina; Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska; Pearl Harbor National Memorial War Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii; Japan Olympic Museum, Shinjuku City, Tokyo, Japan; Rainforest Cafe, Cancun, Mexico; Gateway Arch Visitor Center, St Louis, Missouri; Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland, Wisconsin; Bayfield Maritime Museum, Bayfield, Wisconsin; Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge, Wadesboro, North Carolina; Caribe National Park (El Yunqe National Forest) San Juan, Puerto Rico; Sam D Hamioton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, Brooksville, Mississippi; MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada; Blowing Wind Cave National Wildlife Reserve, Jackson County, Alabama; Brasstown Bald Park, Hiawassee, Georgia; Lewis and Clark Museum, St. Charles, Missouri; White Sands National Monument, New Mexico; Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum, Cave City, Kentucky; Merriweather Lewis Monument, Grinders Stand, Natchez Trace Parkway, Tennessee; Chattahoochee Indian Heritage Center, Fort Mitchell, Alabama; Edgefield discovery Center, Edgefield, South Carolina.

Great Blue Heron carved by Shannon in the Edisto, SC museum
This is the shrimp boat replica he built for Edisto Island, SC
Heres the arch he constructrd in the Arches National Park Museum, Moab, Utab
Shannon leading the way to False Kiva in Canyonlands, Utah.

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