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Otsego County Centennial
1975
 

Claude Shannon
Centennial Celebration


 April 30, 2016


Click Here for Details
and Information about Claude Shannon

 

The statue of Claude Shannon in downtown Gaylord
is the first of six statues honoring this remarkable genius
 

Inscription:

Claude Elwood Shannon 
Father of Information Theory

Electrical engineer, mathematician, and native
son of Gaylord. His creation of information theory,
the mathematical theory of communication,
in the 1940s and 1950s inspired the revolutionary
advances in digital communications and
information storage that have
shaped the modern world.

This statue was donated by the
Information Theory Society of the Institute of
Electrical
and Electronics Engineers,
whose members follow gratefully in his footsteps.

Dedicated October 6, 2000
Eugene Daub, Sculptor






"Waters, Michigan
The Town With the Bottle Fence"

by
Phil Alexander



$15
Proceeds will benefit the
OCHS Endowment Fund
 
"Early Times of Otsego County, Michigan"
by Bill Granlund

click here to view the
Table of Contents


$20
Proceeds will benefit the
Otsego County Historical Society



 

 



 

 


Otsego County
Historical Society

Museum
320 W. Main Street
Gaylord, Michigan

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1223
Gaylord, MI  49734

(989) 732-4568
OCHSmuseum@gmail.com




The Museum
will Re-Open

April 30, 2016

   
 

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