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Otsego County Centennial

Claude Shannon
Centennial Celebration

 April 30, 2016

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and Information about Claude Shannon


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


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
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"

Phil Alexander

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

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Table of Contents

Proceeds will benefit the
Otsego County Historical Society





Otsego County
Historical Society

320 W. Main Street
Gaylord, Michigan

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

(989) 732-4568

The Museum
will Re-Open

April 30, 2016


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