Recent Shawn Pictures

July 2014 Trip to OK

July 11, 2014

Uncle Matt drove Shawn to Memphis for his July visit. After supper at Central BBQ, we went to the Young home to visit with Kenny. Matt, Shawn, and Grandpa are seen sitting in their living room.
Photo by Kenny Young with Grandpa's Camera

July 12, 2014

Shawn in his car seat after a stop in Marion, AR on our way to OK.

July 19, 2014

Shawn is seen having breakfast in his grandparents home in Tahlequah, OK.

We drove to Ft Smith, AR to visit the Fort Smith National Historic Site. Shawn is seen by a cannon on the grounds of the first fort at Belle Point.

Shawn is next seen in the foundation area of on of the towers of the original fort overlooking the junction of the Poteau and Arkansas Rivers.

Shawn is next seen along side of the patty wagon before his trial before Judge Parker's court.

Shawn is next seen before his trail in Judge Parker's court.

While awaiting his execution, Shawn received a reprieve from hanging.

We then went to the Ft Smith Trolley Museum where Shawn had his picture taken on a motor car.

We next drove to Rose Lawn Cemetery to get a photo of the Condren tombstone with Mother's death date.

July 21, 2014

Shawn and Grandma are seen standing by a square dedicated to Cane Hill College later moved to Clarksville, AR to become The College of the Ozarks and now the University of the Ozarks.

July 25, 2014

For his 8th birthday, Jan and I drove Shawn to Memphis on July 24. His parents met us there, and we all then drove to Union City, TN the next afternoon. After dinner at a Mexican restaurant with his Granny, we had a birthday party at the Hampton INN.
Some of the candles were trick candles which relit after being blown out. Mama Virginia is showing this with one of the candles.
Then Shawn started opening his presents, first from Granny.
Shawn looking at the state quarters in a map of all of the states from Granny.
Shawn looking at the pocket watch from Granny.
Shawn looking at the Boy Scout Handbook and patches of his father from Granny.

May 2014 Trip to OK

Visit to Cherokee Heritage Center
Park Hill, OK
May 28, 2014

Sequoyah statue and Shawn

Playing at Kauffman Park in Tahlequah
May 29, 2014

Friend Annette Haskins assists her grandson and Shawn on the big "see-saw".

Shawn on the slide.

Shawn on the playground.

Back on the slide.

Back to the "see-saw".

Shawn on the smaller "see-saw".

Shawn in the dry drainage ditch between the park and the Senior Citizens Center.

Amtrak Station in Memphis
May 31, 2014

For their return to NOLA, I drove them to Memphis where they are seen at the Amtrak station. With the signal in the left corner red, son Matt and grandson Shawn head down the platform to prepare to board the "City of New Orleans" for their trip home.

Matt is then seen having his reservation scanned by the conductor before boarding the last car of the train.

Attention is then directed to the last car where grandson Shawn has his face pressed against the window on the lower level.

7th Birthday Trip
July 26, 2013

On the boat ride from Gulfport, MS to Ship Island. His mother visited here while in elementary school in Memphis.

On the beach at Ship Island.
On her visit about 20 years ago, Shawn's mother brought home a hermit crab as a pet.
hermit carb soft shell crab crab burrowing into the sand

Fourth of July Fireworks

Shawn with a sparkler on the 4th of July.

Visit to Tahlequah May 2013

Shawn is seen wading in Town Branch in downtown Tahlequah.

Shawn is again seen wading in Town Branch in downtown Tahlequah.

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