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    Tap, Lyon, wi the auld ceety in the foregrund. Centre, the Pont Bonaparte, at nicht, an the Pont Lafayette. Bottom, the Place Bellecour, wi the Basilica o Oor Lady an the Tour Metal in the backgrund.

  2. › wiki › Lyon Cached It is located at the confluence of the rivers Rhône and Saône, about 470 km (292 mi) south-east of Paris, 320 km (199 mi) north of Marseille and 56 km (35 mi) northeast of Saint-Étienne.

  3. Lyon is served by the Eurolines intercity coach organisation. Its Lyon terminal is located at the city's Perrache railway station, which serves as an intermodal transportation hub for tramways, local and regional trains and buses, the terminus of Metro line A, of the Tramway T2, the bicycle service Vélo'v, and taxis.

  4. Vieux lyon wikipedia deutsch Lyon - Wikipedia Lyon? / i [ljɔ̃] (deutsch veraltet Lion, Leyden oder Welsch-Leyden, lateinisch Lugdunum) ist die Hauptstadt der Region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes und der Métropole de Lyon im Südosten Frankreichs.Lyon ist außerdem Sitz der Präfektur des Départements Rhône, seit 2015 jedoch nicht mehr Teil des Départements..

  5. Lyon is served by the Eurolines intercity coach organisation. Its Lyon terminal is located at the city's Perrache railway station, which serves as an intermodal transportation hub for tramways, local and regional trains and buses, the terminus of Metro line A, of the Tramway T2, the bicycle service Vélo'v, and taxis.

  6. › wiki › Lyon,_MatthewMatthew Lyon - Wikipedia

    • Early Life and Military Career
    • Political Career in Vermont
    • Later Career
    • Death and Burial
    • Personal Life
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    Lyon attended school in Dublin, after having been born in nearby County Wicklow, Ireland. Some sources indicate that his father was executed for treason against the British government of Ireland, and Lyon worked as a boy to help support his widowed mother. He began to learn the printer and bookbinder trades in 1763, but emigrated to Connecticut as a redemptioner in 1764. To pay his debt, he worked for Jabez Bacon, a farmer and merchant in Woodbury. The debt was later purchased by merchant and farmer Hugh Hannah of Litchfield; while working for Hannah (or Hanna), Lyon continued his education through self-study when he was able.By working for wages when he was permitted, Lyon saved enough to purchase the remainder of his indenture, and he became a free man in 1768. While living in Connecticut, Lyon became acquainted with many individuals who became the first white settlers of Vermont. In 1774, Lyon moved to Wallingford, Vermont (then known as the New Hampshire Grants), where he farmed...

    Lyon served as a member from Arlington in the Vermont House of Representatives from 1779 to 1783. He founded Fair Haven, Vermont in 1783 and returned to the state House of Representatives from 1783 to 1796 as its member.[n 1] Lyon also built and operated various kinds of mills in Fair Haven, including a gristmill, sawmill, and paper mill, in addition to an iron foundry. In 1793, he started a printing office and published the Farmers' Library newspaper; though his son James was the nominal owner, Matthew Lyon oversaw the paper's management and supplied much of its content.[n 2] The newspaper was later renamed to the Fair Haven Gazette, and was published until Lyon sold its works. In 1794, Lyon sold the printing press and other equipment for the Gazette to Reverend Samuel Williams and Judge Samuel Williams of Rutland, who used it to found the Rutland Herald.


    Lyon moved to Kentucky by 1801, settling in Eddyville in Livingston County, Kentucky (later Caldwell County and now Lyon County). He established a paper mill propelled by oxen and a distillery, and subsequently engaged in boat building. The Department of War employed him to build gunboats for the War of 1812. When the war ended, Lyon had on hand large quantities of wood and other supplies he had purchased at wartime prices for this endeavor; the government subsequently failed to honor its con...


    After repaying his debts and recovering financially, but failing to obtain payment for his war of 1812 contract, Lyon solicited a federal appointment that would provide a salary and stability in his final years. In 1820, President James Monroe, a friend and political supporter of Lyon's, appointed him United States factor to the Cherokee Nation in the Arkansas Territory. He again attempted to serve in Washington, D.C. by running for the Arkansas Territory's delegate seat in Congress against i...

    Lyon died in Spadra Bluff, Crawford County, Arkansas (now within Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas) on August 1, 1822.He was initially interred in Spadra Bluff Cemetery, and in 1833 he was reinterred in Eddyville Cemetery.

    Lyon was married twice. His first wife was Mary Horsford whom he married in 1772. She was the daughter of Samuel Horsford and Mary Grant and had been married previously to Daniel Allen, the uncle of Ethan Allen, until his death in 1772. She died in 1782. Lyon's second marriage was to Beulah M. Chittenden, the daughter of Thomas Chittenden, in 1784. His son James (1776–1824) was a newspaper editor and publisher in Vermont and several southern states, and worked with both his father and James Thomson Callender. Lyon's son Chittenden Lyon (1787–1842) was also a member of the U.S. House of Representatives (1827–1835) from Kentucky. His son Matthew (1792–1839) was the father of Confederate General Hylan B. Lyonof Lyon County, Kentucky. His daughters Anne and Pamelia married John Messinger and George Cadwell, respectively, pioneers and politicians of Illinois. Lyon was also the great-grandfather of William Peters Hepburn, who represented Iowa in Congress. One of Lyon's descendants is the...

    In 2006, the post office in Fair Haven was named for Lyon. In 2018, a concept album based on the life of Matthew Lyon, Spit'n Lyonwas released. Music & Lyrics by John Daly, orchestration & recording by Greg Goldman, musical support from Neil Maurer. The World War II Liberty Ship SS Matthew Lyonwas named in his honor.

    Austin, Aleine (1981). Matthew Lyon: "New Man" of the Democratic Revolution, 1749–1822. Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 9780271002620.
    Battle, J. H. (1885). Kentucky A History of the State. Louisville, Ky., Chicago, Ill., F.A. Battey publishing company.
    Blumberg, Phillip I. (2010). Repressive Jurisprudence in the Early American Republic: the First Amendment and the Legacy of English Law. Cambridge.
    Bowers, Claude Gernade (1925). Jefferson and Hamilton: the Struggle for Democracy in America. Houghton Mifflin.
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