1811 – Born on the 20th of March in Augusta County, Virginia.
1823 – Mary Bingham opened a school for girls and George, worked as school janitor.
1827 – At age sixteen, George apprenticed with cabinetmaker Jesse Green.
1830 – George was painting portrait for $20.00 a piece.
1836 – Married Sarah Elizabeth Hutchison.
1838 – George was already beginning to make a name for himself as a portait artist in St. Louis
1845 – Painted the "Fur traders on Missouri River".
1848 – George was elected to the Missouri General Assembly.
1851-1852 – He painted "Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers through the Cumberland Gap", oil on canvas.
1856-1859 – Bingham studied art with the members of the Düsseldorf School in Düsseldorf, Germany.
1874 – President of the Board of Police Commissioners for Kansas City, Missouri.
Became the Professor of art at the University of Missouri-Columbia.