Near North Liberty in St. Joseph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
A Champion of Farmland to Parkland
Honorable Richard Mangus, State Representative
1930 - 2008
Indiana General Assembly 1972-2004
Indiana Natural Resources Commission 2005-2008
Representative Richard (Dick) Mangus made a difference of Indiana’s natural resources and the people who enjoy them. He successfully advocated for the development of many recreational features at Potato Creek State Park including cabins, trails, picnic areas, campgrounds, a nature center and the interpretive naturalist service. With gratitude, we remember his public service and his contributions to the work of the Department of Natural Resources.
Location. 41° 32.138′ N, 86° 21.676′ W. Marker is near North Liberty, Indiana, in St. Joseph County. Marker can be reached from Pierce Road (State Road 4) 0.4 miles east of Primrose Road. Click for map. Marker is located at the visitor center (first right turn after you enter the park); the above directions are to the park entrance. Marker is in this post office area: North Liberty IN 46554, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. People Make the Difference (here, next to this marker); Porter (Rea) Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Huggart Settlement (approx. 2.6 miles away); Harold C. Urey (approx. 7.9 miles away); Indiana Territorial Line (approx. 7.9 miles away); Walkerton World War II Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Sons of Israel Synagogue (approx. 10.9 miles away); Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax (approx. 11.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in North Liberty.
Also see . . . Potato Creek State Park - Indiana DNR website. (Submitted on July 26, 2014.)
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