Portland in Jay County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Major General John P. C. Shanks
John P. C. Shanks
Congressman, Lawyer, Citizen.
Erected by Mississinewa Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Portland, Indiana.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
Location. 40° 26.009′ N, 84° 58.712′ W. Marker is in Portland, Indiana, in Jay County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and North Court Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Located on the South/East lawn of the Jay County Courthouse in Portland, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portland IN 47371, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jay County W.W. I and W.W. II Honor Roll (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jay County Veterans Honor Roll (approx. 0.2 miles away); Indian Boundary LineGolder Pottkotter Post Veterans Memorial (approx. 9½ miles away in Ohio); Spring Hill Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.6 miles away in Ohio); Green Mound Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.9 miles away in Ohio); West Grove (approx. 9.9 miles away); American Indian Strategy: Use of the Landscape (approx. 10.3 miles away in Ohio). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
Also see . . . John P. C. Shanks. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on January 6, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 589 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 24, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. 5. submitted on January 6, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.