Portage in Porter County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Willow Creek Confrontation
Erected 1995 by Indiana Historical Bureau. (Marker Number 64.1995.2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
Location. 41° 35.305′ N, 87° 11.015′ W. Marker is in Portage, Indiana, in Porter County. Marker can be reached from Willow Creek Rd 0.1 miles north of Portage Ave. Marker is located in the southeast corner of Woodland Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2100 Willow Creek Rd, Portage IN 46368, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ogden Dunes Ski Jump (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls (approx. The Brown Mansion (approx. 6˝ miles away); Cowles Bog (approx. 6.7 miles away); Dunes Hi-Way (approx. 7.2 miles away); Iron Brigade (approx. 7.3 miles away); Lustron Home (approx. 7.3 miles away); Stewart Settlement House (approx. 7.9 miles away).
Regarding Willow Creek Confrontation. The railroad tracks that cross near the marker are now operated by CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.