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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
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. Marker is located at the visitor center (first right turn after you enter the park); the above directions are to the Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Liberty IN 46554, 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. 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); Schuyler Colfax (approx. 11 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Liberty.
Also see . . . Potato Creek State Park - Indiana DNR website. (Submitted on July 26, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.