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Portland in Jay County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Major General John P. C. Shanks

 
 
Major General John P. C. Shanks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
1. Major General John P. C. Shanks Marker
Inscription.

1826 —————— 1901

In Memory
of
Major General
John P. C. Shanks


Congressman, Lawyer, Citizen.

 
Erected by Mississinewa Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Portland, Indiana.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
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. Touch for map. Located on the South/East lawn of the Jay County Courthouse in Portland, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Portland IN 47371, United States of America.
 
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 Line (approx. 8.1 miles away); Golder Pottkotter Post Veterans Memorial (approx. 9 miles away in Ohio);
Wide View - - Major General John P. C. Shanks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
2. Wide View - - Major General John P. C. Shanks Marker
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); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 10 miles away in Ohio). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
 
Also see . . .  Photo of Major General John P. C. Shanks ::. (Submitted on April 24, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Jay County Courthouse - - Portland, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
3. Jay County Courthouse - - Portland, Indiana
Jay County Courthouse -and- the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, April 8, 2012
4. Jay County Courthouse -and- the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 24, 2012, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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