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.
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. 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); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 10½ 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 •
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 453 times since then. 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.