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Near North Liberty in St. Joseph County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

A Champion of Farmland to Parkland

 
 
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By Duane Hall, July 21, 2014
1. A Champion of Farmland to Parkland Marker
Inscription.

In Memory Of
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is located at the visitor center (first right turn after you enter the park); the above directions are to the park entrance. Marker is in this post office area: North Liberty IN 46554, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 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);
People Make the Difference and<br>A Champion of Farmland to Parkland Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 21, 2014
2. People Make the Difference and
A Champion of Farmland to Parkland Markers
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); Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax (approx. 11.2 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.)
 
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Marker near Potato Creek State Park Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 21, 2014
3. Marker near Potato Creek State Park Visitor Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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