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Portland Mills

Location: CR 900 W and CR 800 N, Portland Mills Picnic Area (Raccoon SRA, Calvert Shelter). (Putnam County, Indiana)

Erected by Clinton, Greene, Russell, and Union Twps 1972

ID# : 67.1972.1

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This marker stands on the corner of four Townships on the Parke and Putnam Co. line, once the center of the thriving rural town of Portland Mills.

Settled in the early 1800's

CHRISTIAN CHURCH

Established 1838 - Relocated 1959

WATER - POWERED MILL

Built 1822 - Destroyed by fire 1960

Keywords

Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns