Neosho in Newton County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Confederate Capitol of Missouri
Neosho was the Confederate Capitol of Missouri, when, on October 8, 1861, in the old Masonic Building on the northeast corner of the Square, the legislature passed the Ordinance of Secession, separating Missouri from the Union.
Location. 36° 52.156′ N, 94° 22.076′ W. Marker is in Neosho, Missouri, in Newton County. Marker is on Spring Street near Wood Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is on the north grounds of the county courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 South Wood Street, Neosho MO 64850, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Secession Convention at Neosho (a few steps from this marker); Newton County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th Century Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Haas Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Heaton Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Downtown Neosho Historic District (about 500 feet away); Haas Warehouse Building (about 600 feet away); Rocketdyne (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Neosho.
Also see . . .
1. The Civil War in Newton County MO. (Submitted on April 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. History of Neosho MO. (Submitted on April 28, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Politics • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 593 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.