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Near Hollis in Harmon County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

100th Meridian Oklahoma/Texas State Line

 
 
100th Meridian Oklahoma/Texas State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
1. 100th Meridian Oklahoma/Texas State Line Marker
Inscription.  The 100th meridian first marked the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the vast Louisiana Purchase establishing this boundary was one of the most far reaching events in which the nation engaged.

In 1927 the U.S. Supreme Court established the OK/TX state line along this boundary. The 100th meridian chapter, NSDAR dedicated this project to identify this state line located 4 miles west of Hollis, OK, on U.S. Highway 62.
 
Erected by Harmon County Historical Society and 100th Meridian Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1927.
 
Location. 34° 40.898′ N, 100° 0.02′ W. Marker is near Hollis, Oklahoma, in Harmon County. Marker is on U.S. 62, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hollis OK 73550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
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flies. Ron School (approx. 9.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Nearest town is Hollis, Oklahoma (4 miles east) but, marker is in Childress County, Texas approximately 20 feet west of the 100th Meridian.
 
100th Meridian Oklahoma/Texas State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
2. 100th Meridian Oklahoma/Texas State Line Marker
100th Meridian Oklahoma/Texas State Line Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
3. 100th Meridian Oklahoma/Texas State Line Marker
View east on highway US-62.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 763 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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