Near Enid in Garfield County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
The Missouri Compromise
(36° 30’ North Latitude)
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of May 30, 1854, repealed section #8 of the Missouri Compromise, which was the most important provision and created the Kansas and Nebraska Territories.
The 36° 30' North Latitude is the south border of Missouri, except for the Boot-heel, and the south border of the Oklahoma Panhandle.
Erected by Robert L. (Bob) Klemme, Pellow Monuments.
Location. 36° 29.999′ N, 97° 52.355′ W. Marker is near Enid, Oklahoma, in Garfield County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 60 and Cottonwood Lane, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 60. Touch for map. Marker is about 2 miles north of Enid. Marker is in this post office area: Enid OK 73701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Chisholm Trail (approx. 2½ miles away); Government Springs Jesse Chisholm (approx. 10.3 miles away).
Also see . . . The Missouri Compromise - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 30, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 742 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.