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Enid in Garfield County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Government Springs

 
 
Government Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 1, 2012
1. Government Springs Marker
Inscription.
A Camping Place
on the
Old Chisholm Trail
Before and After 1865

Though the pathfinders die
the paths remain open


 
Erected 1921 by the Enid Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 36° 23.546′ N, 97° 52.308′ W. Marker is in Enid, Oklahoma, in Garfield County. Marker is on South 5th Street 0.1 miles south of East Oklahoma Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in Springs Park. Marker is in this post office area: Enid OK 73701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jesse Chisholm (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Chisholm Trail (approx. 5 miles away); The Missouri Compromise (approx. 7.4 miles away); Buffalo Springs (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Government Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 1, 2012
2. Government Springs Marker
 
 
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 390 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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