TRI STATE BORDER MO KS OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
N 36° 59.916 W 094° 37.073
15S E 356039 N 4095940
Quick Description: This is the Triple State corners of Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 12/2/2007 2:11:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM2PN9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 157

Long Description:
There has been quite the talk about which monument is the The "OFFICIAL"TRI State Marker.
There are 2 located here.
GG0683 AND GG0688.

It is also the point where most people begin their search for the Joplin Spook Lights that have it's legends in this area.

Designation: BOUNDARY MON KS MO OK
Marker Type: NGS Benchmark
Setting: setting not listed - see description
Stability: Mark of questionable or unknown stability.

Documented History (by the NGS)
1/1/1935 by CGS (MONUMENTED)
DESCRIBED BY COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY 1935 TO REACH THE STATION FROM THE JUNCTION OF U.S. HIGHWAYS 66 AND 166 IN BAXTER SPRINGS, GO EAST ON HIGHWAY 166 FOR 7.3 MILES TO THE MISSOURI STATE LINE AND A GRAVELED CROSS ROAD. TURN RIGHT AND GO SOUTH ON THE GRAVELED ROAD FOR 0.35 MILE TO A BOUNDRY MARKER ON THE RIGHT. THE BOUNDRY MONUMENT IS MADE OF ROCK WITH A ROUND CONCRETE TOP. IT HAS A BRASS PLATE ON THE SOUTH SIDE WITH THE INSCRIPTION OKLAHOMA 1907 AND A BRASS PLATE ON THE NORTH SIDE WITH THE INSCRIPTION KANSAS 18 STATE CORNERS 50 FEET EAST OF CENTER OF MONUMENT. THE POINT HELD BY THIS PARTY WAS THE CENTER OF THE CONCRETE TOP OF THE MONUMENT.


As always have fun be safe and

HAPPY...................................WAYMARKING
Type Of Crossing: State/Region

Where is the border located?: Highway

Welcome Center/Facilities: No

Visit Instructions:

-Your own picture of the signs or area. Discussing why it is you are crossing this border gets you bonus points.

-No one likes to read ‘TFTW’ and other unimaginitive visit logs.

-Armchair finds can be deleted by the owner or management group.

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