By December of 1961 the drive for secession had withered away. McDonald Territory was no more and plans of unification with other states and territories were grand aspirations of the past. Secession had failed. However, the secessionist movement proved to be an unimaginable success for the citizens of McDonald County.

The McDonald Territorial Border Patrol Model A Ford in the 1987 Centennial Car Parade. Courtesy of the McDonald County Historical Society.

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