Quanah, Texas

Named for Quanah Parker, last great chief of the Comanche Indians, son of a Comanche chief and captive white girl, Cynthia Ann Parker. Old Fort Parker State Historic Site. Today seat of Hardeman County, agricultural marketing and shipping point with cottonseed oil mill, cotton compress, Georgia Pacific Corp., oil and gas. Be sure to visit Medicine Mound Depot Restaurant in historic building built in 1910 along the Kansas City, Mexico, and Orient Railroad in Medicine Mound townsite; building moved to site on U.S. 287. Don't spoil your appetite with all the parched peanuts you can eat! Take time to visit the historic sites around the city-Trinity Episcopal Church, First Presbyterian Church, and the Quanah Parker Monument and Memorial Walkway. Quanah is a Texas Main Street city, so take time to see the restoration and tour the downtown historical district with antique shops, restaurants, and other retail stores.

Attractions near Quanah, Texas

Discovery Place

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White Bluff Resort -The Old

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1890 Jail Museum-Heritage Center

Heritage Center-The old jail served as the detention center until 1973. It now houses the original cells and a never-used gal...

Harmony Hill Ghost Town

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Paradise on the Brazos

Enjoy rock climbing, mountain biking, and tent camping on this 1,000-acre ranch located on the Brazos River just south of tow...


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