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

Woodward Agate Ranch

Source of famed Texas agates (red plume, pompom, and a rainbow of other types) colorful jasper, labradorite feldspar, calcite...

Beaumont Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Oakridge Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Producers Livestock Auction Company

Livestock sold here include cattle, sheep and goats, making it one of the largest auctions in the state. ...

Pecos County Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Los Ebanos Ferry

Only existing hand-operated ferry of its kind. Carries three cars and limited number of passengers at a time, and you can hel...


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