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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 and Upcoming Events

Medicine Mounds

Four unusual cone-shaped hills that rise some 350 feet above the surrounding plains;

Quanah, TX Natural Attractions


Quanah, Acme and Pacific Railroad Depot

Three-story structure built in 1908 in Spanish mission style with red Ludowici Seville tile roof. An extension of the Hardeman County Jail museum, building is listed in the National Register of Historical Places. A "space room"

Quanah, TX Railroad History

Hardeman County Museum

In county jail built 1891

Quanah, TX Museums

Quanah Country Club

Course Access: Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Quanah, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Quanah, TX

Wonderland Amusement Park

One of Texas' largest privately owned amusement parks with more than 25 rides and 32 attractions, including miniature golf, a...

Callahan County Pioneer Museum

Pioneer farm and ranch implements, household items, clothing, barbed wire, and documents....

Georgia Monument

Erected in 1976 to fulfill long-standing promise to honor the Georgia Battalion that volunteered in Texas' war for independen...

Angelo State Univ. Planetarium

Nation's fourth largest university planetarium features a three dimensional view of the universe with sparkling stars and cel...

A"maze"ing Fun Mazes

This unique attraction allows visitors to navigate their way through a maze cut into a live corn field! Mini mazes, wagon rid...