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

San Elizario Presidio Chapel

Founded 1777 to serve Spanish military garrison and government. Still in daily use, chapel stands as built 200 years ago, pre...

King William District

Area settled by prominent German merchants in late 19th century, designated state's first Historic District. Virtually all ho...

Dickens County Museum

Early pioneer and ranching heritage collection. Includes county, city, and area histories, photo gallery, antique furniture, ...

Grapevine Lake Hunting

Hunting at the Elm Fork Project, U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS Hunting permits are issued at the Lewisville Lake Project Of...

Turner-Chapman Gallery

This fine art gallery features the work of regional artists such as Ken Turner, Paulina Kearney, Lynda Counts, and Charles Fo...

Neill Museum

Antique toys made in Texas, 300 antique dolls, bottles, and furniture. In historic 1898 Truehart House seven blocks west of c...


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