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

Fairfield Lake Widlife Viewing

Surrounding woods are oak, hickory, cedar, elm, dogwood, and redbud, which offer sanctuary for many species of birds, and mar...

Shallow Creek Country Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Harrington House

This 1914 neo-classical house reflects exquisite materials and workmanship, as well as fine French and English furniture, por...

Dal Paso Museum

Home furnishings, pioneer tools, ranch and farm equipment from early days of settlement. Also exhibits of works by local arti...

Scenic Drives

Scenic Drive traces a winding course on southern flank of Mount Franklin above downtown El Paso, with view of Juárez across t...

Texas State Railroad

Operated by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, antique steam engines power vintage coaches 25 miles to Palestine in the nat...


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