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

Cross Plains Public Library

The library houses a large collection of Robert E. Howard first edition books as well as original manuscripts and Weird Tales...

Ebony Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Hearthstone Country Club -Wolf Corner/Horsepen

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

Clark Gardens

Open since 2000, the gardens resulted from the vision of Max and Billie Clark, who wanted to create a Texas version of an Eng...

Henderson County Historical Museum

Vintage and antique memorabilia are displayed in the 1896 Faulk-Gauntt building. The first floor exhibits of the Henderson Co...


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