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

Denison Country Club

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

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...

Natural Bridge Caverns

One of the world's premier caverns, take 75-minute tour through a half-mile of the largest show cavern in Texas. For the more...

Palo Pinto Museum

Old jail and log cabin, area history and artifacts. Open weekend afternoons in summer. One block south of courthouse in Palo ...

Liberty Opry on the Square

Live shows every Sat. at 2 p.m. 7:30 p.m., featuring country/western, gospel, and comedy themes....


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