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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.

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Hardeman County Museum

In county jail built 1891

Quanah, TX Museums

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

Medicine Mounds

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

Quanah, TX Natural Attractions


Quanah Country Club

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

Quanah, TX Golf Courses

Things to do near Quanah, TX

Bob Wills Museum

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Wichita Falls Downtown Proud

Great food, live theater performances, excellent music, abundance of antique shops, historical museums and sites....

Yoakum County Park

A party house and RV campsites are available for a small rental fee. The park also features an 18-hole golf course. Six miles...

Fishing

Fishing for largemouth bass is excellent at White River Reservoir. The lake consistently produces fish over 8 pounds and has ...

Comanche Trail Municipal Golf Course -Arrowhead

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...