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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.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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


Hardeman County Museum

In county jail built 1891

Quanah, TX Museums

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

Buddy Holly Statue and Walk of Fame

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Pioneer City-County Museum

More than a dozen display rooms depict the lives of early Nolan County settlers. Extensive photograph files, farm and ranch e...

Lake Creek Golf Course

The golf course is located about 2 miles east of Munday on Highway 222. It can be played as either a 9 or 18 hole course....

Wildcatter Ranch & Resort

This 4,000-acre guest ranch, located south of town, offers visitors a chance to fish, hike, and bird watch. Reservations requ...

Jack County Museum

Located in the oldest house in Jack County, two rooms furnished with period furnishings depicting home life; one room dedicat...