Crowell in Foard County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Pease River Battleﬁeld
(Site Located 8 Miles Northeast)
Cynthia Ann, most celebrated of all Comanche captives, had been taken at age 9 in a raid on Fort Parker, May 19, 1836. Traders who saw her later said she had taken the name “Naduah” and wished to remain among her adopted people. She married Chief Peta Nocona, by whom she had 2 sons, Pecos and Quanah Parker.
Although she was returned to her uncle’s family, she was never completely happy and tried to escape several times. She died 1864.
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 3966.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 33° 58.89′ N, 99° 43.515′ W. Marker is in Crowell, Texas, in Foard County. Marker is on Main Street (Texas Route 6) south of W. Austin Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crowell TX 79227, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Officials of Foard County Foard County Courthouse (about 800 feet away); Foard Co (about 800 feet away); Robert L. Foard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quanah Parker and the Comanches (approx. 0.3 miles away); Foard County (approx. 3.1 miles away); Site of Old Pease City (approx. 5.5 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker was originally installed in 1936. A replacement bronze tablet was installed in 1968.
Also see . . . Battle of Pease River - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on March 13, 2015.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
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