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Quanah in Hardeman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hardeman County

 
 
Hardeman County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
1. Hardeman County Marker
Inscription.  
Created February 1, 1858
Recreated August 21, 1876
Organized December 30, 1884
Named in honor of
Bailey Hardeman, 1785-1836,
signer of the
Texas Declaration of Independence,
and
Thomas Jones Hardeman, 1788-1854
member of the
Texas Congress and Legislature
County seat, Margarette, 1884-1890
Quanah, since, in honor of
Quahan Parker, a Comanche Chief

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 2370.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 1, 1858.
 
Location. 34° 17.515′ N, 99° 45.094′ W. Marker is in Quanah, Texas, in Hardeman County. Marker is on West 11th Street west of Hughes Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is in Quanah Garden Club Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quanah TX 79252, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
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. Trinity Church of Quanah (approx. half a mile away); First Presbyterian Church of Quanah (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hardeman County Courthouse (approx. ¾ mile away); Quanah Parker (approx. ¾ mile away); Hardeman County Jail (approx. 0.8 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 0.9 miles away); William Jesse McDonald (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hicks & Cobb General Merchandise Store (approx. 11½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quanah.
 
Hardeman County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
2. Hardeman County Marker
Hardeman County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
3. Hardeman County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 1, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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