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Olton in Lamb County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Quanah Parker Trail

Texas Plains Trail Region

 
 
Quanah Parker Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Lowrey, June 13, 2020
1. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
Inscription.  

In 1877, Comanches hunting for bison skirmished with buffalo hunters and retreated to sand hills S of Olton

Arrow sculptor: Charles A.Smith
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
 
Location. 34° 10.915′ N, 102° 8.086′ W. Marker is in Olton, Texas, in Lamb County. Marker is on Main Street near 7th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Main Street, Olton TX 79064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Olton's Union Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); Site of the First Lamb County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church of Olton (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lamb County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Halfway (approx. 10˝ miles away); Lamb County Sand Hills (approx. 10˝ miles away); One of the Trails of Col. Ranald S. MacKenzie (approx. 11.9 miles away); Center Plains Community (approx. 12.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olton.
 
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Quanah Parker Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Lowrey, June 13, 2020
2. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on June 15, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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