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Near Wellington in Collingsworth 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 Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
1. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
Inscription.  

Comanches once hunted Buffalo on
Salt Fork of the Red and Buck Creek
in present day Collingsworth Co.

Arrow Sculptor: Charles A Smith

 
Erected 2011. (Marker Number 27.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
 
Location. 34° 57.56′ N, 100° 13.335′ W. Marker is near Wellington, Texas, in Collingsworth County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 83, on the left when traveling north. From Wellington, take U.S. 83 north about 8 miles to park on the north side of Red River; the marker is located just inside the entrance to the park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wellington TX 79095, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rocking Chair "Ranche" (a few steps from this marker); The Red River Plunge of Bonnie and Clyde (a few steps from this marker); Site of Lutie School (approx. 4.4 miles away); Collingsworth County (approx. 4.7 miles away); First Methodist Church of Wellington
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(approx. 7.2 miles away); Methodism in Collingsworth County (approx. 7.2 miles away); O'Neil Building (approx. 7.2 miles away); Collingsworth County Hospital (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellington.
 
Also see . . .  Quanah Parker Trail. (Submitted on December 7, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
 
Quanah Parker Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
2. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
Quanah Parker Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Lowrey, July 12, 2020
3. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2016. This page has been viewed 451 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on July 12, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   3. submitted on July 12, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 9, 2023