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Near Mobeetie in Wheeler County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Quanah Parker Trail

Texas Plains Trail Region

 
 
Quanah Parker Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
1. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
Inscription.  

Near this site Sept 12, 1874 Kiowa and Comanche fought Maj Wm R Price
at the Battle of Sweetwater Creek

Arrow Sculptor: Charles A. Smith
(Marker Number 21.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 35° 31.081′ N, 100° 27.434′ W. Marker is near Mobeetie, Texas, in Wheeler County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Oklahoma Avenue (State Highway 152), on the right when traveling west. The marker is in a roadside rest area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mobeetie TX 79061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buffalo Soldiers at Fort Elliott (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Fort Elliott (within shouting distance of this marker); Mobeetie (approx. 0.9 miles away); Emanuel Dubbs (approx. one mile away); Captain G. W. Arrington (approx. one mile away); Fort Elliot Flagpole (approx. one mile away); Frank Willis, Sr.
Quanah Parker Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, July 25, 2020
2. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
(approx. one mile away); Temple Lea Houston (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobeetie.
 
Also see . . .  Quanah Parker Trail: Follow the arrows into history. Today a network of 22-foot-tall steel arrows by artist Charles A. Smith marks sites where the Comanches, and their last chief, Quanah Parker, hunted, traded, lived, traveled, and fought. (Submitted on April 9, 2016.) 
 
Quanah Parker Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
3. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2016. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on July 26, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. Photos:   1. submitted on April 9, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   2. submitted on July 26, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas.   3. submitted on April 9, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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