Near Mobeetie in Wheeler County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Quanah Parker Trail
Texas Plains Trail Region
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
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is September 12, 1874.
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. 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2016. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 25 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.