Canyon in Randall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Quanah Parker Trail
Texas Plains Trail Region
The Comanches called Palo Duro Canyon "Prairie Dog" - Sanctuary and home to Indians for many millennia.
Arrow Sculptor: Charles A. Smith (Marker Number 36.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
Location. 34° 59.134′ N, 101° 42.551′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is on Palo Duro Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canyon TX 79015, 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. The Old JA Ranch (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Civilian Conservation Corps at Palo Duro Canyon State Park (approx. 1.1 miles away); High Water Mark (approx. 2½ miles away); The Battle of Palo Duro Canyon (approx. 5.6 miles away); St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery (approx. 5.9 miles away); Palisades State Park Concession Building (approx. 7.9 miles away); Co. F, 2nd Bn., 142nd Inf., 36th Div., Texas National Guard (approx. 11.1 miles away); Site of an Early Barbed Wire Fence in the Panhandle (approx. 11.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
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