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Abernathy in Hale 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 Allen Lowrey, June 28, 2020
1. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
Inscription.  

The Comanches and other tribes traveled Blackwater Draw, 3 miles west of Abernathy, through 1874.
Arrow sculptor: Charles A. Smith
 
Erected 2013. (Marker Number 57.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
 
Location. 33° 49.876′ N, 101° 50.576′ W. Marker is in Abernathy, Texas, in Hale County. Marker is at the intersection of Avenue D (Texas Route 369) and 8th Street, on the right when traveling north on Avenue D. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 811 Avenue D, Abernathy TX 79311, 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. Struve Family Businesses (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Abernathy (within shouting distance of this marker); Pearce Chapel-Strip Cemetery (approx. 4.3 miles away); Stant Rhea Stage Stand (approx. 9.7 miles away); World War II Glider Pilots (approx. 12 miles away); Douglas DC-3/C-47/R4D-6S (approx. 12 miles away); W. G. McMillan Construction Company
Quanah Parker Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, June 28, 2020
2. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
(approx. 12 miles away); South Plains Army Air Field (approx. 12 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abernathy.
 
Also see . . .  Trail Arrows in Plainview and Abernathy tie present to past. (Submitted on July 2, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Quanah Parker Trail Marker 57 image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, June 28, 2020
3. Quanah Parker Trail Marker 57
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2020. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Last updated on August 23, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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