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Matador in Motley County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Quanah Parker Trail

Texas Plains Trail Region

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
1. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
Inscription.  

Quanah Parker spoke downtown, 1909
Matador Ranch hosted chief & wives
Other Comanches camped N. of jail
Arrow sculptor: Charles A. Smith
 
Erected 2011. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
 
Location. 34° 0.881′ N, 100° 49.32′ W. Marker is in Matador, Texas, in Motley County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Stewart Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Marker is on the northeast corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Matador TX 79244, 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. Motley County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Quanah Parker Trail (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Traweek House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bob's Oil Well (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Motley County Railroad (approx. half a mile away); Motley County (approx. 1.2 miles
Quanah Parker Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
2. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
away); Matador Ranch (approx. 1.2 miles away); Whiteflat (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Matador.
 
Quanah Parker Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
3. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
Quanah Parker Trail Marker 1 image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, August 22, 2020
4. Quanah Parker Trail Marker 1
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on August 23, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. submitted on August 23, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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