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Boys Ranch in Oldham County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Quanah Parker Trail

Texas Plains Trail Region

 
 
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By Allen Lowrey, June 7, 2020
1. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
Inscription.  

1786-1874
Comanches met Comancheros at Atascosa Creek to feast, gamble, race horses & exchange trade goods.

Arrow sculptor: Charles A. Smith (Marker Number 23.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
 
Location. 35° 31.908′ N, 102° 15.642′ W. Marker is in Boys Ranch, Texas, in Oldham County. Marker is on Texas 233 Spur, on the right when traveling east. From U.S. 385 turn east onto Spur 233, drive approx. 0.5 mile and then turn to the south towards Boot Hill Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boys Ranch TX 79010, 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. Boot Hill Cemetery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tascosa Courthouse, 1884 (approx. ¼ mile away); Tascosa (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Tascosa (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oldham County (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Historic LS (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cal Farley's Boys Ranch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Matador Cowboys Reunion Association (approx. 11.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boys Ranch.
 
Quanah Parker Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, February 20, 2021
2. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
Quanah Parker Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, June 7, 2020
3. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on February 20, 2021, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. Photos:   1. submitted on June 8, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas.   2. submitted on February 20, 2021, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas.   3. submitted on June 8, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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