Quanah in Hardeman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Last Chief of the Comanches
— Son of Chief Peta Nokoni and Cynthia Ann Parker - Naduah —
Dedicated to the memory of the last great Comanche chief, Quanah Parker. He pronounced this blessing on
Erected 1991 by Quanah Chamber of Commerce Monument Committee.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
Location. 34° 17.852′ N, 99° 44.399′ W. Marker is in Quanah, Texas, in Hardeman County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West 3rd Street (Texas Highway 133), on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 South Main Street, Quanah TX 79252, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hardeman County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Quanah (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Quanah Parker Trail (about 800 feet away); Hardeman County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity Church of Quanah (approx. ¼ mile away); Hardeman County (approx. ¾ mile away); William Jesse McDonald (approx. 0.8 miles away); Medicine Mound Depot (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quanah.
More about this marker.
Sculptor: Morris & Linda Willis, Fabricator: Willis Granite Company, Granite, Oklahoma
Also see . . .
1. Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture, Smithsonian American Art Museum about this stele. (Submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on Quanah Parker. (Submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 676 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.