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Dimmitt in Castro 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 Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
1. Quanah Parker Trail Marker
Inscription.  
Comanches used Running Water & Frio
Draws in this area as trailways for
hunting & trade with Comancheros
Arrow Sculptor: Charles A Smith

 
Erected by Local Lions Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans.
 
Location. 34° 33.043′ N, 102° 18.69′ W. Marker is in Dimmitt, Texas, in Castro County. Marker is on East Bedford Street east of Broadway, on the right when traveling east. Marker is on court house lawn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dimmitt TX 79027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Castro County Courthouses (within shouting distance of this marker); Shoot-out on Jones Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gilbreath-Cowsert House (approx. half a mile away); Summerfield-Dameron Corner (approx. 5.6 miles away); The J. W. Carter Family and the 7-Up Ranch (approx. 12.9 miles away); Spring Lake Pasture Division of the XIT Ranch
Quanah Parker Trail Arrow image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
2. Quanah Parker Trail Arrow
(approx. 13 miles away); Prisoner of War Camp Chapel (approx. 13.7 miles away); P.O.W. Camp Chapel (approx. 15 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dimmitt.
 
Also see . . .  Quanah Parker Trail. (Submitted on November 19, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 19, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 19, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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Nov. 27, 2020