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Quanah in Hardeman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Medicine Mound Depot

1910

 
 
Medicine Mound Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner
1. Medicine Mound Depot Marker
Inscription. Built by Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Railway as passenger and freight station, in area where Chief Quanah Parker's Comanches prayed and rolled in gypsum, believing it was healing dust. Later, Santa Fe Station. Site of holdups and shooting. Has bullet holes, but escaped a 1935 fire that burned entire town. Retired from use, 1959; was moved via Highway 287 to its present site.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
 
Erected 1964 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3312.)
 
Location. 34° 17.14′ N, 99° 43.333′ W. Marker is in Quanah, Texas, in Hardeman County. Marker is on East 11th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was on wall just outside entrance to Depot Restaurant. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1802 US-287, Quanah TX 79252, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Presbyterian Church of Quanah (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hardeman County Courthouse (approx. 1.3 miles away); Quanah Parker (approx. 1.3 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail Arrow (approx. 1.4 miles away); Trinity Church of Quanah
Medicine Mound Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
2. Medicine Mound Depot Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Hardeman County Jail (approx. 1 miles away); William Jesse McDonald (approx. 1 miles away); Hardeman County (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quanah.
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
3. location of Medicine Mound Depot Marker
Medicine Mound Depot image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
4. Medicine Mound Depot
Medicine Mound Depot image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
5. Medicine Mound Depot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 1, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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