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 "his" town Quanah, Texas. "May the great spirit smile on your little town, may the rain fall in season, and in the warmth of sunshine after the rain, may the earth yield bountifully. May peace and
Erected 1991 by Quanah Chamber of Commerce Monument Committee.
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.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hardeman County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Quanah Parker Trail Arrow (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hardeman County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Jesse McDonald (approx. 0.8 miles away); Medicine Mound Community (approx. 11.3 miles away).
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.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.