September 14th proclaimed Quanah Parker Day

Special to the Hesperian-Beacon—

AUSTIN, TX – By proclamation of Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Saturday, September 14, 2019 has been declared Quanah Parker Day to commemorate the legacy of the famed Comanche chief Quanah Parker.

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Courtesy Photo—Quanah Parker, c. 1885. Photo by Hutchins & Lanney, Smithsonian Institution.


Courtesy Photo —Quanah Parker Trail Arrow (in background) together with the Texas Historical Marker recounting the emphasis of the Native American influence and activities in

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