Virtual Celebration - My Comancheria Institute is sponsoring a Virtual Celebration of Quanah Parker Day, featuring interviews with Parker family members and descendants; views of Cynthia Ann Parker's original gravesite in Anderson County, Texas; and Don Parker singing the Quanah Parker song. Ardith Parker Leming, great-granddaughter of Quanah, and Scott Nicholson, Chairman of the Parker Family Reunion in Texas, jointly announced the Virtual Celebration. Bob Saul of My Comancheria Institute produced the audio interviews, which will stream on this website.
Comanche, Texas, 10 AM - The Comanche County Museum will kick off Quanah Parker Day with Comanche Mayor Mary Boyd signing a proclamation at 10 AM. Quanah Parker artifacts will be on exhibit at the Museum with Lee White, a Native American Indian, present to share information related to the artifacts. Other special guests are expected to participate. All are welcome to attend. The Museum is observing COVID-19 safety precautions by wearing masks, using hand sanitizer, and social distancing.
The Comanche County Museum is a non-profit entity and operates on the generous donations of visitors. It is located at 402 Moorman Road in Comanche, Texas 76442 (just west of the Bayer GMC on Hwy 67/377 and Hwy 36) and is open Wednesday thru Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM. For more information, call 325-356-5115 or use the museum's contact form.
Groesbeck - Old Fort Parker, the site where nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker was taken, will celebrate Quanah Parker Day all day. Location: 866 Park Road 35, Groesbeck, TX 76642.
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