Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit
Name: Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit
Date: August 9, 2019 - August 10, 2019
The Valley of the Caddo Museum & Cultural Center proudly presents the Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit, " A Woman OF Two Worlds and a Man IN Two Worlds." In 1836, a Comanche raiding party took Cynthia Ann from her family. Over the following years, she became Wife to a Comanche Chief and Mother to children, including Quanah. After Cynthia Ann was taken back by Texas Rangers, Quanah became one of the most important Comanche leaders both in war and peace. This traveling exhibit features rarely seen photos of Quanah and Cynthia Ann Parker and will be on display in the museum gallery through August 31st. This exhibit is sponsored by The Texas Trail of Fame. The Texas Lakes Trail Region is one of the ten Heritage Trail Regions created through the Texas Historical Commission.