Pease River Battlefield

Pease River Battlefield (HM1JJ6)

Location: Crowell, TX 79227 Foard County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 58.89', W 99° 43.515'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites

(Site Located 8 Miles Northeast)

In 1860 at the Battle of Pease River, Indian captive Cynthia Ann Parker and her daughter, Prairie Flower, were rescued by Texas Rangers under Capt. L.S. Ross (later Governor of Texas).
     Cynthia Ann, most celebrated of all Comanche captives, had been taken at age 9 in a raid on Fort Parker, May 19, 1836. Traders who saw her later said she had taken the name "Naduah" and wished to remain among her adopted people. She married Chief Peta Nocona, by whom she had 2 sons, Pecos and Quanah Parker.
     Although she was returned to her uncle's family, she was never completely happy and tried to escape several times. She died 1864.
HM NumberHM1JJ6
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Marker Number3966
Year Placed1936
Placed ByTexas Highway Department
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 433009 N 3760341
Decimal Degrees33.98150000, -99.72525000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 58.89', W 99° 43.515'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 58' 53.4" N, 99° 43' 30.9" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)940
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near TX-6, Crowell TX 79227, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. This marker needs at least one picture.
  7. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  8. Is the marker in the median?