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Wichita Falls, TX: An Evening with the Parkers: a Historian, a Judge, and Tales of the Recapture of Cynthia Ann Parker


March 27 at 7:00pm to at 9:00pm

On Friday evening March 27, in conjunction with "The Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker Exhibit, a Woman OF Two Worlds and a Man IN Two Worlds" viewing at The North Texas Museum of History, the Midwestern State University History Department will present “An Evening with the Parkers: a Historian, a Judge, and Tales of the Recapture of Cynthia Ann Parker.” Paul Carlson and Tom Crum are co-authors of the award winning book Myth, Memory, and Massacre: The Pease River Capture of Cynthia Ann Parker. The book considers new evidence and presents an accurate historical account of the Cynthia Ann Parker saga. The exhibit will be open for viewing at 7:00 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 7:30 p.m. Carlson, Emeritus Professor of History at Texas Tech, is a Fellow of the Texas State Historical Association and a member of the Texas Institute of Letters. Of his 22 books, The Plains Indians (1998) was named one of the 100 most outstanding books on the American West published in the 20th century. Crum is a retired state district judge, avid historian, and past president of the West Texas Historical Association.

Location

  • The Museum of North Texas History
  • 720 Indiana Avenue
  • Wichita Falls, TX, Texas
  • 76307

Contact

  • Contact:
    Leland Turner
  • Phone:
    940-397-4153

Fees

  • Free


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