The Parker Family Saga

The True Story of a Captive Comanche Bride

Pictured: A copy negative depicting Cynthia Ann Parker nursing her daughter Topsannah (Prairie Flower).
Credit: Portal to Texas History
The Parker cabin, located at Log Cabin Village in Fort Worth.
Credit: Carol Highsmith, Library of Congress

A Comanche Raid on Fort Parker


Captured Again

A tintype of Cynthia Ann Parker taken in 1861.
Credit: William Bridgers, SMU Libraries Digital Collection

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