There are many tales to be told about the Antelope Hills. There has also been journals recorded and maps drawn. Around 1542 Spanish explorer Francisco Vazquez de Coronado wrote that he watched vast herds of Antelope in the area. Explorer Juan de Onate recorded that while he traveled along the Canadian River, he also saw large herds of antelope. Both parties stated that they harvested all the animals they wanted. The hills were rightly named the “Antelope Hills.” The hills were part of the Comanche nation (or Comancheria.) This large body of land covered West Texas, the panhandle, Llano Estacado,…

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