Parker County Today September 2016 - Page 85

The horse radically revolutionized Plains Indian culture. Texas historian and author Walter Prescott Webb wrote, “Steam, electricity, and gasoline have wrought no greater changes in our culture than did horses in the culture of Plains Indians.” Long before the Comanche Indians of the Great Plains migrated south to become the “Lords of the South Plains” and the scourge of frontier Texas, they led a life of limited mobility. They trudged across extreme landscapes, nomads in search of sustenance, their emergence as one of the greatest horse cultures the world would ever know beyond conception. Continued on page 86 Serving Parker County for over 60 years SEPTEMBER 2016 Photo by Megan Parks Norma Plowman | Misty Plowman-Engel | James R. Plowman 913 N. Elm St., Weatherford, TX 76086 | 817-594-2747 | 800-593-2747 | New Location Opening Soon: 4941 E. I-20 North | Willow Park, TX 76087 PA R K E R C O U N T Y T O D AY Our goal is to serve every family as if they are a part of our own. 83