early photo of Star House with tipis outside
Early photo of star house with tipis. Photographer not recorded. Ardith Parker Leming collection.
photo of Star House in 1970
Star House in its current location in 1970. National Register Properties in Oklahoma, photo no. 70000532.

Why Is Star House Important?

People around the country care about Star House. Why? It is a family home of the Quanah Parker family, a symbol of transition and success for the Comanche, and a fascinating slice of history. Read a history of the house.

photo of Star House between 1884 and 1891
Star House between 1884 and 1891. Photographer not recorded, OU Libraries Western History Collection, Phillips collection photo no. 1286, "Quanah Parker with family in front of his home. Built in 1895."
photo of Star House in 2015
Star House in 2015, after a flood.

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