Downtown is situated around the courthouse square. The Fleming Oak and our beloved Old Cora Courthouse Museum was reassembled on the historic Comanche downtown square in 1983 after serving as a private residence since 1858. Previous to that this 12’x12’ hand-hewn log cabin served as the Comanche Courthouse for 2 years.
A 14 room treasure trove of local relics, a tribute to the lifestyle and history of Comanche County. This museum will bring you into the life and time of local and old west gunfighting legend John Wesley Hardin and the Father of Geology in Texas, Robert Thomas Hill.
Revitalize Comanche a local citizen run nonprofit focused on restoration of historic sites has successfully positioned Comanche as a Heritage Tourism Destination. The local Soda Shop is an enchanting 50’s throwback full service soda and ice cream shop. Right next door Comanche Merchantile gathers the work of dozens of local artisans with diverse trades into a bright and airy indoor market filled with fine quality treasures.
Comanche City Park features a 3 playgrounds, a ball field, walking trails, newly renovated swimming pool and is host to a number of local events. As you stroll and explore these guys among other carvings will watch over you.
A few years ago a handful of mature oaks had to be removed for safety reasons. Instead of just turning the trees into mulch the city decided to great a space for public art. There are 6 sculptures as of spring 2022. A handful more stumps are available for sponsorship if you want to leave your mark in Comanche!