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Goliad, Texas

  • Presidio La Bahia

    As conquistadors of centuries ago explored new lands for "God, Gold and Glory," the Church played an integral part in colonization and dominion over vast New World empires. Missions were often first p...
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Grave of Col. James W. Fannin Jr. and Men

Monument marks grave of Colonel Fannin and 342 men who had surrendered to Mexican forces during the Texas Revolution, and were massacred at the order of General Santa Anna on Palm Sunday morning, March 27, 1836. Two miles south of Goliad off U.S. 183, a few hundred yards from Presidio La Bahia.

Goliad, TX Monuments

Market House Museum

Quaint structure with cupola on the courthouse square. First public use on Aug. 30, 1853; in 1886, building became a firehouse with meeting hall. Local volunteer fire department used the building until 1964 and restored for use as museum in 1967

Goliad, TX Museums

Zaragoza Birthplace State Historic Site

Both a state park and international historic site, reconstructed birthplace and statue of one of Mexico's most famous military figures, Gen. Ignacio Zaragoza (1829-1862). Mexican general and liberal leader was minister of war under Juárez. In 1862

Goliad, TX Historic Sites

Fannin Plaza

City park at S. Market and Franklin Sts. Includes Texas Revolution cannon, memorial shaft and several historical markers. Nearby is hanging tree on courthouse lawn, and Market House Museum. Newly built children's park, "Fort Fun,"

Goliad, TX Plazas


Things to do near Goliad, TX

Dixondale Farms

U. S. largest and oldest producer of onion plants since 1913. Seasonal fresh produce can be purchased by mail order or walk-i...

Olmos Basin Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 180 days...

Choke Canyon Reservoir Fishing

Largemouth bass and catfish are the most popular sport fish in Choke Canyon Reservoir. Bass are abundant with frequent report...

Monarch Collectibles

Dolls of every description can be found in the quaint Queen Anne-style house. More than 3,000 dolls on display. Miniature dol...