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  • Goliad State Park

    184-acre park features reconstructed, refurnished replica Mission Nuestra Senora del Espritu Santo de Ziga, generally called Mission Espritu Santo. Excellent interpretive displays, plus camping and pi...
    Goliad State Park

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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

Goliad State Park

184-acre park features reconstructed, refurnished replica Mission Nuestra Senora del Espritu Santo de Ziga, generally called Mission Espritu Santo. Excellent interpretive displays, plus camping and picnicking area, rest rooms and river fishing spots. Mission established 1749

Goliad, TX State Parks


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

Things to do near Goliad, TX

Tierra Del Sol Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Quarry Golf Club, The

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 30 days...

Shrine of La Virgen de San Juan del Valle

An elaborate Catholic church, completed in 1954, included many imported objects of art. It was destroyed by fire after an air...

Natural Bridge Caverns

One of the world's premier caverns, take 75-minute tour through a half-mile of the largest show cavern in Texas. For the more...

Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

Replica of venerable shrine in Lourdes, France; contains statues of Our Lady of Lourdes and peasant girl whose visions led to...