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Goliad, Texas

  • 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 buil...
    Fannin Plaza

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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 permanent Spanish settlement in new areas. To protect mission endeavors, a presidio (fort)

Goliad, TX History

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,"

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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

Choke Canyon Reservoir Fishing

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

Col. Antonio Zapata Museum

The Col. Antonio Zapata Museum Houses artifacts such as arrowheads, and antique furniture and clothing. The focus of the muse...

Martin Valley Ranch Golf Course -Front 1-18

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Historic Tours

Walking or driving tour brochures and maps of Dimmit County are available....