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Upcoming Events in Goliad Texas


April

12 Easter at the Mission - Come to Mission Espiritu Santo and celebrate a musical Easter season. Hear a concert by the Victoria College Choir and the Victoria Civic Chorus. Begins at 3 p.m.

Address: Goliad State Park , Goliad, Texas
Ph: 361-645-3405 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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

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


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

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Oak Hills Country Club

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Fort Ringgold

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