"A Place to Be Remembered!" Goliad by Stephen-KarenConn
Goliad Travel Guide: 12 reviews and 19 photos
Goliad is a picture-perfect South Texas town that looks much as it did a century ago. Although it is the third oldest municipality in Texas, Goliad is still undiscovered by the masses of tourists.
Early Spanish explorers list an Aranama Indian village at this site, then called Santa Dorotea. In 1749 Spain established a mission, and as was custom, a nearby presidio (fort) for protection. "Remember Goliad!" became a battle cry of the Texas Revolution after Col. James Fannin along with 342 of his men were massacred here.
This plaza and obelisk near the center of Goliad was dedicated in 1886 for the 50th anniversary of the Goliad Massacre.... more travel advice
One block beyond Presidio La Bahia is the monument and field which is the burial site of Col. James W. Fannin and the... more travel advice
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