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GOLIAD STATE PARK
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Goliad, Texas
Goliad County

Hwy 183 and US 59

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Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
Presidio La Bahia
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007

Goliad State Historic Sites

  • Goliad State Historical Park : The restored Mission Espiritu Santo (Mission Nuestra Senora del Espiritu Santo de Zuniga) and 2,200 acre park bordering on the San Antonio River. One mile south of town on 183. Overnight camping and fishing right on the river. 361-645-3405.
  • Presidio La Bahia c.1749 - Finest example extant of a Spanish Presidio. The site of imprisonment for Fannin and his men before their execution. South of town on 183. Museum.
  • General Zaragoza State Historic Site: Just in front of the Presidio. There's a statue of the General and his restored birthplace. Zaragoza was the Mexican General who defeated Maximillian's forces at the Battle of Puebla - the occasion that more well-known by it's date of May the fifth or Cinco de Mayo.
  • Grave of Fannin and his troops
  • A Walk Through Goliad State Park

    Mission Espiritu Santo
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Mission Espiritu Santo
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Presidio La Bahia
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007
    Goliad State Park Mission Goliad Texas
    Photos courtesy Stephen Michaels, April 2007

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    Goliad is declared a National Historic District.
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    Mass Grave of Fannin and men
    Grave of Fannin and his men just East of the Presidio
    TE photo, 2001
    Presidio La Bahia, Goliad Texas Cannon on Fannin monument
    L - Presidio La Bahia
    R - A small canon near the grave site
    TE Photos, 7-01
    monument to Goliad massacre Cannon used by Fannin
    L - The Fannin Monument in Fannin Square
    R - Cannon used by Fannin and his men

    TE Photos, 7-01
    base of Goliad massacre  monument
    The base of the monument
    TE photo, 2001


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