GOLIAD

Population 2,026

Altitude 187


General

One of Texas' oldest municipalities; area was inhabited long before recorded history. Early Spanish explorers list an Aranama Indian village at the 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 Texas Revolution battle cry honoring Col. James W. Fannin Jr. and his men who were massacred at Goliad. memorial services at grave of Colonel Fannin and his troops on weekend near March 27.

FANNIN PLAZA

GENERAL ZARAGOZA STATE HISTORIC SITE

GOLIAD STATE PARK

GRAVE OF COL. JAMES W. FANNIN AND MEN

MARKET HOUSE MUSEUM

PRESIDIO LA BAHIA




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