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Intriguing

This building was very nice to see. It gives you an idea of what it was like during those times... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Victoria S
Cinco de maya

Finally a decent explanation of the root of this annual celebration. It makes perfect sense and is... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
gkeager
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

This building was very nice to see. It gives you an idea of what it was like during those times, and I enjoyed learning Mexican history, too. This is worth seeing at least once.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Finally a decent explanation of the root of this annual celebration. It makes perfect sense and is a fine tribute to the man who defended Mexico from the French invasion. Lots of history here.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gkeager
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Quaint little display, worth checking out when you're visiting the Presidio anyway. I learned about why Cinco de Mayo is celebrated. You could look it up, but this little history lesson is more fun to learn here.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 208elleng
Reviewed 21 August 2017

As the other reviewers said - it is just a small white building near the parking area at the Presidio. There is a historical marker. - we took a picture of that. We saw no reason to spend money to see a room where a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank lizsE5903QW
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is one of those places that you need to know some history beforehand and this be of certain interest to you. Its a small little building, rebuilt, of his birthplace. It has lots of information on him and his accomplishments. So if this interests...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank fire26man
Reviewed 27 December 2016

It is a small building near the parking area of the mission but very well kept. Worth a walk over to see if vising the mission.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Texas Historical Commission marker #2332 commemorates…”a state park and international historic site to the birthplace and statue of one of Mexico’s most famous military figures, General Ignacio Zaragoza (1829-1862), born in Goliad. The Mexican general and liberal leader was Minister of War under President Benito...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank stevieweavie2013
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Wanted to see inside, but not open. Didn't see anything on hours of operation either. It's a good location, easy to get to, but what's the point of it isn't ever open lol.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank mel_mel_cool
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Great amounts of labor and money were obviously spent to restore the building with little thought to the ambiance. It has no feeling of history, but just comes across as a white building with placards listing it's historic value.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank PamelaH409
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Easy walking and lots of historic facts along the way...Can drive but we just walked from one to the next until we took them all in.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank James_Bowles
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