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This building was completed in 1894 with beautiful trees surrounding the limestone building. The courthouse and surrounding square was added to National Register of historic places in 1976. Death by hanging was usually immediate back in the day so literally a big oak tree right...More
Travelling around Texas for the last five weeks we've been struck by the grandeur of many small town courthouses and the variety of architectural styles and this is one of the best. Having just had a week in San Antonio and a walk around the...More
Goliad is a gem of city. Santa Anna's men killed Fannin's men and the mission La Bahia and the Fannin Burial grounds are just a few miles away. The huge old tree on the courthouse square reminds you of a Texas of 150 years ago...More
We are from out of state and luckily we were here for Goliad Market Day Saturday! (Second Saturday of Every month) It is located on the Courthouse square. The Courthouse is beautiful. They have interesting facts/marker all around the square. The Hangman's tree was interesting...More
Attended the 2017 Christmas parade around the square on Friday night 12/1/17. Great small town holiday event. Saturday 12/2/17 noon Santa arrived riding a Longhorn steer. Perfect Texas holiday event. Many arts and craft vendors and food trucks with shopping and eating options. Plan to...More
I had been to Goliad in the late 1990s, and was not impressed. I read, however, that it had been restored and the clock tower replaced. The results are pretty impressive.
If you like architecture and historical buildings, don't miss this courthouse if you are...More