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Goliad in Goliad County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Goliad County Courthouse

 
 
Goliad County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 6, 2019
1. Goliad County Courthouse Marker
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Built 1894. Cost $67,888.95. Limestone and brick from old courthouse were used in this, the fourth one built since county's creation in 1836.

Used as hospital after 1902 cyclone. A 1942 storm tore off central clock tower. Enlarged in 1964. Preserving carved staircases, walnut wainscots.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2204.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 28° 39.96′ N, 97° 23.525′ W. Marker is in Goliad, Texas, in Goliad County. Marker is on North Courthouse Square, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 127 North Courthouse Square, Goliad TX 77963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hanging Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Goliad Tornado of 1902 (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Anna's Surrender Ratified (within shouting distance of this marker); Regulators of Goliad County
Goliad County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 6, 2019
2. Goliad County Courthouse Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Don Rafael Antonio Manchola (within shouting distance of this marker); Bull Durham Tobacco Wall Advertisement (within shouting distance of this marker); John Mason Brewer (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Goliad Advance-Guard (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goliad.
 
Goliad County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 6, 2019
3. Goliad County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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