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The Goliad Advance-Guard

 
 
The Goliad Advance-Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, April 6, 2019
1. The Goliad Advance-Guard Marker
Inscription.  The "Goliad Advance-Guard" was created by the merger of two newspapers. The "Guard" began in 1867, when Richard Wayne Davis bought the "Intelligencer" and changed its name. His son, R. T. Davis, published the paper from 1871 until 1892. A young editor from Mississippi, J. A. White, began the "Advance" in 1905. Eight years later, the two weekly publications were combined to become the "Goliad Advance-Guard." Correspondents from all parts of the county have served as local reporters. The "Advance-Guard" continues to supply residents with news of the county.
 
Erected 1985 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2202.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 28° 40.015′ N, 97° 23.566′ W. Marker is in Goliad, Texas, in Goliad County. Marker is at the intersection of South Commercial Street and East Franklin Street, on the right when traveling south on South Commercial Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 South Commercial Street, Goliad TX 77963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Goliad Lodge No. 94 A.F. & A.M. (here, next to this marker); Goliad Global War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goliad Tornado of 1902 (about 400 feet away); The Hanging Tree (about 400 feet away); Santa Anna's Surrender Ratified (about 400 feet away); Goliad County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Founding Site of First Baptist Church of Goliad (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goliad.
 
The Goliad Advance-Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, April 7, 2019
2. The Goliad Advance-Guard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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