Goliad in Goliad County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Goliad Tornado of 1902
Erected 1978 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2207.)
Location. 28° 39.973′ N, 97° 23.508′ W. Marker is in Goliad, Texas, in Goliad County. Marker is on North Courthouse Square, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the Courthouse Square between South Commercial Street and South Market Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 108 North Courthouse Square, Goliad TX 77963, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hanging Tree (a few steps from this marker); Regulators of Goliad County (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Anna's Surrender Ratified Don Rafael Antonio Manchola (within shouting distance of this marker); Goliad (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Judge James Arthur White and the Civilian Conservation Corps at Goliad State Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mission Nuestra Senora Del Espiritu Santo De Zuniga (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of the Mission Nuestra Señora del Espiritu Santo de Zúñiga (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goliad.
Also see . . . Goliad, Texas Tornado, May 1902. A Summit County Journal Article from 5/24/1902
Houston, Texas, May 18. --- At 3:45 this afternoon a tornado struck the beautiful and historical town of Goliad and left death and desolation in its pathway beyond the power of pen to portray. (Submitted on August 9, 2010.)
Categories. • Disasters •
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