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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hanging Tree (a few steps from this marker); Regulators of Goliad County (within shouting distance of this Santa Anna's Surrender Ratified (within shouting distance of this marker); Don Rafael Antonio Manchola (within shouting distance of this marker); Goliad (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Mission Nuestra Señora del Espiritu Santo de Zúñiga (approx. 0.7 miles away); Presidio de Nuestra Señora de Loreto de la Bahía (approx. 1.4 miles away); Manuel Becerra (approx. 1.4 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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