Goliad in Goliad County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
A Mission for the Karankawas
Today the largely undisturbed site of the Spanish Colonial mission provides unique opportunities for scholarly research. Through carefully controlled excavations, the archaeological process will bring to light new information about the Native American and Spanish inhabitants of late 18th-century Texas.
Location. 28° 38.652′ N, 97° 26.286′ W. Marker is in Goliad, Texas, in Goliad County. Marker is on U.S. 59, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. 4 miles west of Goliad. Marker is in this post office area: Goliad TX 77963, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Mission Nuestra Seņora del Rosario (here, next to this marker); Goliad County (about 800 Santa Anna's Surrender Ratified (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Hanging Tree (approx. 3.2 miles away); Goliad Tornado of 1902 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Don Rafael Antonio Manchola (approx. 3.2 miles away); Regulators of Goliad County (approx. 3.2 miles away); Site of the Mission Nuestra Seņora del Espiritu Santo de Zúņiga (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goliad.
Categories. • Churches, Etc. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,217 times since then and 101 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 10, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.