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mr_larry_smith wrote a review Aug 2020
Austin, Texas803 contributions43 helpful votes
We were there to stay at the Presidio so had to tour the town. This was worth a look. A very old tree that could sure tell some tales.
Date of experience: July 2020
MaeH4 wrote a review Apr 2020
San Antonio, Texas297 contributions30 helpful votes
If this tree could talk...Could you imagine all the things she would tell us about TX history? To be honest though, she's only a tree. Beautiful to have in front of the court house. They do have other tress all around the court house, but this one is the big one.
Date of experience: April 2020
MichealWhelan wrote a review Feb 2020
Traverse City, Michigan203 contributions52 helpful votes
One can feel the passion and the fear that centered around this tree. Could use more descriptive signing to make it easier to notice. Part of the courthouse square and a part of the history of Goliad.
Date of experience: February 2020
Shuttrrbug wrote a review Oct 2019
Sugar Land, Texas537 contributions176 helpful votes
Two must sees on the square in Goliad! The Goliad County Courthouse, one of the best in Texas, and the stunning "Hanging Tree" on the grounds of the courthouse. This tree is huge and just beautiful all by itself. Justice was served quickly back in the day and the limbs of this tree provide a glimpse of history.…
Date of experience: October 2019
karenmoa wrote a review Sep 2019
Texas56 contributions14 helpful votes
A couple of blocks off Highway 59 running through Goliad is its old town square. Restaurants, shops, businesses line the square. The courthouse, built in 1896, is there in the center of the square among the ancient oaks trees. One of these trees is the Hanging Tree. There are also several historical markers of events and people important to the Texas Revolution against Mexico.…
Date of experience: August 2019