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Goliad, Texas: Famous Hanging Tree Team Field Report

184 N. Courthouse Square, Goliad, TX
Southwest side of downtown, in front of the Goliad County Courthouse. Two blocks south of US Hwy 59 and two blocks west of US Hwy 77. Across the street from The Hanging Tree restaurant.
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Famous Hanging Tree

For 24 years the court trials of Goliad County were held under this big oak tree. Death sentences were carried out immediately afterward. Report... [08/04/2011]

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Famous Hanging Tree

We stopped by the Hanging Tree and had lunch at The Hanging Tree Restaurant across the street. Very interesting area. Lots of historical markers in this spot (all around the courthouse square) and history in this town worth checking out.

[Brook M., 05/09/2012]

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