Hanging Tree

Hanging Tree, Goliad: Address, Hanging Tree Reviews: 4.5/5

Hanging Tree
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worldtravelsavy
Houston, TX190 contributions
Yep, its definitly something to see.
Jun 2021
Sturdy oak tree. I would expect it could hold my weight, should I be convicted of a crime. I would see this in conjunction with the town square, the courthouse and after eating "that last meal"
Written 5 August 2021
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Amygrant13
San Antonio, TX16 contributions
loved it
Feb 2021
favorite part was guessing what tree the hanging tree was. and love the history around it. would go back.
Written 3 February 2021
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Jerry F
Pilot Point, TX303 contributions
Quick Stop
Oct 2020 • Couples
Just something to see while in town. Great history behind the tree. Good to see it still there with a plaque and description.
Written 25 October 2020
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mr_larry_smith
Austin, TX1,167 contributions
Hanging tree is worth a look.
Jul 2020 • Family
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.
Written 4 August 2020
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MaeH4
San Antonio, TX297 contributions
Majestic and eery at the same time.
Apr 2020
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.
Written 27 April 2020
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MichealWhelan
Traverse City, MI203 contributions
A solom place to visit.
Feb 2020
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.
Written 28 February 2020
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Shuttrrbug
Sugar Land, TX546 contributions
Justice served quickly back in the day! Stunning live oak tree.
Oct 2019
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.
Written 28 October 2019
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karenmoa
Texas63 contributions
Goliad's Historic Town Square
Aug 2019 • Couples
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.
Written 20 September 2019
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PatAustin2012
Goliad, TX39 contributions
This is the court house in Goliad. The hanging tree is on the grounds.
May 2019 • Family
This is the Court house and the hanging tree(very old oak tree) is on the north lawn of the court house. It has been restored and it is interesting to walk through it.
Written 24 June 2019
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Mike Harmon
Pensacola, FL78 contributions
The Real Deal
Mar 2019 • Couples
Located on the lawn of a beautiful Victorian courthouse, this oak tree was used to hang bandits, cattle thieves and other miscreants in the years after the Civil War when so-called “Regulators” were the only law and order in South Texas. Think Clint in Hand ‘Em High” and you get the general idea. The 19th century courthouse is splendid and many of the old buildings on the square have been lovingly restored.
Written 8 March 2019
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