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Goliad Road

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San Antonio, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 22' 38.1", -98° 25' 49.5984"
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    Established about 1720 by Spain as El Camino Real a La Bahia del Espiritu Santo (King's Highway to Goliad). Served for 150 years as a major emigrant, military, and trade road. Became segment of the Chihuahua Road, which connected the Texas Gulf Coast and Mexico. Indians, soldiers from Spain, Mexico, the , the United States and Confederacy used road for their campaigns. In this vicinity the Goliad Road crossed Salado Creek and paralleled the Gonzales Road in the approach to San Antonio. Its traffic diminished only after railroads came to Texas.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Goliad Road Historical Marker Location Map, San Antonio, Texas

Related Themes: Texas C.S.A., Texas Confederate States of America, Confederacy
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