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Goliad Square a charming South Texas treasure

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

GOLIAD — From her apartment balcony overlooking the downtown square, Suzi Warzecha, 70, admits she can’t help but brag to visitors about Goliad and all its charm.

“Goliad is setting the standard for small towns because they have people living on the square,” said Warzecha, who has lived on and off at the walk-up loft apartment for almost three decades. “It’s been wonderful.”

Located across from the main entrance to the historic county courthouse and above a host of boutiques and restaurants, Warzecha’s loft has played host to curious visitors from outside Goliad and even Texas. Chatting with those visitors and introducing them to Goliad is one of her favorite pastimes, said Warzecha, who added visitors routinely wander into her home thinking the space is a museum or tourist attraction.

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The Guadalupe Valley is Rich with Texas History

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Come and Take It 

 

Gonzales, TX is home to the infamous and historically significant “Come and Take It” cannon and flag. On October 2, 1835, the little cannon fired the first artillery shot for Texas Independence which led to the annexation of more land to the United States than all the shots fired during the American Revolution.