Please come join us for the 32nd Annual Goliad Presidio La Bahia Reenactment March 25th & 26th located one mile south of Goliad, Texas on U.S. Highway 183. The Angel of Goliad Descendants Historical Preservation laying of the wreath will be around noon on Sunday the 26th at Fannin's Monument. It will be followed with a ceremony at the Angel of Goliad statue. Bring the whole family. Hope to see you all there! Thank you.
Texas Mexico 1836
The painting in the background can be seen at the Goliad State Park museum. It portrays the "Angel Of Goliad" during the Texas Revolution, centered between the Mexican culture to the left and the Texan / American culture to the right. Original work by Everett "Bubi" Jessen (1908-1979).
We are the Descendants. Thousands of individuals across the State of Texas can trace their heritage directly back to Goliad. Today those descendants, both Texan and Mexican, live their lives in honor and rememberance of those moments of grace. This is our story.
Refugio Militia Volunteers
The Refugio Militia Volunteers gave a Gun Salute to Francisca Alvarez the "Angel of Goliad" next to her statue on March 24th 2013, after the laying of the wreath at Fannin's Monument and as we began the Angel of Goliad Descendants Historical Preservation ceremony. We were honored and grateful to have them there.
"We, the Angel of Goliad Descendants Historical Preservation, are committed to Dr.Joseph H. Barnard’s words, to research and preserve the memory of the incredible lady that will be remembered forever for her kindness, humanitarian deeds, and merciful heart, that saved many lives and comforted many others. Francisca Alvarez has been recognized by many as a real heroine of the Texas Revolution of 1836. Our mission as descendants is to extend her heroic legacy to today's communities and into future generations by providing access to information on historical events that contributed to the making of the great state of Texas".
Keep up with the latest news from the Angel of Goliad Historical Preservation Society. As new research comes out and evidence revealed we always notify members, descendents, and scholars of any changes. Also learn about other members in featured articles and major publications as they spread the legacy of the Angel of Goliad.