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9 August 2008:  Our Lady of Loreto Chapel.  The Presidio La Bahia was the site of "the darkest day in Texas history, the Goliad Massacre,
which took place on Palm Sunday, March 27, 1836, when Col. James Walker Fannin and 341 men under his command were executed a week
after their capture at the Battle of Coleto Creek, under orders of the Mexican dictator, General Santa Anna."