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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.78 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken22-Jun-13 10:23
Date modified22-Jun-13 10:23
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length35 mm
Focal length (35mm)52 mm
Max lens aperturef/4.4
Exposure1/200 at f/7.1
FlashFired, auto mode, return light detected
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
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Digital zoom1x
Harwood Cemetery

Harwood Cemetery

Harwood
Gonzales County, Texas
29 40.135' N 97 30.139' W

Historical Marker: The town of Harwood was founded in 1875 as a stop on the Galveston, Harrisburg, and San Antonio Railroad. Land was designated for a cemetery when town lots were platted. The oldest marked grave is that of I. M. Shelton, a Civil War veteran who died April 14, 1877. According to local tradition, Shelton was struck by lightning as the worked on the railroad. Other veterans interred here are from the Texas Revolution, the Civil War, Spanish-American war, World War I, World War II, and Korea. A cemetery association was formed in 1957 to maintain the site. Stalle St. at N. Second St., Harwood Text: The town of Harwood was founded in 1875 as a stop on the Galveston, Harrisburg, and San Antonio Railroad. Land was designated for a cemetery when town lots were platted. The oldest marked grave is that of I. M. Shelton, a Civil War veteran who died April 14, 1877. According to local tradition, Shelton was struck by lightning as the worked on the railroad. Other veterans interred here are from the Texas Revolution, the Civil War, Spanish-American war, World War I, World War II, and Korea. A cemetery association was formed in 1957 to maintain the site.