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Dimensions4928 x 3264
Original file size11.3 MB
Image typeJPEG
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Date taken29-Aug-15 14:20
Date modified29-Aug-15 14:20
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D7000
Focal length17 mm
Focal length (35mm)25 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/80 at f/10
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
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King Cemetery

King Cemetery

Gonzales
Gonzales County, Texas
29 30.280' N 97 35.891' W
Directions: Start at the intersection of CR-257 and SH-90a. Go 200 yards east on SH-90a. The cemetery is on the left (north) side of the highway.

Historical Marker: Text: Located on a hill overlooking king flats on the Guadalupe river, this cemetery has served the area since the 1830s. John Gladden King, a member of the council of government of the Dewitt Colony, and his wife, Parmelia, settled on this land in 1830. The earliest marked grave is that of William G. Hall, the firstborn of Robert and Mary King Hall, who was just two days old when he passed in 1838. Seven generations of the King family are buried here. Veterans from the Texas Revolution, War of 1812, Civil War, World War II and Korean War have been laid to rest in this cemetery along with several Texas Rangers. The King Cemetery is a significant chronicle of the frontier settlement of Gonzales County.