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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, Llano County Historical Marker, FisherMiller Grant
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Dimensions3008 x 2000
Original file size2.83 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken26-Apr-08 13:42
Date modified26-Apr-08 13:42
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D50
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure1/250 at f/8
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Normal
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Fisher-Miller Grant

Fisher-Miller Grant

Kingsland
Llano County, Texas
30 38.728' N 98 24.961' W

Text: Stretches between Llano and Colorado rivers westward almost to the Pecos. An 1842 grant of 3,800,000 acres from the Texas Republic, purchased in 1844 by the German Immigration Company. Commissioner General John O. Meusebach founded Fredericksburg in 1846 as a way-station to the grant. Negotiated peace with Comanches, to provide for unmolested settlement. Founded 3 towns in grant. In 1854 was appointed to issue headrights. Counties formed from grant: Concho, Kimble, Llano, McCulloch, Mason, Menard, Schleicher, San Saba, Sutton, and Tom Green.