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Taken 15-Aug-19
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Category:Travel and Places
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Keywords:Town of Weimar Historical Marker
Photo Info

Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.69 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken15-Aug-19 12:57
Date modified15-Aug-19 12:57
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length20 mm
Focal length (35mm)30 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.6
Exposure1/250 at f/8
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Town of Weimar

Town of Weimar

Colorado County, Texas
29 42.153' N 96 46.838' W
Directions: Start at the intersection of Center Street and Main Street. The marker is on the southeast corner of the marker.

Text: This land once part of first Anglo-American colony in Texas grew into a townsite in 1873 with coming of the Galveston, Harrisburg, & San Antonio rail line. D.W. Jackson donated half of land for town, which was named for Weimar, Germany. Post Office was established in 1873. Town incorporated 1875. By 1887 Weimar was enjoying a prosperous cotton economy, had many stores and 2 newspapers. Local opera house (150 yds. s), built about 1880, was one of the first between Houston and San Antonio. Present Economy is based on agriculture. Population is 2,050.