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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.37 MB
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Date taken4-Jan-20 10:26
Date modified4-Jan-20 10:26
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Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length35 mm
Focal length (35mm)52 mm
Max lens aperturef/4.1
Exposure1/200 at f/7.1
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ISO speedISO 200
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Providence Cemetery

Providence Cemetery

Burleson County, Texas
30 32.177' N 96 34.717' W
Directions: Start at the intersection of FM-166 and CR-243. Go .4 miles south on CR-243. The cemetery is on the left (east) side of the road.

Historical Marker: According to oral tradition, this cemetery has served residents of the Providence area since the 1830s. The earliest marked grave is that of Elizabeth Hughes, who died in 1841, but the presence of unmarked graves suggests that the burial ground was used earlier. There are more than 600 graves located here, including those of early Providence area farmers, slaves, and veterans of the Civil War and World Wars I and II. The historic burial ground is maintained by the Providence Cemetery Association. It remains an important cultural resource in this area.