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Taken 16-Mar-12
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.31 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken16-Mar-12 15:43
Date modified16-Mar-12 15:43
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length58 mm
Focal length (35mm)87 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.1
Exposure1/80 at f/5
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Bell County

Bell County

Belton
Bell County, Texas
31 00.238' N, 97 29.478' W

Text: Settlement began on Lampasas River, 1847. Created Jan. 22, organized Aug. 1, 1850. Named for Peter Hansbrough Bell (1812-1898), native of Virginia; veteran of Battle of San Jacinto; served in Somervell expedition to stop Mexico's Raids into Texas; officer in Mexican War; Governor of Texas 1849-1853; U.S. Congressman, 1853-1857. First county seat Nolanville. Moved Dec. 16, 1851, to Belton. By 1860 population was 4,799. Sent 12 troop companies into Civil War. Furnished goods from flour mills, hat factory, tanyard, leather works, blacksmith shops, cabinet shop, beef slaughter pens.