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Taken 4-Nov-17
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Categories & Keywords

Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:North America
Subcategory Detail:United States of America
Keywords:C. Eckhardt and Sons Building, DeWitt County Historical Marker
Photo Info

Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size4.33 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken4-Nov-17 13:41
Date modified4-Nov-17 13:41
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length26 mm
Focal length (35mm)39 mm
Max lens aperturef/4
Exposure1/160 at f/13
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
C. Eckhardt and Sons Building

C. Eckhardt and Sons Building

DeWitt County, Texas
28 58.846' N 97 30.254' W
Directions: Start at the corner of Eckhardt Street and Main Street. The marker is on the southeast corner of the intersection.

Text: Erected 1876. Had iron shutters, elevator, walls 25 inches thick. Housed general mercantile store begun by pioneer Caesar Eckhardt family in 1848, soon after founding of Yorktown. Wagons brought in goods from seaport of Indianola. Gold and silver hidden under potatoes were sent to San Antonio to purchase other supplies. During the Civil War, wife ran the business while the husband and two sons served the south.