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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size7.03 MB
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Date taken3-Jul-16 13:58
Date modified8-Jul-16 04:23
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Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length19 mm
Focal length (35mm)28 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.9
Exposure1/125 at f/11
FlashNot fired, auto mode
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Exposure modeAuto
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ISO speedISO 200
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Burlington Cemetery

Burlington Cemetery

Milam County, Texas
31 01.069' N 96 59.361' W
Directions: Start at the intersection SH-77 and CR-133. Go .25 miles east on CR-133. The cemetery is on the right (south) side of the road.

Text: Members of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Burlington established this cemetery in 1917. Land for the cemetery once belonged to Michael and John Jones, founders of the town of Burlington. The church purchased the cemetery property from John Helpert, who acquired it from the Jones family. Neighboring St. Michael's Cemetery had already been established for use by Catholic residents, and there was need for a burial ground to serve Lutherans and other non-Catholic residents. The earliest recorded interment here dates to 1917. The Burlington Church merged with the Vogelsang Lutheran Church in 1953, forming the United Evangelical and Reformed Church of Ben Arnold, which became overseer of the Burlington Cemetery. In 1957, following another merger, the United Church of Christ became the property administrator. The Burlington Cemetery Association now cares for and maintains the cemetery, which continues to serve as a burial ground for Burlington area residents, as well as for descendants of former residents of the community.