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Dimensions4288 x 2848
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Date taken15-Oct-18 17:33
Date modified15-Oct-18 17:33
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Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure1/60 at f/8
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Pioneer Cemetery

Pioneer Cemetery

Fort Davis
Jeff Davis County, Texas
30 35.049' N 103 53.326' W
Directions: Start at the intersection of Sgt. Gonzalez Drive and SH-118. Go 100 yards west on SH-118. The marker is on the left (south) side of the road.

Historical Marker: Used from 1870s to 1914. Settlers buried here include: Mr. and Mrs. Diedrick Dutchover, immigrants from Belgium and Spain; their surname, coined by a recruiter in the Mexican War, is borne by many descendants. Dolores, who on her wedding eve lighted a signal fire for her fiance, later found scalped by Indians; she became mentally ill and (until her death 30 years later) burned fires on mountain near town for her lost lover. Two young Frier brothers, who were shot by a Ranger posse as horse thieves and were buried in only boothill grave in county.