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Taken 20-Oct-10
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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, San Saba Historical Marker, San Saba County, Chappel Cemetery
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.3 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken20-Oct-10 09:08
Date modified20-Oct-10 09:08
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length45 mm
Focal length (35mm)67 mm
Max lens aperturef/4.8
Exposure1/250 at f/8
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Chappel Cemetery

Chappel Cemetery

Cherokee
San Saba County, Texas
31 03.337' N 98 34.298' W

Text: Chappel, established in the 1850s, is one of San Saba County's earliest settlements. The land for this cemetery is part of 16-1/2 acres donated by Joab B. Harrell (1814-1893) that he formally deeded in 1886 to the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Harrell, the county's first Chief Justice, had buried his own son at this site some fifteen years earlier. The M.E. Church, a school and store served as the center of this community. This burial ground chronicles the lives of pioneers and families that are Chappel's heritage. The Chappel Cemetery Association was established in 1976 to ensure the site's preservation and perpetual care.