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Taken 3-Jan-08
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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, Bandera Historical Marker, Jones Cemetery
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Dimensions3008 x 2000
Original file size2.95 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken3-Jan-08 14:22
Date modified3-Jan-08 14:22
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D50
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure1/500 at f/8
FlashFired, auto mode, return light detected
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Jones Cemetery

Jones Cemetery

Utopia
Bandera County, Texas
29 37.341' N 99 32.460' W

Text: In 1879, the Rev. Irvin Jones (1825-1903) deeded two acres of land on his homestead to the Utopia Methodist Church for use as a cemetery. His wife, Elizabeth, had been buried in the center of the two-acre site upon her death in 1886. Early settlers of the Taylor and Utopia communities are buried in the Jones Cemetery, as are several Civil War veterans. Others interred here include Mexican War veteran and Texas Ranger Ben Highsmith and the Rev. O.A. Fisher, an early area Methodist minister. George Barker, a teacher credited with giving "Utopia" its name, is also buried here.