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Dimensions4288 x 2848
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Date taken26-Jan-19 11:56
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Camera modelNIKON D90
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ISO speedISO 200
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Fernando De Leon

Fernando De Leon

Victoriabr/Victoria County, Texasbr/28 48.683' N 97 00.506' Wbr/Directions: Start at the intersection of Red River Street and Vine Street. The Evergreen Cemetery is on the southwest corner of the br/Text: (1798-1853) Eldest son of empresario Martin de Leon. Came with parents from interior of Mexico to Texas, the northernmost province, about 1800. Worked with his fathter in founding De Leon Colony and city of Victoria in 1820s. He was a commissioner of the colony and an Indian fighter. Loyal to cause of Texas freedom from Mexico, he was imprisoned by the Mexicans in Texas War for Independence. A cattleman and horseman, he owned the famous quot;Escondidaquot; Ranch.