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Taken 4-Apr-09
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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, Menard County Historical Marker, Site of Fort McKavett
Photo Info

Dimensions3872 x 2592
Original file size4.65 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken4-Apr-09 14:21
Date modified4-Apr-09 14:21
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D60
Focal length36 mm
Focal length (35mm)54 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.1
Exposure1/320 at f/9
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 100
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Site of Fort McKavett

Site of Fort McKavett

Menard County, Texas
30 49.473' N 100 06.750' W

Text: Established March 14, 1852 by the United States war department as a protection to frontier settlers against hostile Indians. Named in honor of Captain Henry McKavett, who fell at the Battle of Monterrey, September 21, 1846. Evacuated by federal troops, March 22, 1859. Reoccupied April 1, 1868. Abandoned June 30, 1883.