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Taken 17-Oct-12
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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, Lee County Historical Marker, Lee County
Photo Info

Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.26 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken17-Oct-12 11:17
Date modified17-Oct-12 11:17
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length34 mm
Focal length (35mm)51 mm
Max lens aperturef/4.3
Exposure1/125 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Lee County

Lee County

Lee County, Texas
30 10.882' N 96 56.252' W

Text: Located on Old San Antonio Road, on land surveyed in 1821 as part of the original colony of Moses and Stephen F. Austin. In 1854 became site of major settlement by Wend from northern Europe, led by Pastor Johann Kilian. Had only school in U. S. that taught in Wendish-- language surviving only here and in Australia, in the modern world. County was created from Bastrop, Burleson, Fayette and Washington. Organized in 1874, it was named for Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), general of the Army of Northern Virginia, in the southern Confederacy, 1862-1865. Giddings is the county seat.