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Keywords:Burleson County Historical Marker
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size5.33 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken23-Nov-19 13:55
Date modified23-Nov-19 13:55
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Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure1/250 at f/8
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Burleson County

Burleson County

Burleson County, Texas
30 32.239' N 96 41.569' W
Directions: Start at the intersection of SH-21 and SH-36. Go 75 yards north on SH-21. The marker is on the right (south) side of the road.

Text: Farmed early as 1744 by Indians under guidance of Spanish missionaries. In 1830, Ft. Tenoxtitlan, guarding Brazos crossing, San Antonio Road, attracted Anglo-Texans, who lived off wild game in early years. County created and organized in 1846. Named for Gen. Edward Burleson (1798-1851), veteran of Battle of San Jacinto; Indian fighter; Republic of Texas vice-president and senator, later a state senator. County seat, Caldwell (named for Mathew Caldwell, signer of Declaration of Independence). During the Civil War, furnished troops, cotton and food to Confederate Texas.