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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size4.9 MB
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Date taken5-Oct-12 09:44
Date modified5-Oct-12 09:44
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.5
Exposure1/200 at f/8
FlashFired, auto mode, return light detected
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
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Buckholts Brethren Church

Buckholts Brethren Church

Buckholts
Milam County, Texas
30 52.708' N 97 07.402' W
Directions: Start at the intersection of 4th Street and Avenue A. Go 100 yards north on 4th Street. The church is on the left (west) side of the street. 606 N. 4th Street.

Historical Marker: As early as 1848, Bohemian and Moravian immigrants of the Unity of the Brethren faith arrived in Texas. The Protestant denomination began with Czech reformer John (Jan) Hus, and when Buckholts residents held their first Brethren services in 1894, they used the Czech language. The Rev. Adolph Chlumsky led the first services for the group, which in 1907 formally organized the Czech Moravian Church. Members built a wooden sanctuary at this site in 1913 and used it until dedicating a new structure in 1951, around which time the church began holding services in English. In 1959, the congregation changed its name to Buckholts Brethren Church. It continues to serve as a community focal point.