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Taken 25-Jul-08
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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, Uvalde County Historical Marker, Grand Opera House
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Dimensions2896 x 1944
Original file size1.37 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken25-Jul-08 14:16
Date modified25-Jul-08 14:16
Shooting Conditions

Camera modelNIKON D60
Focal length20 mm
Focal length (35mm)30 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.7
Exposure1/200 at f/13
FlashNot fired
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Shutter priority
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Grand Opera House

Grand Opera House

Uvalde County, Texas
29 12.621' N 99 47.194' W
104 North West Street.

Text: Staged outstanding musicals, dramas. Built 1891 by local men for professional troupes. Also scene of home talent plays, some directed by Ben K. Franklin, a former actor who settled here. Programs created social stir, with lavish dress and parties. Building has copper roof and corbelled bay window tower; had ornate stage and auditorium. Now owned by former U.S. Vice President John Nance Garner and his son, Tully Garner.