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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.41 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken9-Sep-17 11:45
Date modified9-Sep-17 11:45
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Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length35 mm
Focal length (35mm)52 mm
Max lens aperturef/4.4
Exposure1/125 at f/11
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Home of John Ruckman

Home of John Ruckman

Karnes County, Texas
28 56.876' N 97 49.243' W
Directions: Start at the intesection of CR-300 and CR-302. Go .15 miles south on CR-300. The house is on the right (west) side of the road. 2539

Text: Ruckman (Nov. 9, 1835 - Jan. 8, 1913), born in Northumberland County, Pa., came to Texas in 1856 to join his older brother Thomas, co-founder of Helena. Landing at Indianola on his 21st birthday, he came here to spend lifetime as farmer, rancher, postmaster, merchant, pioneer banker, leader in Presbyterian church. In Civil War, 1862-65, he was a lieutenant in Confederate Army. Married Lizzie Dickson, 1867. Children were John, Robert, Mary, Thomas, Follmer, Hester, Hugh and Margaret. In 1878 he built this house of Florida cypress. He is buried in Helena Cemetery.