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Keywords:Texas Historical Marker, Comanche County Historical Marker, Cyrus Campbell
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.09 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken15-Oct-11 09:11
Date modified15-Oct-11 09:11
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length58 mm
Focal length (35mm)87 mm
Max lens aperturef/5.1
Exposure1/250 at f/8
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Unknown
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Digital zoom1x
Cyrus Campbell

Cyrus Campbell

De Leon
Comanche County, Texas
32 06.608' N 98 32.715' W

Text: (October 11, 1810 - September 12, 1883) A blacksmith by trade, Cyrus Campbell migrated to Texas in 1828. He performed a number of jobs for the Republic of Texas, including the making of leg irons for Mexican General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna after his capture at San Jacinto in 1836. Married twice, Campbell moved to De Leon in 1883 and was active in the Methodist Church. According to tradition, he chose the site for the De Leon Cemetery. His was the first grave here.