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Taken 6-Jan-18
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
Original file size6.93 MB
Image typeJPEG
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Date taken6-Jan-18 16:17
Date modified6-Jan-18 16:17
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Camera makeNIKON CORPORATION
Camera modelNIKON D90
Focal length24 mm
Focal length (35mm)36 mm
Max lens aperturef/3.9
Exposure1/125 at f/11
FlashNot fired, auto mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
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ISO speedISO 200
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Proctor Cemetery

Proctor Cemetery

Proctor
Comanche County, Texas
32 00.109' N 98 24.779' W
Directions: Start at the intersection of CR-341 and CR-335. The cemetery is on the west side of the intersection.

Historical Marker: The land on which this cemetery is located was once part of a farm owned by the pioneer Larkin Gyger family. The first person interred here was W.B. Long (1817-1875), a Methodist minister and neighbor of the Gyger family. As the small town of Proctor began to grow with the arrival of the railroad in the 1890s, this gradually became a community graveyard, fifty-seven of the graves are from the nineteenth century. Also buried here are nine veterans of the Civil War. A cemetery association, organized in 1940, maintains the historic burial ground.