Beasts of Burden Demonstration at Washington on the Brazos

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Beasts of Burden Demonstration at Washington on the Brazos

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until March 15, 2020

Turning the fields over after lying fallow is a rite of spring. Livestock trained to work, such as horses, mules, and oxen, played a vital role in the operations of early Texas farms. Whether it was pulling plows, harrowing fields, hauling cotton, or cultivating corn, beasts of burden made light work of sometimes daunting tasks. Join Barrington Plantation and the Texas Draft Horse and Mule Association in a unique opportunity to experience draft animals at work. Various aspects of field preparation using horses, mules and oxen will be demonstrated, with some hands-on opportunities. Activities are dependent on weather and soil conditions.b

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Date:
March 15
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site
23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Phone:
936-878-2214
Website:
www.WhereTexasBecameTexas.org