White Gold: Cotton in Texas

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October 2019

White Gold: Cotton in Texas

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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When Dr. Anson Jones and his family lived at Barrington in the 1850’s, cotton was the main cash crop. During that time the majority of the cotton crop would have been sent to England for processing, and the family would have purchased finished bolts of cloth for their personal use. Though the industrial revolution and economies of scale may have been taking hold, most families were familiar with the steps needed to process raw cotton into cloth. To this day,…

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White Gold: Cotton in Texas

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
+ Google Map

When Dr. Anson Jones and his family lived at Barrington in the 1850’s, cotton was the main cash crop. During that time the majority of the cotton crop would have been sent to England for processing, and the family would have purchased finished bolts of cloth for their personal use. Though the industrial revolution and economies of scale may have been taking hold, most families were familiar with the steps needed to process raw cotton into cloth. To this day,…

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