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Barrington Living History Farm

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23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
936-878-2214 www.WhereTexasBecameTexas.org

May 2019

Ploughing the Weeds

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2019 at 10:00am

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Dr. Jones noted in his journal on May 14, 1850 - “Finished ploughing and hoeing corn first time.” The crops are short and the weeds are tall, it’s time to cultivate! Come help us clear between the rows of our field crops using our single ox and walk-behind cultivator.

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Ploughing the Weeds

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2019 at 10:00am

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Dr. Jones noted in his journal on May 14, 1850 - “Finished ploughing and hoeing corn first time.” The crops are short and the weeds are tall, it’s time to cultivate! Come help us clear between the rows of our field crops using our single ox and walk-behind cultivator.

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June 2019

Forgotten Roots

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 10:00am

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Dr. Jones noted in his journal on July 19, 1846 – “Ripe peaches from my Orchard at Barrington.” Caring for an orchard takes skill and patience, but it can be highly rewarding! Come help us haul water and cultivate the orchard as you learn about heirloom trees and fruit growing in the 19th century.

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Forgotten Roots

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 2, 2019 at 10:00am

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Dr. Jones noted in his journal on July 19, 1846 – “Ripe peaches from my Orchard at Barrington.” Caring for an orchard takes skill and patience, but it can be highly rewarding! Come help us haul water and cultivate the orchard as you learn about heirloom trees and fruit growing in the 19th century.

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Chased by Mops and Buckets

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 20, 2019 at 10:00am

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Spring cleaning is a yearly ritual that modern conveniences have obliterated the need to have. Preparing the house for warmer weather, chasing out cobwebs and dirt, scrubbing walls and floors, is much more laborious than cleaning today. Help wash windows, beat rugs, and wash and wax furniture as needed.

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Field Work and Free Time

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 10:00am

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Though free time for the enslaved at Barrington was typically limited to Sundays and occasional holidays, time off provided an opportunity to enjoy a variety of games, music, and entertainment. Come learn about the pastimes of the enslaved. Make and take a clay marble home with you.

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Field Work and Free Time

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 10:00am

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Though free time for the enslaved at Barrington was typically limited to Sundays and occasional holidays, time off provided an opportunity to enjoy a variety of games, music, and entertainment. Come learn about the pastimes of the enslaved. Make and take a clay marble home with you.

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Seeds and Soil

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 30, 2019 at 10:00am

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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What kinds of chores did early Texans do in their gardens? Find out in this extremely hands-on program. Learn how yesterday’s gardening techniques and varieties can improve our gardens today, and take some heirloom seeds for your garden at home.

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Seeds and Soil

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on June 30, 2019 at 10:00am

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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What kinds of chores did early Texans do in their gardens? Find out in this extremely hands-on program. Learn how yesterday’s gardening techniques and varieties can improve our gardens today, and take some heirloom seeds for your garden at home.

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