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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.com

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December 2018

Staying Warm

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until December 16, 2018

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Dr. Jones’ home at Barrington Farm is considered a nice house for 1850 but it was built for keeping cool. Staying warm on the farm is a special challenge during the cold and damp days of winter. Help us beat this problem in 1850, by hauling firewood, learning how to use flint and steel, and stave off the cold.

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Staying Warm

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until December 16, 2018

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Dr. Jones’ home at Barrington Farm is considered a nice house for 1850 but it was built for keeping cool. Staying warm on the farm is a special challenge during the cold and damp days of winter. Help us beat this problem in 1850, by hauling firewood, learning how to use flint and steel, and stave off the cold.

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Horse High, Bull Strong, and Hog Tight

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Dr. Jones noted in his journal on Dec. 29, 1847 – “Hired Mr. Bowen… Sent Him with two hands to Cedar Brake to make rails.” With the main crop fields empty, now is the time to repair and restack fencing around the farm. Come help us clear and build up our fences so that they’ll be ready to defend the new crop in spring.

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Horse High, Bull Strong, and Hog Tight

December 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until December 23, 2018

Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Dr. Jones noted in his journal on Dec. 29, 1847 – “Hired Mr. Bowen… Sent Him with two hands to Cedar Brake to make rails.” With the main crop fields empty, now is the time to repair and restack fencing around the farm. Come help us clear and build up our fences so that they’ll be ready to defend the new crop in spring.

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A Stitch in Time

December 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Barrington Living History Farm, 23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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In early Texas, mending was a first step into a lifetime of stitches for boys and girls. For girls in particular this was to be a life-long task to master. Learn some simple stitches and help us with an ongoing 1850's job- mending. Gain some handy skills to sew on buttons at home.

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