Join us for the Texas Independence Day Celebration.

on March 2nd & 3rd

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

*OUR FIREWORKS ON THE BRAZOS EVENT WILL NO LONGER TAKE PLACE*

Mar 2019

Spring Tonics

Spring Tonics – 03/23/2019 - 03/24/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spring has sprung- and there’s so much to do. Who has time to be sick? Many families had their own special recipes for a Spring… Learn More>>


19th Century Medicine

19th Century Medicine – 03/30/2019 - 03/31/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Before becoming president, Anson Jones made his fortune as a doctor. At a time where medicine was more art than science, what would a visit… Learn More>>


Apr 2019

Cooking at the Quarters

Cooking at the Quarters – 04/06/2019 - 04/07/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

There’s nothing like a hot meal after a hard day of work. For the enslaved at Barrington, this typically meant cooking their ration of cured… Learn More>>


Sounds of 1850

Sounds of 1850 – 04/13/2019 - 04/14/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

They may not have had Spotify in the 19th century, but Texans have always enjoyed a catchy tune. Lucky for us, if they really liked… Learn More>>


Stagecoach Days

Stagecoach Days – 04/13/2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Take a trip back to 1850 as you explore what life was like travelling on the Texas frontier! Don’t miss this great opportunity to ride… Learn More>>


Farmers Market

Farmers Market – 04/20/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us under the Live Oaks at our Visitor Center to shop local and support area farmers.  Fresh vegetables, baked goods, food vendors, artisans and… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 04/20/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836.  On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period… Learn More>>


Plant Thick and Chop Thin

Plant Thick and Chop Thin – 04/20/2019 - 04/21/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dr. Jones noted in his journal on April 13, 1854 – “Ridged up balance of cotton ground, planted cotton in the new field.” Cotton is… Learn More>>


Women's Work

Women's Work – 04/27/2019 - 04/28/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Women in the mid-Victorian period were expected to be concerned about, and very involved in life around the home. How did their education, for daughters… Learn More>>


Sundown Social

Sundown Social – 04/27/2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Washington on the Brazos State Park Association will celebrate 183 years of Texas—where the stars are big and bright—at its annual Sundown Social at… Learn More>>


 

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Since most events occur at least partially outside, guests should dress appropriately for the weather and uneven terrain. Programs and events are open to all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.