Bark in the Park

September 25, free admission

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Sep 2021

Focus Weekend- Chinking and Daubing

Focus Weekend- Chinking and Daubing – 09/25/2021 - 09/26/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Patching the chinking and daubing between the logs of the slave cabins to keep the elements out would be a seasonal task for those enslaved… Learn More>>


Oct 2021

Memento Mori: Fanthorp Funeral Practices

Memento Mori: Fanthorp Funeral Practices – 10/02/2021 - 10/31/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Throughout the month of October we will be commemorating the 154th anniversary of Henry and Rachel Fanthorp’s passing. Come explore the unique and peculiar ways… Learn More>>


Special Program- White Gold: Cotton in Texas

Special Program- White Gold: Cotton in Texas – 10/02/2021 - 10/03/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

When Dr. Anson Jones and his family lived at Barrington in the 1850’s, selling cotton was the main source of income – a cash crop.… Learn More>>


Focus Weekend - 19th Century Medicine

Focus Weekend - 19th Century Medicine – 10/09/2021 - 10/10/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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


Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market – 10/16/2021
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>>


The Ruins of Washington: Archaeology Day at Washington on the Brazos

The Ruins of Washington: Archaeology Day at Washington on the Brazos – 10/16/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The history of Washington lies just below the surface.  Join us in the center of the historic Town of Washington as we discuss the archaeological… Learn More>>


Hands-on-History

Hands-on-History – 10/16/2021
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us at the museum to try your hand at activities and skills needed by kids during the Republic era.  This month, we’ll be making… Learn More>>


Tombstone Trail

Tombstone Trail – 10/16/2021
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Take a lantern lit walk through Old Washington and meet ghosts of the past, who will greet you along the dark trail. Once you have… Learn More>>


Focus Weekend - Morning Ablutions

Focus Weekend - Morning Ablutions – 10/23/2021 - 10/24/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

What does your morning routine look like? See how the Jones family prepared to face the day and maybe clean yourself up a little bit… Learn More>>


Focus Weekend- Holiday Foods at Home

Focus Weekend- Holiday Foods at Home – 10/30/2021 - 10/31/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

What special foods do you enjoy at the holidays? Like you, the Jones family hosted visitors and enjoyed a varied diet full of exotic treats… 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.