Bark in the Park

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Aug 2020

Keeping Cool in the Texas Heat

Keeping Cool in the Texas Heat – 08/15/2020 - 08/16/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come stay cool with us in the heat of summer and discover what early Texans did to stay cool. Without modern A.C. you might be… Learn More>>


Chaff in the Wind

Chaff in the Wind – 08/22/2020 - 08/23/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dr. Jones noted in his journal on Aug. 4, 1847 - “Thrashed out rye”. Now that our grain crop has been harvested, it’s time to… Learn More>>


Traveling in Texas

Traveling in Texas – 08/29/2020 - 08/30/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

There are 1,774 miles between Anson Jones’ hometown in Great Barrington Massachusetts and where he lived in Washington Texas. How on earth did he get… Learn More>>


Sep 2020

Corn Off the Cob

Corn Off the Cob – 09/05/2020 - 09/06/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The ears of corn have dried in the summer sun and been gathered to the corn crib. Now it’s time to husk the ears and… Learn More>>


Aww, Shucks!

Aww, Shucks! – 09/12/2020 - 09/13/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Corn was the largest and most versatile crop grown at Barrington. Discover how various parts of the corn plant would be used across the farm… Learn More>>


Color to Dye For

Color to Dye For – 09/19/2020 - 09/20/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Though in the 1850s brightly colored and beautifully patterned cloth was readily imported from the mills of England, time in the Texas sun would take… Learn More>>


Bark in the Park

Bark in the Park – 09/26/2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Share a beautiful day at the park with your four-legged friends while social distancing! Visitors are invited to bring their dog (on a leash) to… Learn More>>


Chinking and Daubing

Chinking and Daubing – 09/26/2020 - 09/27/2020
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>>


 

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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.