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Sep 2023

White Gold: Cotton in Texas

White Gold: Cotton in Texas – 09/30/2023 - 10/01/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Selling cotton picked by those enslaved was the main source of Barrington’s income – a cash crop. This special program gives visitors the hands-on opportunity… Learn More>>


Oct 2023

Building the Town of Washington: A Trades Program

Building the Town of Washington: A Trades Program – 10/21/2023 - 10/22/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On October 21st and 22nd from 10am-4pm both days, come see the skills and trades used in constructing the town of Washington. You will see… Learn More>>


Cooking in the Quarter

Cooking in the Quarter – 10/21/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enslaved women and men, such as Mary, Jerry, Willis, and Jake, were an integral part of the full story of Barrington. Cooking a hot meal… Learn More>>


Cooking in the Kitchen

Cooking in the Kitchen – 10/22/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Experience the bustle of a busy plantation kitchen and take in the sights, sounds, and smells of a hearth cooked meal being prepared, and reflect… 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.