Spend your Summer at Washington-on-the-Brazos

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Jul 2024

School Daze – 07/01/2024 - 07/31/2024
All Day

Teachers are invited to visit Washington-on-the-Brazos and see how we can help bring your Texas History curriculum to life.  All educators are admitted FREE with… Learn More>>


Painting & Tidying

Painting & Tidying – 07/06/2024 - 07/07/2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wear some old clothes and help us paint the house fence with whitewash, then head over to the barn to help clear the clutter that… Learn More>>


Kenneth Anderson Ceremony – 07/09/2024
9:00 am - 10:00 am

We will have a ceremony at the Fanthorp Family Cemetery in honor of Kenneth Anderson; the last Vice-President of Texas and namesake of our town. Learn More>>


Cooking in the Quarter

Cooking in the Quarter – 07/20/2024
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>>


Town Company: A Game of Money and Real Estate

Town Company: A Game of Money and Real Estate – 07/20/2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A roll of the dice, a risk, and a little luck could make or break the fortunes of business and landowners in Washington. Join us… Learn More>>


Cooking in the Kitchen

Cooking in the Kitchen – 07/21/2024
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>>


Aug 2024

Hard Work & Hydration

Hard Work & Hydration – 08/03/2024 - 08/04/2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Summer marks the busiest time for field crop work – as well as the highest temperatures! Join us in the fields for hands-on opportunities working… Learn More>>


Cooking in the Quarter

Cooking in the Quarter – 08/17/2024
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>>


Quill Pen Writing

Quill Pen Writing – 08/17/2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to write with a quill pen? Then this program is for you! Come try your hand at quill pen writing and… Learn More>>


Cooking in the Kitchen

Cooking in the Kitchen – 08/18/2024
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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Before Freedom Came
06/01/2024 - 06/02/2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Soon we’ll celebrate Juneteenth, when 250,000 women, men, and children would see freedom come to Texas! But before freedom came, enslaved women and men, like [...]
Judge Eddie E. Harrison Juneteenth Heritage Celebration
06/08/2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Washington on the Brazos is proud to celebrate Juneteenth as a part of Washington County’s long history of marking the end of slavery in Texas. [...]
Cooking in the Quarter
06/15/2024    
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 [...]
Cooking in the Kitchen
06/16/2024    
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 [...]
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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.