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SPECIAL EVENTS

May 2022

Focus Weekend - Pies Aplenty

Focus Weekend - Pies Aplenty – 05/21/2022 - 05/22/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Come and see cooking in the kitchen as we talk about food preservation and pies with spring fruit. Ongoing from 10a-4p. Contact Barb King at… Learn More>>


Focus Weekend - Okra, Peanuts, and Potatoes

Focus Weekend - Okra, Peanuts, and Potatoes – 05/28/2022 - 05/29/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The garden kept by those enslaved at Barrington provided diversity to an otherwise bland diet, and more importantly filled the gaps in nutrition. Join us… Learn More>>


Jun 2022

First Friday at the Fanthorp Inn

First Friday at the Fanthorp Inn – 06/03/2022
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us on the first Friday of June, July, and August for special guided tours of the inn at 12, 4, and 6 PM. Each… Learn More>>


Special Program - Chased by Mops and Buckets

Special Program - Chased by Mops and Buckets – 06/04/2022 - 06/05/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spring cleaning was a yearly ritual that has been obliterated by modern conveniences. Preparing the house for warmer weather, chasing out cobwebs and dirt, scrubbing… Learn More>>


Focus Weekend - The Orchardist

Focus Weekend - The Orchardist – 06/11/2022 - 06/12/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dr. Jones noted in his journal on July 19, 1846 – “Ripe peaches from my Orchard at Barrington.” Caring for an orchard takes skill and… Learn More>>


Special Program - Gentlemanly Pursuits

Special Program - Gentlemanly Pursuits – 06/18/2022 - 06/19/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Though purchased at the price of others’ freedom, Dr. Anson Jones and his sons enjoyed a variety of gentlemanly pursuits in their leisure time, including… Learn More>>


“Then, thenceforward, and Forever Free”; Slavery and Emancipation in Washington County

“Then, thenceforward, and Forever Free”; Slavery and Emancipation in Washington County – 06/18/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Slavery was the abhorrent reality in the Town of Washington and Republic/State of Texas until June 19th, 1865. Join us in Washington as we discuss… Learn More>>


Juneteenth Heritage Celebration

Juneteenth Heritage Celebration – 06/25/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

On the 19th of June 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and made a declaration of freedom ending the bondage of approximately 250,000… Learn More>>


Focus Weekend - Good Gardening

Focus Weekend - Good Gardening – 06/26/2022 - 06/27/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Keeping gardens weeded, watered, and in good order was considered part of a woman’s daily duty. It contributed to a varied diet and survival in… Learn More>>


Jul 2022

First Friday at Fanthorp

First Friday at Fanthorp – 07/01/2022
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us on the first Friday of June, July, and August for special guided tours of the inn at 12, 4, and 6 PM. Each… 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.