Experience the Tombstone Trail

Oct 21 & 22

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Sep 2022

Color to Dye For

Color to Dye For – 09/24/2022 - 09/25/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

In the 1850s brightly colored and patterned cloth was imported from the mills of England and New England but time in the Texas sun would… Learn More>>


Oct 2022

Texas Pioneers Badge

Texas Pioneers Badge – 10/01/2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

What was it like to be a girl in the Republic of Texas? Join us as we present a 2-hour program specially designed for Girl… Learn More>>


White Gold: Cotton in Texas

White Gold: Cotton in Texas – 10/01/2022 - 10/02/2022
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>>


Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site's 35th Anniversary

Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site's 35th Anniversary – 10/01/2022
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site opened its doors to the public on October 4, 1987. Join us on Saturday October 1st as we celebrate… Learn More>>


19th Century Medicine

19th Century Medicine – 10/08/2022 - 10/09/2022
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>>


Memento Mori: Fanthorp Funeral Practices

Memento Mori: Fanthorp Funeral Practices – 10/08/2022 - 10/09/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Throughout October, we will be commemorating the 155th anniversary of Henry and Rachel Fanthorp’s passing. Come explore the unique and peculiar ways Victorian families mourned… Learn More>>


Runaway Scrape

Runaway Scrape – 10/08/2022
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Do you like solving puzzles? Or maybe you enjoy investigating new spaces? Or perhaps you love history? Are you planning a day trip to Washington-on-the-Brazos… Learn More>>


Memento Mori: Fanthorp Funeral Practices

Memento Mori: Fanthorp Funeral Practices – 10/14/2022 - 10/16/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Throughout October, we will be commemorating the 155th anniversary of Henry and Rachel Fanthorp’s passing. Come explore the unique and peculiar ways Victorian families mourned… Learn More>>


Archaeology Day, 2022

Archaeology Day, 2022 – 10/15/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The history of Washington lies just below the surface. Join us and the Houston Archeological Society in the center of the historic Town of Washington… Learn More>>


Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market – 10/15/2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us under the Live Oaks at the Visitor Center for our local Farmers Market. Local vendors selling a variety of goods. 10:00 am to… 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.