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>>


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>>


Corn: Field to Table

Corn: Field to Table – 08/31/2024 - 09/01/2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The ears of corn that dried in the summer sun have been gathered to the corn crib. Head to the barn and race a friend… Learn More>>


Sep 2024

Cooking in the Kitchen & Quarter

Cooking in the Kitchen & Quarter – 09/14/2024 - 09/15/2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enslaved women and men, such as Mary, Jerry, Willis, Amy, and Charity, were an integral part of the full story of Barrington. Start your experience… Learn More>>


Fanthorp Family Cemetery

Fanthorp Family Cemetery – 09/14/2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

For over 180 years the Fanthorp Family Cemetery has served as the final resting place for Fanthorp family members and some of the most notable… Learn More>>


White Gold: Cotton in Texas

White Gold: Cotton in Texas – 09/28/2024 - 09/29/2024
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>>


 

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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Corn: Field to Table
08/31/2024 - 09/01/2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The ears of corn that dried in the summer sun have been gathered to the corn crib. Head to the barn and race a friend [...]
Events on 08/03/2024
Hard Work & Hydration
3 Aug 24
Washington
Events on 08/17/2024
Quill Pen Writing
17 Aug 24
Washington
Cooking in the Quarter
17 Aug 24
Washington
Events on 08/18/2024
Cooking in the Kitchen
18 Aug 24
Washington
Events on 08/31/2024

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.