Wednesday, September 24, 2008

The Birth Place of Texas!

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site's
~Barrington Living History Farm~

Home School Days - "Childhood in Early Texas"

"Visitors can step back in time and are encouraged to participate in daily activities of this 1850's cotton farm to better understand what life was like over 150 years ago. Learn how to drive oxen, help plant and harvest crops, and try your hand at spinning or making soap.

The living history farm is a representation of the farmstead founded by Dr. Anson Jones, the last President of the Republic of Texas.

The Anson Jones home is an original structure built in 1844, moved to Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site as part of the Texas Centennial Celebration in 1936." ~from the brochure

Scenes from Barrington Living History Farm!