Opportunity Details

Park Host - Barrington Living History Farm Interpreter

Sponsoring Program: Washington-on-the-Brazos SHS

Have you ever wanted to step back in time and work on a 19th century farm?

This position includes daily farm chores as well as engaging  vistitors about daily life on the 1850s cotton farm of Dr. Anson Jones, the last President of Texas. Interpreting to site visitors, conducting school programs and assisting with livestock care are all parts of this position. Historically appropriate period clothing and attire is required when working on site. 

Barrington Living History Farm is located with-in the boundaries of Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, a nearly 300 acre park nestled along the banks of the Brazos River in Washington County. This day-use only facility for visitors offers a nice break for parks hosts from traditional camping parks. Our park hosts truely enjoy the quiet nights after the park closes at sun-down. The park maintains more than a mile of walking trails, nicely maintained grasslands and wooded areas to walk. Birders also appreciate our diverse species that migrate through at different times of the year. 

If you enjoy Texas history and want to help bring the past to life for thousands of park visitors than Barrington Farm is the spot for you!

Website: http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/washington_on_the_brazos/

Region: Prairies and Lakes, Pineywoods, Gulf Coast

PO BOX 305 Washington, TX 77880

Washington, TX 77880

(936) 878-2214 x224

Minimum Age: 16

Washington-on-the-Brazos SHS

Jonathan Failor

(936) 878-2214 x224

This position requires historically appropriate period clothing when working on the living history farm.