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!