Barrington Plantation State Historic Site

23400 Park Rd. 12
Washington, TX 77880
936-878-2214
barrington-plantation@thc.texas.gov

 

Travel back in time to 1850 and explore the original home of Dr. Anson Jones, the last President of the Republic of Texas. The Jones family lived at the farm for over a decade, building a successful cotton farm with enslaved labor after Texas joined the union. This living history farm is complete with period costumed interpreters using 19th century farming practices for planting, cultivating, harvesting, and working with livestock. Explore the sights and smells of farm life and experience the daily lives of those who came 150 years ago.

Upcoming Events

October 24

Focus Weekend- Morning Ablutions

Oct. 24th & 25th, 10a-4p:

What’s your morning routine look like? See how the Jones family at Barrington prepared to face the day and maybe clean yourself up a little bit along the way. Our family’s morning ritual probably isn’t that...

October 24

Plough to Plate An 1850 Dinner Experience

Join us in the evening on Saturday October 24th from 6 pm to 9 pm for an 1850s Dinner Experience on the grounds of the Historic Barrington Plantation.  Feast on a five-course gourmet meal of bacon wrapped pork tenderloin, caramelized carrots,...

October 25

Focus Weekend- Morning Ablutions

Oct. 24th & 25th, 10a-4p:

What’s your morning routine look like? See how the Jones family at Barrington prepared to face the day and maybe clean yourself up a little bit along the way. Our family’s morning ritual probably isn’t that...

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