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.

Come tour the living history farm of Dr. Anson Jones, the last President of the Republic of Texas. This living history farm is complete with costumed interpreters using 19th century farming practices. Discover the sights and smells of farm life and experience the daily lives of early Texan farmers.

Upcoming Events

February 8

Hands-on Hearth Cooking Class

Have you ever come to a historic site and wanted to try the food? Here's your chance!

Enjoy the rare experience of being able to prepare and enjoy a hearth-cooked meal by joining a cooking class on either Feb. 8 or 9th, 2020.

The...

February 9

Hands-on Hearth Cooking Class

Have you ever come to a historic site and wanted to try the food? Here's your chance!

Enjoy the rare experience of being able to prepare and enjoy a hearth-cooked meal by joining a cooking class on either Feb. 8 or 9th, 2020.

The...

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