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Special Program- Plows & Petticoats: True Texas Women Barrington Plantation State Historic Site

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington

May 8th & 9th: From an early age, most Victorian women were trained for the worthy profession of caring for a family. Sewing, cleaning, cooking, and childcare comprised the main elements of “The Arts and Mysteries of Housewifery.” Did a woman’s role change when she moved to the rough and tumble frontier of Texas? Hear some stories about the women [...]

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Special Program- Plows & Petticoats: True Texas Women Barrington Plantation State Historic Site

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington

May 8th & 9th: From an early age, most Victorian women were trained for the worthy profession of caring for a family. Sewing, cleaning, cooking, and childcare comprised the main elements of “The Arts and Mysteries of Housewifery.” Did a woman’s role change when she moved to the rough and tumble frontier of Texas? Hear some stories about the women [...]

Free

Focus Weekend- Cooking at the Quarters

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington

May 1st & 2nd: Enslaved men and women at Barrington, such as Jerry, Mary, Willis, and Jake, were an integral part of the full story of Barrington. Cooking a hot meal after a hard day of work was a daily routine and typically included their ration of cured pork and cornmeal supplemented with seasonal vegetables from their garden. Come join [...]

Free

Focus Weekend- Cooking at the Quarters

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington

May 1st & 2nd: Enslaved men and women at Barrington, such as Jerry, Mary, Willis, and Jake, were an integral part of the full story of Barrington. Cooking a hot meal after a hard day of work was a daily routine and typically included their ration of cured pork and cornmeal supplemented with seasonal vegetables from their garden. Come join [...]

Free