Chew,chew, chew- Tobacco use on the Republic
Aug 18, 2012
from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
|Where||Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site|
|Contact Phone||(936) 878-2214|
Come and join us, August 18th, as we look at one of the most enjoyed, reviled, and widely utilized domestic plants in North America. Tobacco was once heralded as medicinal, used in insecticides and made many men wealthy. Look at the impact the tabacco plant, its cultivation and merchandising had on the fledgling Republic of Texas.
Presentations will be given at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM. The presentation will last approximately 30-45 minutes and will meet at the Visitors’ Center. Please be sure to arrive 5-10 minutes early. Please dress appropriately for the season as the presentation will take place in a period setting. All Visitors are welcome but small children must be accompanied by an adult. Ticket prices are: (ADULT) $5.00; (STUDENT) $3.00; FREE to children 6 and under. FREE to Texas State Park annual pass holders. Accessible for the mobility impaired. For additional details please call the Visitors’ Center at 936.878.2214 ext. 224 Ask for Scott.