Horse High, Bull Strong and Hog Tight; Early Texas Fences
Jul 20, 2013
from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
|Where||Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site|
|Contact Name||Jon Failor|
|Contact Phone||(936) 878-2214 x246|
Discover the methods and materials used by early Texans to create their fences. Get some hands-on experience splitting and stacking rails while you learn the reasons behind why farmers built fences the way they did more than 160 years ago.
Demonstrations and Discussions will be at 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM.
- Program FREE with general admission. Reservations not required.
- Farm Admission prices are: Adult $5.00; Student (age 7 through college) $3.00; Children 6 and under – FREE; Texas State Park annual pass holders - FREE.
- Discounted tour tickets for Independence Hall and the Star of the Republic Museum are available.
- Standard hours of operation for the site are from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
- Please dress appropriately for the season and be prepared for the weather as the event will take place in an 1850’s period setting with some portions outdoors.
- Some activities maybe dependent on weather conditions.
- Leashed pets allowed in park, but NOT ALLOWED onto farm site.
- Accessible for the mobility impaired.
- For additional details call (936) 878-2214 ext 246, ask for Jon.