Lesson in Leeching
Apr 28, 2012
from 10:00 AM to 04:30 PM
|Where||Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site- Barrington Living History Farm|
|Contact Phone||(936) 878-2214|
Explore the seemingly backwards and sometimes unusual ways to treat “desperate diseases” which required “desperate measures” as doctors practiced medicine in Texas in the 1850s. Visitors will get a sample of what it might have been like had they sought the help of a doctor or what they thought might be a doctor. Event held at Barrington Living History Farm, 23100 Barrington Lane, Washington, Texas 77880, located in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historical Park off Highway 105 between Navasota and Brenham on FM 1155. Hours of operation are from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM daily. Accessible for the mobility impaired. Admission fees are $5 for adults and $3 for students; children six and under and State Park Pass holders are admitted free of charge. Discounted multi-site passes including Independence Hall and the Star of the Republic Museum are available. For additional details call (936) 878-2214 ext 246.