Living Breathing Tractors
Jul 13, 2013
from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM
|Where||Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site|
|Contact Name||Jessica Guidry|
|Contact Phone||(936) 878-2214 x246|
What did a tractor look like in the 1850s? Usually it was about a ton of muscle on the hoof. Dr. Jones had several teams of oxen working on his farm. See demonstrations of the communication and teamwork required to work with Barrington’s current team.
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 Jessica.