Water, Water Everywhere and not a Drop to Drink: water borne illness and sanitation
Aug 19, 2012
from 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
|Where||Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site|
|Contact Phone||(936) 878-2214|
August 19th, water is one of the most precious resources, necessary for most life to exist. But it also brought and spread illnesses. How did people on the frontier ensure their water was safe to drink, how did they remove waste water? How did access to water affect the development of Texas? Come and learn the answers to some of these questions?
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. 228 Ask for Adam.