Barrington Living History Farm

Agriculture: Bernadette and Kristin Kraemer, TPWD Barrington Living History Farm, re-enactors, discuss typical activities on an early Texas farm.

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Barrington, built in 1844, home of Anson Jones, last President of the Republic of Texas


Double crib barn with ox cart, the center of agricultural activity


Abe and Bud – Team of milking shorthorn oxen with Walt Bailey, ox driver


Field work never ends!


Barrington cotton crop


Replica slave quarters, each housed 3-4 slaves.


When is dinner? Ossabaw Island Hogs eagerly wait for their corn.


Washing butter – Don't let it spoil!


Fireplace cooking – Don't get burned!


1850s food storage – No Tupperware to be found!


Here chick, chick, chick! Dominique chickens


School groups enjoy their visit to the farm.


Feeding time for the Pineywoods cattle



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