Cotton Harvest Days

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Name: Cotton Harvest Days
Date: September 22, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
When Dr. Anson Jones and his family lived at Barrington Farm in the 1850?s, cotton was the main cash crop.  During that time, the majority of the cotton crop would have been sent elsewhere for processing, and the family would have purchased finished bolts of cloth for their personal use. Though the industrial revolution and economies of scale may have been taking hold, most families were familiar with the steps needed to process raw cotton into cloth. To this day, cotton remains a vital component of our daily lives.  This special program gives you the hands-on opportunity to learn the process as you work alongside Barrington staff picking, ginning, carding, spinning and weaving.
Location:
Washington-on-the-Brazos (Barrington Living History Farms)
23400 Park Road 12
Washington, TX  77880
Date/Time Information:
Saturday & Sunday
September 22 & 23, 2018
10:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Ben Baumgartner 936-878-2214 x 246
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