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We spent several hours walking around and through this once occupied residence (plantation) of the fourth President of the Republic of Texas, Anson Jones. The presentation of the home and its working buildings is impeccable ... and accurate. This living history approach makes you want...More
This can be a self guided tour but if you are lucky enough to have Ben Baumgartner as your docent he will bring to life the history of the place and times shortly before the Civil War. If you are a history buff you will...More
For those that don't know - there is no Mr. Barrington. It is named Barrington Farm because that was the name of town that Anson Jones came from. We had to walk about a half mile to the farm, rock road, rough for the man...More
The Barrington Farm is worth the visit because the staff actually works the farm and the Anson Jones house in period dress, using mid 19th century tools and techniques as their full time jobs. The staff is as fascinating to talk to as the facilities...More