George Ranch Historical Park is open for scheduled tours and field trips Tuesday-Friday & open to the public on Saturdays 9-5.

Cycle of Poverty

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Cycle of Poverty: Economics of Reconstruction era Texas- Experience life as a Sharecropper in the 1890s and discover the short term and long term effects that the Reconstruction period had on the newly freed people of Texas. Students will learn firsthand how dire the financial hardships of a sharecropper could be in the latter part of the 19th century, care for the land and animals that were part of their labor contract, and recycle clothing in order to make a family quilt.

Limited enrollment per session.

Tickets are non-refundable. Parent / chaperone must accompany student throughout the entire program. All tickets include admission to the Park allowing program participants to visit other areas of the Park before or after their program. The Park will be open 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. ADVANCE PURCHASE IS REQUIRED. Registration is limited and closes the Tuesday prior to the event.  If you have trouble booking please call (281) 343-0218 x220 to check availability.

Dates
September 23, 2021
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Times
10:00 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Prices
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up$10.00
Student age 4 - 15$7.00
Fort Bend County Resident Student age 4-15
Non-Participating Child age 3 and Under
Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX

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