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Home School Program Pioneers in Texas

Learn about pioneer life in 1830s pre-Revolution Texas through an exploration of how early pioneers accomplished the essential—food, shelter and clothing—in this new land.
Students will:

  • Experience an open hearth cooking demonstration and learn about food acquisition in this new frontier.
  • Discover domestic life with an introduction to the dog trot cabin and a fire-making demonstration. In addition, tour the outbuildings which were critical extensions of the home on an early stock farm.
  • Explore log cabin life through spinning and weaving demonstrations as well as hands-on activities such as hand ginning cotton and finger spinning.

Additional rotations may include activities such as Native American sign language, chores or field work.

Tickets are non-refundable. Parent / chaperone must accompany student throughout the entire program. Adults, please purchase only one ticket for each day attending. Student tickets must be purchased individually and separately for each program. All tickets include admission to the Park allowing program participants to visit other areas of the Park free of school programs. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. If you have trouble booking please call (281) 343-0218 x220 to check availability.

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9:30 am - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Adult Chaperone age 16 and up--All Day ticket$10.00
Student age 4 - 15--Single Program (Includes Park admission)$7.00
Tag Along non-participant age 3 and under no charge
Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX