We are open to the public on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays with health and safety measures in place; tickets must be purchased in advance. Visit our Health & Safety page for more information and to purchase tickets.

Home School Program From Pasture to Parlor

Experience life in 1860s post-Civil War Texas with a visit to the home of Polly Ryon and her husband. Learn about the lives of the different people who helped operate a working Ranch in this era. Students will:

  • Learn about the life of the 19th century child and experience the one-room school house.
  • Discover the life of a 1860s cowboy with interactive activities that explore the Ryons’ ranching operations.
  • Explore domestic service life at a large ranch and participate in the daily chores necessary to keep the ranch running smoothly. Hands-on activities may include laundry, cooking and/or other daily chores.
  • Additional rotations may include activities based on the life of the 19th century ranch owner. Activities may include etiquette, business practices or genteel domestic skills.

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 experience difficulty 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 but please register
Location George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond TX