The park is open for pre-booked field trips and group tours Tuesday-Friday. General Admission is welcome on Saturdays from 9am -5pm.

News / Press Releases

01 Dec2015

Celebrate the Holidays Texas-Style at Campfire Christmas

RICHMOND – Visit “Christmases Past” at the George Ranch Historical Park’s annual Campfire Christmas event. Set for December 11, 12, 18 and 19, Campfire Christmas is an unforgettable evening of hearty food, Texas traditions and Christmas cheer on the Ranch. First, guests will enjoy a multi-era holiday meal complete with 1930s cowboy music. After...

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20 Nov2015

Hammering through History: Forge Welding Demonstration on Nov. 28

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RICHMOND – It’s definitely not your typical desk job: When Robert Swim gets to work each day, he picks up his hammer, dusts off an anvil and heats the forge to a blazing temperature. But he’s doing so much more than playing with fire for a living: He’s connecting with...

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21 Oct2015

Trick or Treat through History at George Ranch Historical Park

Press Release Contact: Jennifer Farrell | 281-382-0219 (cell) TRICK OR TREAT THROUGH HISTORY AT GEORGE RANCH HISTORICAL PARKSpooky dinner + nighttime walking tour also offered at ‘Ghosts and Grub’ event RICHMOND – Explore the spooky side of history on Saturday, October 31 at the George Ranch Historical Park! The Park will be open to...

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15 Oct2015

Visit ‘Christmases Past’ at Annual Campfire Christmas Event

  Press Release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:Jennifer Farrell281-382-0219 (cell) VISIT CHRISTMASES PAST AT GEORGE RANCH HISTORICAL PARK’SANNUAL CAMPFIRE CHRISTMAS EVENT RICHMOND – Visit “Christmases Past” at the George Ranch Historical Park’s annual Campfire Christmas event. Set for December 11, 12, 18 and 19, Campfire Christmas is an unforgettable evening of hearty food, Texas traditions and...

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21 Sep2015

32nd ANNUAL TEXIAN MARKET DAYS FESTIVAL BRINGS HISTORY TO LIFE AT GEORGE RANCH HISTORICAL PARK

Battle reenactments, hands-on activites, music, food, artisans, and more! Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.   RICHMOND, TX – Light the fire and sound the cannons! Set for Saturday, October 24, the 32nd annual living history festival treats visitors to the sights, sounds, smells and activities of more than 100...

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14 Sep2015

Learn How to Dye Cloth the Old-Fashioned Way

Learn how to dye cloth the old-fashioned way – with items you can find at a regular grocery store! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2015 Contact: Jennifer Farrell | 281-382-0219 RICHMOND – Join us at the George Ranch Historical Park on Saturday, September 26 for a special hands-on activity featuring historic cloth-dyeing techniques. The event...

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18 Aug2015

Labor Day BBQ Bash

Press Release: Labor Day at the GRHP MEDIA CONTACT: Jennifer Farrell | jfarrell@fortbendmuseum.org | 281-382-0219   RICHMOND – A national holiday since 1894, Labor Day was created to recognize the accomplishments and achievements of American workers. Visit the George Ranch Historical Park on Saturday, September 5 or Monday, September 7 to celebrate your three-day...

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01 May2015

Father’s Frontier Survival Class

George Ranch Historical Park Offers Unique Twist on Surviving the Great Outdoors Geared Especially for Dads  Saturday: June 20, 2015 at 11 am and 2 pm Dad has fixed it, cured it, found it and built it for you all these years, but can he survive on the wild frontier? Don’t chance it! Treat...

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18 Feb2015

SPRING BREAK: A FARM TO TABLE CELEBRATION

Take an adventure into 100 years of farming, cooking, playing and eating on the wild frontier at George Ranch Historical Park March 7, 10 – 14 and 17 – 21, 2015 Fast food, microwave dinners, grocery stores, ordering online. There are many ways we conveniently get our food in the modern world. But do...

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09 Oct2014

31ST ANNUAL TEXIAN MARKET DAYS FESTIVAL

100 Years of Texas History Will Come Alive on Saturday, October 25 Sponsored by Descendants of Henry Jones, Murphy Oil Corporation, Polly Shouse, Texas Direct Auto and Lida D. McNeill Light the fire and sound the cannons! The 31st annual Texian Market Days Festival will be better than ever bringing more than 100 years of Texas history alive in...

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