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Focus Weekend- Pulling Fodder Barrington Plantation State Historic Site

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Focus Weekend- Pulling Fodder
Dr. Jones penned in his journal on July 13, 1854, that those enslaved– “Commenced taking corn blade fodder.” Although very few ears of corn were used to feed livestock, the dried leaves of the corn plants made excellent hay (fodder) that could be fed to them as needed to supplement foraging. Come pull and make “hands” (bunches) of fodder from our corn crop! Contact Ben Baumgartner at ben.baumgartner@thc.texas.gov or 936-878-2214 x248 for more information.


July 9
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Barrington Plantation State Historic Site
12300 Park Rd 12
Washington, Texas 77880
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