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Butchering & Curing at Barrington Farm

December 12 @ 10:00 am - December 13 @ 4:00 pm CST
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site – Barrington Living History Farm, P.O. Box 305
Washington, TX 77880-0305 United States

Butchering livestock was a very necessary way of life in the mid-19th century. Many of the animals raised on the farm were raised for that purpose. Pork has been preserved by drying, salting and smoking for centuries. There are different ways of curing, but they all serve the purpose of preserving it to eat later. Join us for our annual butchering and curing weekend, where we will be butchering a hog on Saturday and beginning the curing process on Sunday.…

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