Although the 1856 Gilbert House is the cornerstone of the Farmers Branch Historical Park, there is much more history to be found at the Farmers Branch Historical Park. Numerous other buildings are spread over 27 acres which visitors are invited to explore, including the:
Finish your walk back in time at the Park’s 1840s log culture area where you can find unique examples of early Texas log cabin architecture.
Relive Base Ball
The Historical Park is also home to two vintage base ball teams – the Farmers Branch Mustangs and the Rawhide Creek Tanners.
By recreating the sights and sounds of a 19th-century baseball game, interpreters and volunteers of the Farmers Branch Vintage Base Ball Program illustrate how America’s game has transformed throughout the years.
Shop the Museum Store
Before you leave, visit the Historical Park’s Museum Store where you can take a piece of the Farmers Branch Historical Park home with you. The store is located in the little white structure to the west of the Dodson House.
Tours & Rentals
View more information on rentals or please call us at 972.406.0184 to setup a tour or for rental availability.
For an inside look at the structures before you arrive at the Park, check out our map below that includes photos and descriptions of our Historical Park structures!