Visit Homestead Heritage at Brazos de Dios

We invite you and your family to visit our Homestead Traditional Crafts Village at Brazos de Dios, open year−round* Monday through Saturday. Brazos de Dios, our 510−acre homesteading community is located in central Texas, easily accessible from IH−35.

Join us for one of our annual festivals — our Labor Day Sweet Sorghum Festival at the Crafts Village or our Homestead Craft & Children’s Fair on Thanksgiving weekend at our nearby fairgrounds.

For information on any of our shops or special events, please call 254/754−9600.

Homestead Heritage Traditional Crafts Village
Open Monday through Saturday
10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M
Homestead Traditional Crafts Village Corn Crib Smokehouse Log Cabin Herb Garden Granary Sorghum Mill Fiber Crafts Gristmill Forge Restaurant & Bakery General Store Furniture Shop Potter's House Gift Barn Farm CFEE School


The Barn—Restored after 200 years, now showcasing the work of our craftsmen
The Potter’s House—Distinctive stoneware and porcelain pottery
Homestead Furniture—Solid wood furniture made with traditional hand joinery; CFEE classroom for our year−round School of Woodworking
Homestead Farms Deli & Bakery—Sandwiches, all−natural barbecue, desserts and real homemade ice cream made with organic milk, cream and eggs
Heritage Forge Blacksmith Shop—Hand−forged wrought−iron pieces
Homestead Gristmill—Restored 1760’s gristmill where we grind fresh whole wheat flour, cornmeal and other grains
Homestead Fibercrafts—Spinning & Weaving shop featuring items hand made from wool, cotton and flax as well as fibercraft equipment & supplies; classroom for spinning, weaving & knitting workshops
Sorghum Mill—At our Labor Day Sweet Sorghum Festival, come watch as we press and cook sorghum cane juice into sweet, rich brown syrup the old−fashioned way.
Granary—Restored timber frame barn for storing and cleaning our wheat and other grains to be ground at Homestead Gristmill
Herb Garden—Herbs, companion plants and everlasting flowers; restored 1830’s pavilion
Heritage Farm—A working homestead
Corn Crib—Restored 1870’s early Aamerican corn crib
Smokehouse—Originally built in 1860 in New York, restored to working condition and used in the process of making our Brazos Valley smoked cheeses
CFEE School of Homesteading—Workshop & seminar classrooms and registration area in the restored LaRue barn and the Middleburg Palatine house
Log Cabin—A unique two−story log cabin of hand−hewn timbers, originally built in 1850 in Missouri; attached addition houses our kitchen skills workshops and seminars
Homestead General Store—Seed, feed, supplements and supplies for gardening, landscaping, livestock care as well as kitchen, household and homesteading needs; 1/4 mile east of the Crafts Village on Halbert Lane

 Historic Buildings

Eight of the buildings in our Model Homestead and Traditional Crafts Village were originally built in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. These unique timber−framed buildings have been moved here to Brazos de Dios and restored to working condition.

The path of the rightous is as the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day. Prov. 4:18 NIV

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