All ages are encouraged to be a part of Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead Museum!

Whether trying to fulfill volunteer hours or wishing to be a part of Dripping Heritage...We have a range of opportunities from: 

Helping with Special Events


Landscaping & watering the grounds


​ And More....

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​​​A Bridge to the Past
A pride and love of history is a common thread among our docents at The Pound House. Everyday at the Farmstead  are opportunities to make discoveries of the past to share with those that come. 
“Without the past there is no future.” 

What can you learn from being a docent?
History of Dripping Springs, central Texas, Texas, and even the United States. Dr. Pound's background spans many areas and cultures.  
What kind of training 
will I get?

Training consists of a full tour, step-by-step directions on opening and closing procedures, 
and a docent script for you to take.
What are the benefits?
First hand knowledge of the heritage of Dripping 

An opportunity to interact with the public, meet new people and share interesting stories.
Do I dress in period clothes?

You can choose your preference. You may dress in period clothing  or a Farmstead polo shirt.​
What is the schedule?Docents typically give tours one day a week (Wednesday-Saturday from 12-3pm; or as your schedule permits.

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Be a Docent

​We rely on volunteers in our programming and event activities. You can volunteer for a single event, project, or a day.

The Friends of the Pound House Foundation relies on your generosity to keep our heritage museum thriving now and for future generations.


Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead 

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All donations are securely processed through PayPal. You don't need a PayPal account to donate: all major credit & debit cards accepted.
Consider making your donation a monthly, sustaining donation to help with ongoing expenses:

 • Building Maintenance and Repair 

 • Collections Care

 • Grounds and Heritage Oak.

Click the Donate button and you will be transferred to PayPal where you can enter the amount of your donation and whether you would like this to be a one-time or a monthly donation (click the check box to make it a monthly donation). 

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