Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site

Interior room with grand piano. A jogger pauses at a bench outside. Exterior of the main plantation house. A tour group visits the kitchen.

1702 N. 13th St.
West Columbia, TX 77486
GPS: N29° 9' 45" W95° 38' 27.5"
979-345-4656
varner-hogg@thc.texas.gov

 

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Pecan orchards, magnolia trees, and generations of Texas history and commerce encapsulate Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site. The home tells the story of its three owners: Austin colonist Martin Varner, sugarcane mogul Columbus Patton, and Texas Gov. James S. Hogg. This property hosted sugarcane production, rum distilling, and oil drilling as it transitioned through families. 

Upcoming Events

April 8

Governor Hogg's Easter Egg Hunt

Join Governor Hogg and the Easter Bunny for an exciting morning of Easter Egg Hunts this Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 10 am to noon on the plantation grounds. The event includes story time with our own Governor Hogg and photo opportunities with...

April 22

San Jacinto Festival

Celebrate with us as Varner-Hogg remembers the final battle of the Texas Revolution. Tours of the Plantation House will be given by docents in period dress. Come and celebrate our Texas heritage!

October 7

Harvest Festival

Join us as Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site celebrates its annual Harvest Festival. Hop aboard a fun-filled hayride and spend the evening strolling through the barn to see the tools and wagons used during harvests of the 1800s. Stop by...

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