Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site Events

October 2020

October 3

Beginning in October, we'll be socially distanced, masked up and ready to welcome you for tours of the outdoor sites of interests at Varner-Hogg. Discover the many changes to the Main House, the importance of Varner Creek, and the legacy of the Sugar Mill Ruins. The Main House and other public buildings will be open but won't be included on the tour. Masks or other face coverings are required...

October 10

Beginning in October, we'll be socially distanced, masked up and ready to welcome you for tours of the outdoor sites of interests at Varner-Hogg. Discover the many changes to the Main House, the importance of Varner Creek, and the legacy of the Sugar Mill Ruins. The Main House and other public buildings will be open but won't be included on the tour. Masks or other face coverings are required...

October 10

October 2020 Forum Theme: “Horror & Happiness: Reconciling the Difficult History of Varner-Hogg”
Much of the history of Varner-Hogg Plantation contains real stories of horror and human rights abuses in the years before and after the Civil War. At the same time, much of the site's history is about a prominent Texas family coming together for happy times with friends to celebrate and...

October 17

Beginning in October, we'll be socially distanced, masked up and ready to welcome you for tours of the outdoor sites of interests at Varner-Hogg. Discover the many changes to the Main House, the importance of Varner Creek, and the legacy of the Sugar Mill Ruins. The Main House and other public buildings will be open but won't be included on the tour. Masks or other face coverings are required...

October 18

Beginning in October, we'll be socially distanced, masked up and ready to welcome you for tours of the outdoor sites of interests at Varner-Hogg. Discover the many changes to the Main House, the importance of Varner Creek, and the legacy of the Sugar Mill Ruins. The Main House and other public buildings will be open but won't be included on the tour. Masks or other face coverings are required...

October 24

Take a spooky stroll around the Varner-Hogg Plantation grounds and listen to tales about the ghostly heritage of the area. Plenty of dangers lurked in the early Texas wilderness and many settlers didn’t live to tell their tales! Then, discover Victorian funeral and mourning practices at the main house. PLUS...HAUNTED WOODS, STORYTELLERS AND MAYBE, AN UNEXPECTED GUEST OR TWO!

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November 2020

November 14

October 2020 Forum Theme: “Horror & Happiness: Reconciling the Difficult History of Varner-Hogg”
Much of the history of Varner-Hogg Plantation contains real stories of horror and human rights abuses in the years before and after the Civil War. At the same time, much of the site's history is about a prominent Texas family coming together for happy times with friends to celebrate and...

December 2020

December 12

October 2020 Forum Theme: “Horror & Happiness: Reconciling the Difficult History of Varner-Hogg”
Much of the history of Varner-Hogg Plantation contains real stories of horror and human rights abuses in the years before and after the Civil War. At the same time, much of the site's history is about a prominent Texas family coming together for happy times with friends to celebrate and...