Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site Events

May 2021

May 9

Treat your Mom to Texas History and Heritage!

In celebration of Mother’s Day, select THC state historic sites are offering free admission for all mothers. From homes and inns to battlegrounds and frontier forts, there’s something to capture a variety of interests in locations across the state. Plan your visit now.

Offering free admission to all moms on Sunday, May 9 at sites regularly...

May 15

Request an appointment online using our Donor Appointment Request Form. To provide a safe event, appointments are required and masks are strongly encouraged. If you need assistance, please call 979-345-4656 ext. 22.
 

On June 19, 2020, Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site (VHP) in West Columbia received a grant from the 400 Years of African American History Commission in...

May 16

Saturday, May 16
Market Day
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Free admission during market hours. Check our Facebook page, regularly, for an updated list of vendors. To become a Market Day vendor, contact Mandy Meuth at amanda.meuth@thc.texas.gov or 979-345-4656 ext. 24.

May 26

Historically Well programs delve into the history of health and wellness found in the real stories of the people – both enslaved and free – who lived, worked and built community over the 130-year history of the plantation. Historically Well programs are free and open to the public.

Our May Topic:
"IFFEN A BIRD FLIES TOO HIGH": THE STORY OF RACHEL PATTON
Wednesday, May 26,...

May 27

Virtually Varner-Hogg is a series of monthly programs for ages 12 and younger to discover the community of people who lived, worked and visited the plantation in the years from 1901 to 1920. After a brief program, children can join our educator for a hands-on activity made from materials found in most homes. Virtually Varner-Hogg programs are free and open to the public.

Our April...

June 2021

June 12

Request an appointment online using our Donor Appointment Request Form. 

To provide a safe event, appointments are required and masks are strongly encouraged. If you need assistance, please call 979-345-4656 ext. 22.

On June 19, 2020, Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site (VHP) in West Columbia received a grant from the 400 Years of African American History Commission in...

June 26

Request an appointment online using our Donor Appointment Request Form.

On June 19, 2020, Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site (VHP) in West Columbia received a grant from the 400 Years of African American History Commission in Washington, DC for a year-long project called The Brazoria County 1619 Descendants Project. The purpose of the project is to create a digital repository...