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

 

Driving map.

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

January 25

Family Folkways at Varner-Hogg

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning January 25, 2020.

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation....

February 6

Front Porch Stories at Varner-Hogg

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world...

February 8

Time Team Jr. at Varner-Hogg

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and...

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