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"


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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

December 14

Procrastinator Santa Market at Varner-Hogg

Varner-Hogg Plantation has joined forces with The Procrastinator Santa Market for a day full of holiday joy! Stock up on gifts for family, unexpected guests, co-workers, and other special people in your life. Vendors from across the region will...

December 14

Candlelight Christmas at Varner-Hogg

Step back in time and tour the main house at Varner-Hogg Plantation, which will be decorated in the style of a mid-1800s Texas Christmas. See the feather tree, learn about toys popular for gift giving during this period, and view the dining room...

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