Front Porch Stories

Mar 15 2021 - 11:00am to 11:30am

Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site
1702 N. 13th Street
West Columbia, Texas  77486
979-345-4656 ext. 22


Cartoon drawing of a cowboy and little girl pointing at each other.

What could be more fun than reading some wonderful children's books from one of the many porches at Varner-Hogg? Join us on Facebook Live on the 1st and 15th of each month for our virtual story time as we read books inspired by the real stories of our site. (We might even pop-up at some other fun places outside the plantation!)

Our story times cannot be recorded and saved, so be sure to join us live. Front Porch Stories programs are intended for early readers. They are free and open to the public.

In March, we're reading...
Ima and the Great Texas Ostrich Race
by Margaret Olivia McManis (author) and Bruce Dupree (illustrator)
Monday, March 15, 2021
11 a.m., via Facebook Live

In the tradition of big, tall tales in Texas - based loosely on real events, this wonderful book tells the story of ten-year-old Ima Hogg riding her pet ostrich in a race against her brothers who are on horseback.