Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site

Museum Exhibit or ProgramPecan 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. Explore the plantation house, stroll the magnificent grounds and hear stories of 19th- and early 20th-century Texas.
Source:Texas Historical Commission
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.4(A), 4.4(B), 4.5(A), 4.12(A), 4.19(A), 4.19(B), 4.19(C), 4.21(A), 7.5(B), 7.6(A), 7.6(B), 7.21(A)
Topics:Mexican Texas, Texas Revolution, Antebellum Texas, Texas in the 1920s, Texas Since World War II

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