Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site, West Columbia

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History Museum · Historic Site
The Varner–Hogg Plantation State Historic Site is a historic site operated by the Texas Historical Commission. The site was the home of former Governor of Texas James S. Hogg and his family. The site is located outside West Columbia, in Brazoria County.
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  • The family happen to find this gem while driving through town. So happy we did. The grounds were beautiful, especially the huge old trees. Everything was organized very well. You can walk around...  more »
  • We drove through West Columbia & stopped by. Would advise to check if the main house is open. It was not when were there. The self tour exhibits were interesting. Great place to walk around...  more »
  • Well preserved Texas historic site. The state does a great job of maintaining this. The small museum is in great condition in the visitor center as well as the one in the building a few doors down. Highly reccomend getting the map and advice from the visitor center about how to plan your visit. Wear good walking shoes for your visit and bring a water bottle and sack lunch. It's a gorgeous plantation to visit.
  • I haven't visited the plantation in 20 years and decided to take my kids there while we were visiting Texas this summer. The plantation, gift shop, and grounds are incredibly well kept. It is very informative and beautiful. The magnolia trees were my favorite, but my kids really liked the outdoor bathtub.

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