The Varner-Hogg Plantation
Gabriel Head, TPWD park interpreter, talks about the history of the Varner-Hogg Plantation.
Varner-Hogg Plantation (Windows Media)
Varner-Hogg Plantation (Real Media)
Sarah Ford, born into slavery on the Patton Plantation
The Patton Plantation (Varner-Hogg) around 1880
Varner-Hogg around 1900
Long-range view of Columbia Oil Field around 1920. Varner-Hogg is in the far background.
Present-day Varner-Hogg Plantation
Portrait of Miss Ima Hogg in her twenties
(Image courtesy of Brazoria County Historical Museum)
Portrait of Governor James Stephen Hogg. He was the first native-born governor of Texas and served from 1892–1895.
Image courtesy of Brazoria County Historical Museum)