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)



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