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Varner-Hogg Plantation
News Release
Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site To Host
50th Anniversary celebration 

WEST COLUMBIA Join Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site this Saturday, March 29, 2008 as the site celebrates its fiftieth year open to the public.  The festivities will begin at 10 am with a program about the plantation’s history and the many historical Texas figures that helped shape it, and will include a demonstration by the Brazoria Militia.  After the program, visitors will be treated to the sounds of a live 1950s big band orchestra, cake, punch, and an antique car show. 

Demonstrators and costumed interpreters will also be available for those who would like to learn more about the area’s history.   Bring your family and a picnic lunch and help us celebrate fifty years of memories at Varner-Hogg.

Admittance into the park will be free for all ages from 10 am to 2 pm.
 
 
Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site is one of 18 historic sites transferred Jan. 1, 2008 from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission.
 
 
The Texas Historical Commission is the state agency for historic preservation. The agency administers a variety of programs to preserve the archeological, historical and cultural resources of Texas.




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