Annaberg Plantation

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One of the main plantations to support the sugar industry on St. Croix during the 18th and 19th centuries, Annaberg Plantation was owned by the first Danish governor of St. Croix, Frederick Moth. Now, the property is in ruins and is a popular tourist attractions amongst those who wonder about the history of the plantation in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Offerings

A number of buildings associated with sugar production, including a windmill, factory, and slave quarters, although in ruins, are all a part of a tour of this property.

Staying Close

Those wishing to visit Annaberg Plantation may choose to book their trip on St. John, since visitors to this part of the Virgin Islands will be pleased to have easy site access during their time there. There is a reasonably varied selection of lodgings around the region within the vicinity of Annaberg Plantation.

Hotels near Annaberg Plantation
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Trinidad Charlie's Cottages Lodge 3.9 mi. (1.4 km) SW
Caneel Bay Resort Resort 3.9 mi. (1.4 km) WSW
The Westin St. John Resort Resort 4.5 mi. (1.1 km) SW
Estate Lindholm B & B 4.6 mi. (0.5 km) WSW

Location and What's Nearby

Folks coming to Annaberg Plantation will have access to at least a couple recreational opportunities like playing a few holes of golf and enjoying water sports within traveling distance. Visitors with an interest in trying out their skillfulness at the golf course, will want to do so at the nearest golfing opportunity, which is Mahogany Run Public Golf Course. If you aren't a golfer, other outdoor options exist, including Leinster Bay Beach, the most convenient beach to visit. Though you won't find an extensive selection nearby, one or two other equally enjoyable outdoor possibilities to choose from nearby. Historic site visitors will encounter plenty of other local attractions in this general vicinity. You'll find a couple of other places nearby you may want to visit -Fredriksdal Ruins and Fredriksdal Plantation Ruins- both of which are found within a few miles of the historic site.

Information

Operating Hours

Call their number in advance to get their operating hours.

Payment

If you need to know the price of admission, call Annaberg Plantation ahead of time to find out how much they charge, or if they do at all.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (340) 776-6201 ext. 238

Location: St. John

Website: http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/prvi/pr42.htm

 

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