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

Consider staying on St. John if you plan on visiting Annaberg Plantation, since travelers to this part of the Virgin Islands will be excited to have easy site access during their time there. While this location isn't a major hub for tourism, you will still find a reasonably good selection of lodging options to pick from.

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

Those who choose to visit Annaberg Plantation will be able to find a handful of island pastimes like golfing and heading to the beach within traveling distance. Historic site patrons also interested in golfing will surely enjoy heading over to nearby Mahogany Run Public Golf Course. If you don't take a whole lot of pride in your golf game, additional outdoor opportunities can still be found at Leinster Bay Beach, the closest beach. Plus, you will have a chance to come across a couple more beach and golf options in the region. Historic site guests will encounter a variety of indoor attractions in this general area. There are a pair of additional places of interest nearby -Fredriksdal Ruins and Fredriksdal Plantation Ruins- which are both found a short distance from the historic site.

Information

Operating Hours

You should call the landmark ahead for the exact hours of operation.

Payment

Arrive at this institution ready to give over the cost of admission, which you can figure out by calling ahead.

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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