Annaberg Sugar Plantation
Annaberg Sugar Plantation
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The most accessible and best preserved of its type, this once-working sugar plantation (circa 1870) was the site of boiling molasses and hardworking slaves harvesting sugarcane, and which now offers visitors regular tours and living-history demonstrations.
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beth ann k
Halstead, KS1,801 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
It's a nicely kept historical area, and doesn't take very long to walk through. Just a sad part of the history of the Virgin Islands.
Written 16 May 2024
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Staci T
New Braunfels, TX234 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
Well preserved ruins with interpretive signs. Easy walk to get to from parking lot. Fantastic views of the BVI. Close to Leinster Bay Trail to hike to Waterlemon Bay.
Written 24 April 2024
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Rebecca F
Cleveland, OH75 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
This was a really important historical location that we visited. Allow for about 45 minutes to walk through and read all about the plantation. Important to know some of the islands history - I felt lots of emotions reading about the horrible conditions and learning of the brave people who tried to escape. About a 28 minute drive from south side of the island. Bring waters if you are there in the afternoon the heat is intense up high!
Written 5 April 2024
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bartpic
New Haven, CT481 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
We decided to drive to this place and check it out. It was a good idea. The history of this old mill is quite interesting. It's a little run down and part of it is under repair and not accessible but you get to observe most of it. The placards situated around the property are well written and informative. You only need 20- 40 minutes to walk around and read the history. It was a nice diversion. Be prepared to walk up a long stairway if you walk from the parking area. You can avoid this by getting dropped off at the taxi stand . It's a little rugged so wear supportive shoes . There were on-line warnings and signs at the entrance to be aware of bees. Not sure why, there were none. And no explanation of what kind of harmful bees may be around. I know most ALL bees are harmless and not aggressive unless provoked. But if you're allergic to bee venom, take heed just in case. Enjoy this interesting place.
Written 30 January 2024
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Steve M
19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
There are display markers explaining what each building was and how the sugar was made. Very informative. We saw quite a few windmill bases around the VIs, but nothing as complete as this plantation.
Written 14 January 2024
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johnfi
Cape Haze, FL291 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
We have been here many times and it's always a stop for us with showing friends around STJ to get a glimpse of what went on back in the day. The bees were active the day we were there, would be nice if the park service was able to treat the bees so you can walk around more.
Written 2 December 2023
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Talia B
Westford, MA20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
This was an interesting, beautiful, and poignant place to visit. My husband and I walked up the stairs to get to the stone ruins of the sugar processing buildings and slave residences. Plaques around the property describe what you are seeing. It really makes you think about the hardship of the people who were enslaved there, next to the ocean views. I doubt they got to enjoy them. I hope their descendants have better lives. Definitely visit this place to get a sense of the history of St. John.
Written 15 June 2023
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Manistique1,291 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
We were on a tour around St. John and this was one of our stops. It was very interesting. "Mr. Bill', a volunteer was very friendly and helpful.
Written 2 May 2023
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LSUTraveller
Watson, LA1,849 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Its reasonably well preserved from the original construction. Lots of history here. Was a bee alert issued for the area (April). Nice overlook of Lenister Bay.
Written 14 April 2023
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MommaBear318
Honesdale, PA74 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Family
Amazing quick historical trip. We parked below and took wooden stairs up, but you can drive and drop off right at the site. Signs are maintained and have great info. Easy to do with little kids!
Written 21 March 2023
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