Annaberg Sugar Plantation, Virgin Islands National Park

#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in St. John
Historic Site · Landmark
Take a tour of the historical ruins of Annaberg Sugar Plantation. Founded in the 18th century by Governor General Frederick Moth, the plantation ranked among the island's largest producers of sugar, molasses, and rum. See the huge windmil, learn about the history of the plantation, and enjoy the sweeping views of the sea and the Virgin Islands. Take a short walk among the ruins and view the slave quarters, rum factory ruins, and dungeons. Plan your visit to Annaberg Sugar Plantation and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Virgin Islands National Park planner.
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  • Everyone should visit the ruins of this sugar plantation, if only to see how slaves were critical to and mistreated by the "the New World". The sugar plantation is on a beautiful bluff and is an easy....  more »
  • This plantation used to be a former sugarcane production site where the slaves worked. One is able to sample sugarcane and other fruits, and it was definitely great to see  more »
  • Located at the very end of the road, lies a very old plantation. It's super fun to explore. The sunsets here are epic. The vibes are interesting. Especially while exploring at night, which I'm not even sure is allowed, yet a rush. Just be careful! And respectful!
  • What a tremendous viewpoint, of the island history and the island itself. From the walk up the staircase, to the walk up the hill—it helps to transform you into a distant yesteryear. With so much destruction from hurricanes over the years, this beauty has stood the test of time and is quite a marvel to behold. I highly recommend taking the time to take it in and enjoy.

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