Annaberg Sugar Plantation, Virgin Islands National Park

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#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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  • Good signs explain what the buildings used to be and it’s fun to wander around. Nice easy walk. Leave car in the parking lot and snorkel at Annaberg Beach; best coral and fish snorkeling.  more »
  • We stopped by Annaberg for some nice views and photos on our way to Maho Bay. They had a volunteer docent there explaining the structures, function, and history. He did a good job. Quite a view...  more »
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  • 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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