Annaberg Sugar Plantation, Virgin Islands National Park

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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 Annaberg Sugar Plantation visit and explore what else you can see and do in Virgin Islands National Park using our Virgin Islands National Park vacation builder.
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  • St John has a very rich and diverse past. At one time there were over one hundred sugar mills on the island. Where did they fit them all is a mystery to me, but there are ruins at every corner if you ...  more »
  • Be sure and take water and come prepared to conquer stairs in order to get to the site. The Ruins are beautiful and provide plenty of photo ops.  more »
  • The ruins are really well kept by the NPS and the signs give you a peak back to how the plantation was used and what went on there when sugar was being produced. It was stiflingly hot the day we visit...  more »
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  • Great historic site.
  • There are lots of ruins on the island but this one is one of the best preserved with signage telling of the history.
  • The history of these islands has opened up my eyes in way I've never imagined. The ruins help paint the picture.
  • Really cools ruins to check out and explore the area
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