Texas Independence Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Lake Jackson: Abner Jackson Plantation Site Tour

Repeats every month on March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December on the first Saturday 10 times.
February 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

This historic archeological site of Major Abner Jackson, the namesake of the city of Lake Jackson, was once a prosperous sugar plantation. Discover the sugar making process of the 1840s, how convict labor replaced slave labor during the 1870s, and the destruction of the hurricane of 1900. The site was destroyed by the same hurricane that devastated Galveston.


  • Abner Jackson Plantation Site
  • FM 2004 near Hwy. 332
  • Lake Jackson, Texas
  • 77566



  • Free