Annaberg Sugar Plantation Ruins

The Annaberg Sugar Plantation, located on the island of St. John, USVI, is part of the Virgin Islands National Park, and is maintained by the U.S. National Parks Service.

Annaberg is one of twenty-five sugar plantations that were once active on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

This Annaberg plantation was established in 1718. In addition to growing sugar cane Annabeg plantation also produced molasses and rum.

For the majority of its life the plantation depending on slave labor to operate.

In July 1848 freedom was declared for the Danish West Indies Slaves and the plantation lost numerous workers. Many of the large buildings and wind mills used to produce these goods still remain on the island, and now make up the Annaberg Sugar Plantation Ruins.

The Annaberg Sugar Plantation is open for tours on a daily basis