• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

African American History

African Mastery
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Charles Ward Magnolia

Magnolia's slave tenant cabins

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The African American Community at Oakland

Community and Family Structure

Socializing

Health and Community

Slave Hospital

Dwellings

 

Did You Know?

Prud'homme Store

The plantation store opened on Oakland Plantation after the Civil War, sharecroppers and tenant farmers continued buying supplies for family and farming at the Prud'homme Store until 1983. For 50 years a Prud’homme family member served as postmaster at the Bermuda Post Office located inside.