• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana


An extensive collection of material resources are associated with the park's plantations.  CARI Collection
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Did You Know?


Like other landowners in the French colony of Louisiana, the Prud’hommes and Hertzogs harvested young pigeons for a delicacy called “squab.” Pigeonniers on the plantations reflected the owners' wealth and status.