• 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
NPS - CARI Image

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Today a few of the direct descendants of Oakland's enslaved (such as Marvin Toussaint, great-great grandson of Minique Toussaint, an Oakland fiddler and carpenter) now actively participate in local historic preservation of African American institutions.