History & Culture
Below are links to the parks' site bulletins. The site bulletins cover a wide range of topics including plantation history, slavery, agriculture ... and much more.
Click on the individual links to find out more.
Did You Know?
The French founder of Oakland was Jean Pierre Emanuel Prud’homme, who began farming the area in 1785 and received a Spanish land grant in 1789. Eight generations of his French Creole family lived and worked on this land, managing to keep the physical complex intact for two centuries.