History & Culture

Walmsley Plat Map Magnolia copy

An 1850's map of Magnolia Plantation.


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.


American Indians

Battle of Bermuda Bridge


Cash Crops

Civil War on Cane River


Magnolia Double Box Steam Gin

Magnolia Wood Screw Gin

Slavery at Magnolia

Slavery at Oakland

The Code Noir

The Helaire Family

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